Musical Theatre students (from left) Brielle Kelly

Student performers take top honours

Strong Campbell River contingent to the BC Festival for the Performing Arts

Campbell River students take top honours in North Island Festival of Performing Arts.

North Island Festival for the Performing Arts encompasses Parksville and north on Vancouver Island. This year Campbell River can be very proud of her young people.

All the students representing the North Island in Musical Theatre and 4 of the 6 representing the North Island in Piano come from Campbell River. Campbell River will be very well represented at the B.C. Provincials for the Performing Arts in Penticton June 2014.

Students were chosen at the recent North Island Festival of Performing Arts held in Courtenay at the Sid Williams Theatre and the Little Red Church in Comox. The whole community of Campbell River is a part of these students success.

Not only do they often perform together at the same events, many of them take classes together, accompany each other and study and collaborate with each others’ teachers.

The following groups in Campbell River can be proud to be a part this success: RainCoast Creative Performing Arts, CR Friends of Music, Shoreline Musical Theatre Society, Rivercity Players, CR Children’s Choir, Young Theatre, CR Singers, CR Rotary Showcase Performance, Crow Theatre, Carihi, Timberline, CR Christian School, CR Arts Council, CR Art Gallery, and the Tidemark Theatre.

Musical Theatre Junior Rep Nathan Glum, Alternate Hollis Matheson, Intermediate Rep Brielle Kelly, Alternate Hudsen Leroy, Senior Rep Beth Miller, Alternate Yani Indrajaya.

Nathan, Hollis and Hudsen are taught by Amy Lelliott. Brielle, Beth and Yani are taught by Kristy Miller.

Piano Junior Rep Towa Stewart, Intermediate Rep Carter Johnson, Senior Rep Matthew Krell, Alternate Heather Spetifore.

All the piano students are taught by Shelly Roberts.