Saturday, September 16, 2017

Celebrate with us the 49 Talent Trust Scholarship recipients of 2017!

The Talent Trust supports artists of all disciplines in their formative years with scholarships and special awards. In 2017 we were able to support 49 Nova Scotia emerging artists. Congratulations to all!

Scholarships make a significant difference in the lives of these emerging artists as Rebecca Wolfe from Dartmouth told us: 

I am honoured to receive a Talent Trust scholarship for the second time. Your continued support means the world to me. It is very difficult making ends meet living away from home and going to school. 
The scholarship I have received will ease my mind about financials during this upcoming school year and will allow me to focus on my studies at Humber College’s Theatre Performance Program.
Thank you!
Rebecca Wolfe is in her second year studying Theatre Performance at Humber College, Toronto. 
The Talent Trust has awarded $80,000 in scholarships to emerging Nova Scotian artists in the fields of dance, theatre, media (film) studies, music, visual and literary arts. This is a $5,000 increase from previous years. This increase is only possible because of supporters and individual donors like you. Thank you!
Donate today to support these wonderful Nova Scotian artists.
Thank you for believing in the Creativity of Nova Scotians.

NS Talent Trust, PO Box 575, Halifax, NS B3J 2R7
Congratulations to the 2017 Talent Trust Scholarship
and Nova Scotia Arts Endowment Fund Scholarship Recipients!
  • Julia Barkhouse, Dartmouth
  • Kieron Harper, Halifax
  • Claire Campbell, Head of St. Margaret's Bay
  • Carrigan MacDonald, Hammonds Plains
  • Olivia MacLean, Dartmouth
  • Ellery Jackson, Dartmouth, NS Arts Endowment Fund Scholarship
  • Katherine McDonald, Halifax
  • Maggie Oates-Johnson, Dartmouth, NS Arts Endowment Fund Scholarship
  • Mollie Oates-Johnson, Dartmouth
  • Niamh Perrins, Wolfville
- Modern/Contemporary
  • Lucie Schmidt, Lakeview
  • Stan Tonin, Windsor Junction
- Keyboard - Piano
  • Vlad Chiriac, Bedford
  • Devin Huang, Bedford
  • Lala Lee, Halifax
  • Chantal Peng, Wolfville
  • Dakota Scott-Digout, Barrington
  • Andrew Son, Halifax
  • Alex (Zixuan) Yang, Bedford
- Strings - Cello
  • India Gailey, Wolfville
- Strings - Violin
  • Lilith Richter-Stephenson, Dartmouth
  • Heemin Choi, Bedford
- Strings - Guitar
  • Matthew Fraser, Inverness
- Conducting
  • Thomas Burton, Wolfville
- Voice - Opera
  • Nickolas Higgs, New Glasgow
  • Breanna Miller, Halifax
  • Morgan Reid, Sydney
  • Benjamin Shaw, Vancouver,  NS Arts Endowment Fund Scholarship
- Brass - French Horn
  • Mimisu Lee, Halifax
- Brass - Euphonium
  • Ross Macintosh, Truro
- Composition
  • Roland Smith, Windsor
  • Adam Clarke, Antwerpen
- Woodwind - Oboe
  • Julia Millett, Lunenburg
  • Gharrett Paon, Halifax
- Acting
  • Rebecca Wolfe, Dartmouth
Music Theatre
  • Ria Kapur, Bedford
  • Emily Robertson, Oakville
  • Maya Read, Dartmouth, NS Arts Endowment Fund Scholarship
- Directing
  • Luciana Silvestre Fernandes, Halifax
Visual/Fine Arts 
- Interdisciplinary
  • Gabriel Soligo, Halifax, NS Arts Endowment Fund Scholarship
- Design/Applied Craft
  • Jodie Fox, Mosquadoboit Harbour
  • Isaac Fresia, Halifax
  • Andrew Gilmour, Halifax
  • Lee Yuen-Rapati, Dartmouth
- Painting Drawing
  • Nat Chantel, Dartmouth
  • Curtis Botham, Bedford
  • Caterina Slamovits, Halifax
- Printmaking
  • Emma van Zeumeren, Dartmouth
Literary Arts
- Fiction
  • Conor Martin, Dartmouth

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