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Sunday@CMU: July 2022

Tuesday, July 5, 2022 @ 12:00 AM

Theme: Voices of the CMU Community

This month on Sunday@CMU, we are featuring the voices of CMU students. We will hear excerpts of speeches from the 2022 C. Henry Smith Oratorical Peace Contest and performances from this year's 17th annual Verna Mae Janzen music competition finals.

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Dual winners mark the 16th annual Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 @ 2:47 PM

For the past 16 years, the CMU School of Music hosts the Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition for music students capable of performing at a high skill level. It is a time, as adjudicator Henrietta Schellenberg puts it, "of comradery and competition for music students, a chance to bring their art to the public, a jewel in the life of the musical calendar at CMU."

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Winning Performances of the 2019 Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition (video)

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 @ 11:26 AM

Stephanie Wilson's performance earned her first place and the $700 prize that comes with it on Wednesday, March 20. She is the first clarinetist to ever win the competition.

Nathan Dyck, a baritone in his third year of a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance, placed second and received $500. Third place and its $300 prize went to pianist Madeleine Friesen, who is in her fourth year of a Bachelor of Music with concentrations in Music Education and Musicology.

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Clarinetist wins 2019 Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 @ 6:45 AM

A clarinetist from Manitoba is the winner of the 14th annual Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU).

Stephanie Wilson's performance earned her first place and the $700 prize that comes with it on Wednesday, March 20. She is the first clarinetist to ever win the competition.

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Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 @ 12:24 PM

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