Monday, June 12, 2017

CONGRATS! 2017 Hamilton Arts Award Winners

Hammertown's incredible artistic community took centre stage at the City of Hamilton Arts Awards ceremony on June 7, 2017 at the Hamilton Central Library. Established winners received $2,500 and a medallion. Emerging artists were awarded $1,000 and a certificate.

There were three music-related winners.  In the Music, Established category cellist and composer Kirk Starkey took top spot.

Links: Kirk Starkey, Video above courtesy of 93.3 CFMU

Wonderful singer/songwriter Hanna Bech was chosen for the Music, Emerging honours.

Links: Hanna BechMore Hanna Bech Stories, Video above courtesy of Don Glesson

Veteran pianist, Valerie Tryon earned the Lifetime Achievement award for her impressive body of work.

Links: Valerie TryonMore Valerie Tryon StoriesVideo above courtesy of LibraryOfCongress

Click here for the Spectator story

Here's a complete list of winners:

Blast from the Past: Last Year's Winners

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