The music department offers awards to encourage the following:

  1. Participation in the music program for all 5 years of high school.
  2. Service to the music community at the school.
  3. Excellence on their chosen instrument(s).
  4. Expand musical understanding by studying  more than one discipline to a high level of musicianship.

Course Awards:

Course awards are presented to the “top in class” for each grade 12 course (Concert Band, Jazz Band, Concert Choir, Strings, Vocal Jazz)

Criteria:

  • Above 90% (terms 1 and 2 of grade 12 year)
  • Excellence in musicianship (instrument or voice)
  • Musical leadership demonstrated

Book Award:

Book awards are school sponsored awards presented to grade 12 students who are community leaders in the music department.

Criteria:

  • 85% or higher (terms 1 and 2 of grade 12 year)
  • Outstanding dedication and leadership towards the music community at Point Grey

Darren Jacobsen Memorial Bursary:

Awarded to a grade 12 student who is continuing music education at the post secondary level. This bursary is a cash award which is generously supported by the Jacobsen family.

Criteria:

  • Must be continuing in music at the post secondary level.
  • Musical Excellence on instrument/voice, and acceptance into a post secondary music  program.

Certificate in Music:

Awarded to students who have participated  in the Point Grey Music Department since the grade 8 level in any area of study.

Diploma in Music:

Awarded to students who have taken 4 music courses at the grade 11/12 level. Must maintain a “A” average in all 4 courses.

Diploma in Music with distinction:

Awarded to students who have taken 6 or more music courses at the grade 11/12 level.  Must maintain a 90% average in all music courses.