Posted on 11/30/2012, 10:26 am, by mySteinbach

The Royal Conservatory congratulates the Steinbach residents who won 2012 Gold Medals for scoring the top marks in Manitoba on Royal Conservatory examinations. Winners will receive the award at a free public recital and medal ceremony taking place at The Muriel Richardson Auditorium, Winnipeg Art Gallery, on Saturday, December 1, at 2:00pm.

Medal winners are listed below:

Riley Plett: Grade 1 Piano
Bronwyn Rempel: Grade 5 Violin

Regional Gold Medals are awarded each academic year (September 1 to August 31) to Conservatory examination candidates in Preparatory A and B and Grades 1 to 10 who achieve the highest mark in their respective province or designated region. Eligible candidates must score at least 80% on their practical examination and must have completed the co-requisite theory examinations for their respective grade and discipline. Gold Medal ceremonies are held annually in cities across Canada, often in conjunction with Convocation ceremonies, to recognize students’ achievements and acknowledge the contributions of their teachers.

The Royal Conservatory is one of the largest and most respected music and arts education institutions in the world. Providing the definitive standard of excellence in music education through its curriculum, assessment, performance, and teacher education programs, The Conservatory has had a substantial impact on the lives of millions of people globally. The Royal Conservatory curriculum provides a recognized standard of musical success through an effectively sequenced course of study and individual student examinations from beginner to advanced levels. Last year, 100,000 examinations were conducted in 300 communities across North America. Over 3,000 examinations take place across Manitoba. For more information, please visit