Presented at the Annual End-of-Year Concert

There are 5 OVS End-of-Year Awards for:
– Voice of the Year
– Talent of the Year
– Student of the Year
– Most Improved of the Year
– End-of-Year Concert’s Choice Award

Judging:
The recipients of the OVS End-of-Year Awards are based on the student’s progress throughout the year and are decided solely by Ofelia Guizzon and are final.
The recipient of the OVS End-of-Year Concert’s Choice Award is based on the student’s performance and conduct at the Concert and is decided by Ofelia Guizzon, Daniel Ivinson and the Performance Report Adjudicator, and are final.

Award Criteria:
OVS Voice of the Year
The OVS Voice of the Year Award is OVS’s most prestigious award. The OVS Voice of the Year Award is presented to the performer who not only has an outstanding voice, but is dedicated to improving their vocal technique and performance skills. This person consistently displays passion, enthusiasm, drive, courage, belief, respect and an excellent work ethic while remaining humble and grateful for their natural gifts.

OVS Talent of the Year
The OVS Talent of the Year Award is presented to the student who is a stand-out performer. This person is consistent in their vocal delivery and has a stage presence and voice that grabs the attention of any audience.

OVS Student of the Year
The OVS Student of the Year Award is presented to the student who consistently impresses from lesson to lesson in their evolvement as a musician. This person displays an exemplary attitude to learning and taking direction.

OVS Most Improved of the Year
The OVS Most Improved of the Year Award is presented to the student who has improved significantly in their vocal, performance and musicianship skills throughout the academic year. This person exhibits focus, dedication and an excellent sense of perseverance in their approach to learning.

OVS End-of-Year Concert’s Choice
The OVS End-of-Year Concert’s Choice Award is presented to the performer who is a stand-out in their performance and conduct at the Concert.

OVS End-of-Year Awards:
– OVS Voice of the Year Award includes a Certificate, Trophy with the recipients name engraved, Name engraved onto the OVS Perpetual Trophy, Performance Wired Microphone and a Gift Certificate for complimentary enrollment into an OVS Performance Group for the proceeding Semester.
– OVS Talent of the Year, Student of the Year, Most Improved of the Year Awards includes a Certificate, Trophy with the recipients name engraved and a Gift Certificate for complimentary enrollment into an OVS Performance Group for the proceeding Semester.
– OVS End-of-Year Concert’s Choice Award includes a Certificate, Trophy and a Gift Certificate for complimentary enrollment into an OVS Performance Group for the proceeding Semester.