OVS End-of-Year Award Recipients

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.

2017 Voice of the Year – Clarise Ooi
2016 Voice of the Year – Clarise Ooi
2015 Voice of the Year – Nigel Lau
2014 Voice of the Year – Louisa Paua
2013 Voice of the Year – Georgia Peace
2012 Voice of the Year – Kaelyn Savea
2011 Voice of the Year – Rowena Braaskma

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.

2017 Talent of the Year – Nigel Lau
2016 Talent of the Year – Nigel Lau
2015 Talent of the Year – Clarise Ooi
2014 Talent of the Year – Daniel Lane
2013 Talent of the Year – Ainsleigh Johnson
2012 Talent of the Year – Jasmine McCowan

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.

2017 Student of the Year – Kanyon Stowers
2016 Student of the Year – Brianna Pierre
2015 Student of the Year – Brianna Pierre
2014 Student of the Year – Nigel Lau
2013 Student of the Year – Louisa Paua
2012 Student of the Year – Sophie Tatnell
2011 Student of the Year – Rowena Braaskma

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.

2017 Most Improved of the Year – Joshua Chillemi
2016 Most Improved of the Year – Kanyon Stowers
2015 Most Improved of the Year – Bailey Lait

OVS End-of-Year Concert’s Choice (From 2017)
The OVS End-of-Year Concert’s Choice Award is presented to the Performer or Performance Group who is a stand-out in their performance and conduct at the Concert.

2017 End-of-Year Concert’s Choice – “Tre Nuance” OVS Junior Performance Group & “Flavour3” OVS Intermediate Performance Group (Tre Nuance – Kanyon Stowers, Kodah Stowers; Flavour3 – Nigel Lau, Ainsley Maa, Clarise Ooi)

OVS End-of-Year Sponsor’s Choice (2013 – 2016)
The OVS End-of-Year Sponsor’s Choice Award is presented to the Sponsor’s stand-out performance of the Concert.

2016 End-of-Year Sponsor’s Choice – Bailey Lait
2015 End-of-Year Sponsor’s Choice – Jordanna Morandin
2014 End-of-Year Sponsor’s Choice – Clarise Ooi
2013 End-of-Year Sponsor’s Choice – Daniela Veljkovic