RESULTS

43rd National Youth Jazz Competition Award Winners:

2021 National Youth Jazz Competition Trophies

Winners Names

NEW ORLEANS TROPHY FOR THE MOST OUTSTANDING BIG BAND

Pukekohe High School

NORMAN FAMILY TROPHY FOR THE BEST JAZZ COMBO

Avondale Quartet – Avondale College

GEORGE RAWIRI TROPHY for the Most Outstanding Young Musician

Louis Holland – Wellington

BEST OF FESTIVAL TROPHY- Most Outstanding Jazz Band

Crumbly Jack & Mel Stevenson – Wellington 

SOUNZ TROPHY – Best performance of a NZ composition

Auckland Grammar – “Senegal Champions of Africa” by the Black Seeds

RODGER FOX TROPHY – Most Outstanding Trombonist

Louis Holland – Wellington

DAVE FEEHAN TROPHY – Most Outstanding Vocalist

Eden Brown – Wellington

EDWINA THORNE TROPHY – Most Outstanding Trumpet or Flugel

Miro Holland – Wellington

TOM BAYLISS TROPHY – Most Outstanding Clarinetist

Chester Bodman – Scots College

MAYERS MUSIC CENTRE TROPHY – Most Outstanding Guitarist

Michael van Lieshout – Tauranga Boys’ College

BAY CITY MUSIC TROPHY – Most Outstanding Keyboard Player

Nico Buhne – Wellington

P&S PENMAN TROPHY – Most Outstanding Bassist

Tyler Diprose – Avondale Quartet – Avondale College

HILL/WILCOCK TROPHY – Most Outstanding Drummer

Ranu Ediriweera Wijesuriya – Auckland Grammar

BILL HOFFMEISTER TROPHY – Most Outstanding Pianist

Lucas Kewell – Avondale Quartet – Avondale College

ERROL CHRISTIANSEN TROPHY – Most Outstanding Flautist

Luke Sutton – Scots College

YANAGISAWA TROPHY – Most Outstanding Saxophonist

Alex Vujanic – Pukekohe High School

BAKER/ALLEN TROPHY – Best Arrangement

Crumbly Jack – Wellington

KEN MITCHELL TROPHY – Best Original Composition

“Phase Out Nitrogen Fertiliser” by Mel Stevenson – Wellington

DENNIS HUGGARD TROPHY – Best First Year Performance Band

The Fantails – Sancta Maria College

DEREK JACOMBS TROPHY – Award for Innovation

James Dawes – Articul8 – Kings College

LAUREN ELLIS TROPHY – Best Big Band Drummer

Devin O’Callaghan – Pukekohe High School

L & M Mason Trophy – Best Musicianship Combo

Tauranga Boys Combo One

BIG BAND AWARDS

 

GOLD

 

Wellington College and Wellington Girls College

 

St Cuthbert’s College Stage Band

 

Tauranga Boys and Tauranga Girls College Big Band One

 

Lynfield College Big Band

 

Trident High Big Band

 

Pukekohe High School Stage Band

 

Avondale College Big Band

 

Scots College Jazz Band

 

Saint Kentigern Big Band

 

Auckland Grammar Big Band

 

SILVER

 

Aquinas College

 

Avondale College Stage Band

 

Bethlehem College Big Band

 

The ACG Strathallan Stocktakers

 

Rongotai College Big Band

 

Tauranga Boys and Tauranga Girls College Big Band Two

 

Clyde St Jazz Band – Diocesan School

 
  

COMBO AWARDS

 

GOLD

 

Blue Note – Avondale College

 

Articul8 – Kings College

 

Saint Kentigern Jazz Combo – Saint Kentigern College

 

The Fantails – Sancta Maria College

 

Crumbly Jack – Wellington High School

 

The Keas – Sancta Maria College

 

Mel Stevenson – Wellington High School

 

Avondale Quartet – Avondale College

 

Club 347 – St Andrew’s College Christchurch

 

PHS Quintet – Pukekohe High School

 

Auckland Grammar Combo – Auckland Grammar

 

Tauranga Boys College Combo One

 
  

SILVER

 

Tauranga Boys College Combo Two

 

Jazz Tortoises – Scots College

 

Kristin Jazz Combo – Kristin School

 

Otumoetai College Combo

 

Minho and the Drongos – ACG Strathallan

 

Five Spot – Avondale College

 

Green Note – Green Bay High School

 

Robs Dogs – Avondale College

 

Kikorangi – Kuranui College

 

Rongotai College Senior Combo

Lynfield College Jazz Combo

 

Orewa Jazz Combo

 

Route 65 – Sacred Heart Lower Hutt

 

52nd Street – Avondale College

 

Whangaparaoa Senior Jazz Combo

 

Milestones – St Cuthberts College

 
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