The 38th annual Festival of the Performing Arts will take place from March 7 to 15 at the NVSS Integris Community Theatre.
Monday March 7, Speech Arts
Friday March 11, Strings
Monday March 14 to Wednesday March 16 Piano
Monday March 14, 7:30 p.m. Interactive choral workshop for all by Dr. Stephen Smith
Tuesday March 15, 7:30 p.m.
“Breaking Bach”, Piano workshop about his Preludes and Fugues for all by Dr. Stephen Smith
Sunday March 20, 2:30 p.m. Spring Arts Gala Concert
More information can be found on www.musicfestivalweb.com/nechako or Facebook page.
Christina Rogers, Speech Arts Adjudicator
Christina Rogers has been a speech arts and voice enthusiast for over 20 years. She holds an ARCT in speech arts from the Royal Conservatory of Toronto where she received the Florence Memorial Scholarship and gold medal for the highest mark in Canada. She has also completed exams with Trinity College, and spent several years teaching at the well-respected Speech Arts Studio in Edmonton AB and then later in Northern BC where she started the Stewart Speech Arts Festival and has been teaching around 40 students in Terrace, BC. While in her youth, Christina began studying with esteemed speech arts coach Shirley Konrad and multiple voice instructors, winning numerous awards including the best overall speech award four different times, the best overall voice award, the Telus Scholarship and first place at the provincial level. Christina spent years training in dance, and because of her diverse theatre skills especially enjoys coaching musical theatre solos. Christina finds great joy in teaching, adjudicating, composing, and writing. She currently works with groups and private students in Northern BC, with students placing at the provincial level and winning RCM gold medals. She has recently moved to Prince George where she now resides with her husband and three children.