Lou Williamson Jazz Award

The Lou Williamson Jazz Award was established in 2012 by Chris and Eve Millington in memory of percussionist Lou Williamson, a gifted performer, former McGill instructor and highly respected music administrator. The Lou Williamson Scholarship Fund and Victoria Jazz Society are pleased to announce the Lou Williamson Jazz Award. The purpose of the $2000 cash award is to encourage a talented high school student to continue their music studies in jazz.

Previous Winners:

Saxophonist Clay Wilkinson from Oak Bay High School

Trumpeter Owen Chow from Oak Bay High School

Saxophonist Rowan Farintosh from Mount Douglas Secondary School

Pianist Sam Laramee from Reynolds Secondary School