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StFX music faculty, grads in running for 2018 ECMA awards

February 1st, 2018

StFX music faculty and a number of StFX graduates are in the running for 2018 East Coast Music Awards.

The East Coast Music Association recently announced the East Coast Music Award nominees and faculty member Paul Tynan, retired faculty Tony Genge and a number of graduates are among those nominated. The East Coast Music Awards will be held in Halifax, NS this year, from May 2-6.

Among those nominated are:

* StFX faculty Paul Tynan – Bicoastal Collective Chapter 5; Jazz Recording of the Year and Instrumental Recording of the Year.

Past StFX students:

* CRaymak (Christian Raymakers) - “Play With Fire” ft. Neon Dreams - Dance Recording of the Year.

* Willem Paynter - "Wise Guy" - features StFX alumni Martin Davidson and Brendan Melchin and also retired faculty, Tony Genge - Jazz Recording of the Year.

* Chronos – “What it is” – features StFX alumni Trevor Wentzell, Zach MacLean, Kyle Varley, and Matt Thauvette - Instrumental Recording of the Year.

* Port Cities – features StFX grad Breagh Mackinnon – Pop Recording of the Year,  Song of the Year (for Back to the Bottom), Fan’s Choice Entertainer of the Year.

* Scott Ferguson – Studio Engineer of the Year.  

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