Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada

StFX music grads and faculty score big in Music Nova Scotia Awards

November 15th, 2019

Alumni and faculty from StFX’s Music Department were well represented among the award winners, earning numerous honours when the Music Nova Scotia Awards handed out its hardware Nov. 10, 2019 at the finale to Nova Scotia Music Week 2019.

“This shows that StFX continues to be a force, and a home, for music in the province,” Music Department chair Kevin Brunkhorst says on the great showing.

Among those picking up awards were:

Erin Costelo ’98, also former part-time faculty, who picked up awards for Recording of the Year, Americana/Bluegrass Recording of the Year, Solo Recording of the Year, and Producer of the Year.

Breagh McKinnon ’14 of Port Cities, which received nods as Digital Artist of the Year and SOCAN Songwriter of the Year

Tom Easley ’92, part-time faculty, Mark Adam, former faculty, Geordie Haley ’82, and Kevin Brunkhorst, Music Department chair, all of The Easley Quartet, which won Jazz Recording of the Year.


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