Achievements and Awards

  • 1st Place – Federation of Canadian Music Festivals, Centenary Festival of Music, St. John, New Brunswick – 1967
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  • Government of Alberta Centennial Award – 1967
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  • City of Edmonton – Performing and Creative Arts Award – 1968
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  • Official Band – Athlete’s Village, Commonwealth Games – 1978
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  • Alberta Achievement Award of Excellence – Harry Pinchin, CMS Director – 1978
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  • National Music Award, Canadian Band Association – Harry Pinchin, CMS Director – 1978
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  • Official Band – Athlete’s Village, World University Games – 1983
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  • Completion of $500,000 Renovation & Addition Project – Cosmopolitan Studios – 1988
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  • City of Edmonton Cultural Achievement Award – Harry Pinchin, CMS Director – 1989
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  • City of Edmonton inducts into Cultural Hall of Fame – Harry Pinchin, CMS Director – 1993
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  • American Bandmasters Association invites into Membership – Harry Pinchin, CMS Director – 1997
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  • Canada Day Celebrations, Featured Band – Edmonton City Hall 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 and Alberta Legislature, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2003, 2005
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  • Paul Harris Fellowship (Rotary Club of Edmonton) – Harry Pinchin, CMS Director – 2001
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  • Mid West Clinic International Award presented at the 55th Annual Mid West Clinic – An International Band and Orchestra Conference – Chicago, Ill. – Harry Pinchin, CMS Director – 2001
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  • City of Edmonton – Special Commendation for the presentation of Edmonton: A City Called Home – A Musical Portrait – April 13, 2004