Nelson Rural Named Top 10 Finalist in CBC Music Challenge

Posted: December 12, 2017

Nelson Rural School has been named one of the top 10 finalists in the 2017 CBC Canadian Music Class Challenge. The Nelson Rural entry of the Joni Mitchell classic “Both Sides Now” was selected from over 140 entries across Canada in the Elementary School Vocal category. Led by music teacher Mary O’Neill-Delano, the submission includes all students from the Grade 4 and 5 classes in Nelson.

Being selected in the Top 10 is a significant accomplishment, as Nelson Rural joins other finalists from Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, as well as other entrants from Quebec, Ontario, and BC. Celebrity judges are now in the process of selecting the winners in each category, which will be announced on Friday, December 15th

To watch the Nelson Rural School video please go to the following link:

Congratulations to Mrs. O’Neill-Delano and her students and best of luck in the finals!