Awards & Recognition

NEWS! Fiddleheads was selected as a finalist in TWO award categories in the upcoming 2021 Kamloops Business Excellence Awards! [Read more here]

 

Rhiannon, in a green formal dress and letterman's jacket, smiling and balancing a stack of six brass trophies

[Photo: Rhiannon holds six trophies including the coveted Outstanding String Musician, Best Section and the Grand Music Trophy in addition to their corresponding perpetual trophies]

Fiddleheads and owner Rhiannon Nachbaur have received the following prestigious awards over the past years:

Business - Music - Leadership Roles - Awards Photo Gallery

 

 

Business Awards

Finalist: Kamloops Business Excellence Awards (2021) -- Winners to be announced October 21, 2021

Finalist: Kamloops Business Excellence Awards (2018)

Nominee: Shuswap Business Excellence Awards (2008)

  • Business Service Excellence
  • Business of the Year
  • Business Person of the Year

Winner: Shuswap Business Excellence Awards (2007)

Nominee: Shuswap Business Excellence Awards (2007)

  • Business of the Year
  • People's Choice Award

Winner: Shuswap Business Excellence Awards (2006)

Nominee: Shuswap Business Excellence Awards (2006)

  • Customer Service (Individual)
  • Customer Service (Business)
  • Community Booster
  • Business Person of the Year

Winner: Shuswap Business Excellence Awards (2004)

  • Best Young Entrepreneur

Finalist: BC's EDDY (Enterprising Dedicated Dynamic Youth) Awards (2004)

  • Community Involvement

Winner: BC's EDDY (Enterprising Dedicated Dynamic Youth) Awards (2003)

  • Service Excellence

Nominee: Shuswap Business Excellence Awards (2003)

  • Customer Service
  • Young Entrepreneur
  • Home-Based Business

Winner: British Columbia's EDDY (Enterprising Dedicated Dynamic Youth) Awards (2002)

  • Creativity in Business

Nominee: Shuswap Business Excellence Awards (2002)

  • Customer Service
  • Young Entrepreneur
  • Home-Based Business

Two glass Okananagan Music Awards 2006 and 2007 Rhiannon Nachbaur Classical Artist of the Year

[Photo: Classical Artist of the Year, 2006 and 2006, with the Okanagan Music Awards in British Columbia. Note Rhiannon's married name from 1999-2013 was Schmitt]

Rhiannon's Music Awards

Winner: 5th Annual Okanagan Music Awards (2007)

Winner: 4th Annual Okanagan Music Awards (2006)

Winner: Selkirk College Professional Music Program (1997)

  • Best Auxiliary Musician

Winner: Presented in La Mesa, California (1995)

  • Bank of America Achievement Award in the Field of Music (1995)
  • Seven high school orchestra awards including:
    • Outstanding First Year (1992), Outstanding Orchestra Member (1993), Outstanding String Musician (1994 & 1995), Best Section - First Violins (1994 & 1995), and the Daniel H. Lewis Grand Music Trophy (1995)

Recipient: SCSBOA (Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association) Solo & Ensemble Festivals

  • 10+ "Superior" top mark ratings

Recipient: La Mesa, California and Nelson, British Columbia (1995)

  • 2 Scholarships in the Field of Excellence in Classical Music

 

 

Rhiannon's Leadership

Shuswap Violin Society (2003-2006)

  • Founding President and Promotions/Webmaster/Design as well as Events Coordinator

Enderby Toastmasters Club (1999-2000)

  • VP Public Relations (2000)
  • Advanced Communicator Bronze Award (2000)

Selkirk College Student Advisory Council (1996-1997)

  • Vice President