2018 Festival Plans are underway!

The Grey County Kiwanis Festival of Music began in 1932 with a mission to advance and develop musical talent and education in Grey & Bruce Counties. The organization holds a yearly music competition, financial awards, and Provincial OMFA recommendations.

Important Notice: Registration and payments for our 2018 Festival will be online only. A PayPal account is NOT required to pay online!

What's New:

The Grey County Kiwanis Festival of Music is always recruiting volunteers, committee members, and new board members. Contact Us for more information about how you can get involved!


2018 Grey County Kiwanis Festival of Music

Festival Dates: April 2-13, 2018
Festival of Stars Award Night: Monday, April 23, 2018

Congratulations to all our 2017 Participants!

We thank everyone who participated in the 2017 Festival! As always, we were impressed by the incredible level of talent in our area!

OMFA Provincials were held May 27 to June 3, 2017


NEW FOR 2017

We have a new venue for Senior Piano! Harmony Centre has kindly offered us their beautiful space, complete with the Georgian Bay's Symphony's Grand Piano.

Three new awards for 2017. A Sweetwater Music Festival Award for Violin, an Orchestra North String Scholarship, and a Southampton Summer Music Scholarship.

We have simplified our online registration system, to make it easier to register.

We now have a printable Syllabus! Go to our Rules Page to download your syllabus.

All participants will still be competing for Gold, Silver or Bronze awards, but they will also receive their corresponding mark. See our News page for more information.


Browsing the Online Syllabus

1. Select your Parent Group (ex. Piano)

2. Choose your Category of interest (ex. Ensemble)

3. Click the Search button.

You will notice that a number of Types will be displayed. (Ex.Duets, Duos, Double Duos, Mentor Duets, etc). When you click on a Type link, all classes associated will be displayed.

A printable Syllabus is also available for you to browse.


NOTE: You do NOT need a PayPal account in order to pay online!
Just click the 'pay by credit card' option.


Set Pieces for 2017

Piano Set Pieces for 2017

Concert Band: Our festival no longer provides set pieces for Concert Band. We have provided our old list, to help with your selection. As our list is outdated, you may choose an alternate graded piece. Perform TWO contrasting selections at the same level.
Suggested Graded Concert Band Selections


Enjoy the Festival!


Festival Coordinator: Karen Kyle