2019 Grey County Kiwanis Festival of Music

Mark your calendars! The dates for our 2019 festival are as follows…

Festival Dates: April 1-12, 2019
Festival of Stars Awards Concert: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 7 p.m., Alliance Church

The 2019 Awards are now posted!
Visit our AWARDS page to view.

Admission: $2.00 admission to all venues /$5.00 admission to Festival of Stars, or free with programme.
(Children under 12 & participants free)

Download our Complete Syllabus: To help you choose your classes, you can now download our complete syllabus. To download only portions of our Syllabus, simply visit our Download Syllabus page.

Student Registration Forms: To help your students choose their classes, you can now download a Student Registration Form. The form includes instructions on how to register online.
Please note: All registrations must be completed online.


Piano Set Pieces for 2019: Download the Set Piece List for Piano 2019. Special thanks to the Owen Sound branch of Ontario Registered Teachers Association (ORMTA) for creating this list!

Sweetwater Next Wave Showcase 2019

The SweetWater Music Festival is looking for aspiring, emerging musicians (ages 14-30, RCM Grade 9 or equivalent) to perform
at their 2019 Next Wave Showcase Sunday, June 2 at the Historic Leith Church, Meaford, Ontario

Those applying can be…

  • Solo performers (instrumentalists or vocalists)
  • Ensembles (duo, trio, quartet – instrumentalists and vocalists)

The Grey County Kiwanis Festival of Music adjudicators will be providing recommendation letters for students wishing to apply. Visit Sweetwater’s website for more information.



Keyboard Kamp 

July 15 & 16th, 2019, Owen Sound, Ontario
At Keppel-Sarawak Elementary School, 937 24th St. West (Evening Concerts: Harmony Centre, 890 4th Ave East)

Keyboard Kamp
offers students aged 7 to 21 master classes and workshops hosted by experts from across Canada and abroad. Develop performance skills, compositional techniques, the lost art of improvisation, and share music with new friends and old!  ​

Visit their website for more information.

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Bayshore Broadcasting and MIX 106.5 are the Festival of Music's 2019 Media Sponsor! Listen to our new commercials on MIX 106.5.
A big thank you to the creative team at MIX 106.5! Thanks also to the Allegro Youth Chorus and Notre Dame Concert Band. Their music was featured in the commercial.

Our New Website is here!

Thanks to our past-Chair, John McLachlan, we've obtained a generous grant from the Community Foundation Grey Bruce that allowed us to create this new website.
Thank you Community Foundation Grey Bruce for the generous grant!
Thanks also to Doc Pc Web Creations for taking on this project!

2018 Awards

Congratulations to everyone on another successful festival! We were extremely impressed by the level of talent in this area!!

For a complete list of the 2018 Festival of Music winners and provincial nominees, please visit our Awards page.

2018 Awards

Our Sponsors

We're proud to have the Kiwanis Clubs of Owen Sound and Meaford as our major sponsors!

Kiwanis is dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time. Through our music festival, Kiwanis is doing just that.

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