2021 Syllabus

The 89th Annual Grey County Kiwanis Festival of Music!

Festival Dates: April 5-16, 2021
Festival of Stars Awards Concert Video: Tuesday, April 27, 2021

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, March 19, 2021
(YouTube link must be entered in order to complete registration)
Note: If your participants were added in previous years, you’ll have to go into your participant list and update their profiles. Please see the INSTRUCTION SHEET for details.

  • Our entire syllabus is available through our Online Syllabus.
  • The downloadable syllabus is current as of December 15, 2020. Our online syllabus will always remain up to date.
  • We will try to post any updates or changes on this page.

Download the ‘2021 Complete Syllabus’

1. Participants must upload their video* to YouTube and include the link during registration. (Recording quality will not influence adjudication.)
2. All participants will receive a written adjudication and, by entering two (2) classes in a discipline, are eligible for awards, scholarships, and provincial recommendation.
3. Recorded accompaniment will be allowed in all classes.
4. The Festival is only offering solo, duet, and trio classes this year.

*Video must be ready in order to complete registration. The YouTube video can be either ‘Public’ or ‘Unlisted’ but the “YouTube Kids” setting must be turned OFF.

Download our VIDEO TIP SHEET for more information.


Dorothy Wakeford Memorial Donation:
Due to a generous donation in memory of Dorothy Wakeford (1917-1999), the Grey County Kiwanis Festival of Music is able to offer reduced class fees for the Virtual Festival in 2021. Dorothy served for many years as the Festival’s Secretary/Manager and was very active in the local music community.

Read Dorothy’s amazing story on the Dorothy Wakeford Memorial Donation page.

Click to download the 2021 Set Pieces.
Owen Sound branch of Ontario Registered Music Teacher’s Association (ORMTA)

Speech & Drama Suggestions: Please note, this list is for suggestions only. Click to download our Speech & Drama Suggestions.

Concert Band Suggestions: Please note, this list is for suggestions only. No Band classes will be available in 2021. Click to download our Concert Band Suggestions.


Special thanks for your help with the Syllabus:

• ORMTA Owen Sound Branch
• Linda Hawkins, Georgian Bay Children’s Choir
• Stephanie Fowler, Sandcastle Theatre
• Esther Greenfield
• Reanne Kruisselbrink


Grey County Kiwanis Festival of Music

A proud member of:
Ontario Music Festivals Association (OMFA)

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