2024 Grey County Kiwanis Festival of Music

Our 92nd Anniversary!

Festival Dates:
April 15-26, 2024

Festival of Stars Awards Concert: Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Registration Deadline: February 16, 2024 at 9 p.m.
Late Registrations: Friday, February 23, 2024 with a 25% late fee.
Help Line: info@kiwanismusicfestival.net or 226-379-4580

Titles & Composers (TBA) information due Friday, March 8, 2024
Original compositions due Friday, March 22, 2024 (Emailed to musicgck90@gmail.com)

Registration is OPEN! Call for Entries!
Registrations are completed online through the secure MusicFestivalSuite (MFS) registration system.
Download our ‘How to Register’ document.
Registration HelpLine: info@kiwanismusicfestival.net or 226-379-4580
Register Now!
New this year! Apply for a festival bursary!
Bursaries can be used to help with registration fees, sheet music, accompanists, and travel.
Solo Bursary
School & Group Bursary

Also new this year! Festival rules have officially been extended to include preference for awards to participants from Simcoe County in addition to Grey & Bruce counties!

Festival Sponsor: Kiwanis Club of Owen Sound

Listen to our new AD!

Special thanks to Meagan Ecker of MRose Designs Canada!
Media Sponsor: Mix 106.5

View our list of ADJUDICATORS  for 2024!

Festival Rules
Click here to Download
In January 2024, Rule #3 was officially extended to include preference for awards to participants from Simcoe County as well as Grey & Bruce counties!
Note: All participants must follow both the General Rules, plus their Discipline-Specific rules.

Syllabus 2024: Click the following links to download.

Classical Voice and Choirs Popular Voice, Musical Theatre and Drama/Speech Arts Classical and Popular Guitar
Classical, Popular and Contemporary Piano Strings and Orchestras Brass, Woodwinds and Bands
ORMTA Set Pieces 2024

2024 Tentative Schedule:
Note: This is a TENTATIVE Schedule only, based on adjudicator and venue availability. The final schedule will be dependent on registration numbers.

2024 Community Scholarships & Awards:

Georgian Bay Symphony Sweetwater Music Festival

Plus recommendations for the 2024 Next Wave Showcase!

2024 OMFA PROVINCIALS: The Ontario Music Festivals Association (OMFA) is offering a Live/Virtual Provincial competition from June 10 to 15, 2024. Visit their website to learn more and to find if your discipline/level will be live or virtual at the Provincials.
Note: The Provincials have changed to a new registration system. Please visit their website to view the new system.

2024 will be a LIVE FESTIVAL again and we’re recruiting volunteers.

Come join us at the Festival!
You can sign up to volunteer, or email us to find out more about the Festival.
You can also fill out our Volunteer Sign-up sheet and email it to us.

“100 for 100” Fundraising Campaign
Working towards our 100th Anniversary! (1932-2032)
The Grey County Kiwanis Festival of Music is a Registered, Not-for-profit, Charitable Organization.
Donations can be sent to the Festival’s address at:
Grey County Kiwanis Festival of Music
P.O. Box 456, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 5P7

(Charitable receipts are sent out in late December for all mailed/registration donations for the calendar year.)

or click the link below to receive an instant receipt through our official Canada Helps page.
Donate Today!

Festival of Stars Awards Concert 2022

Festival of Stars Awards Concert 2021

Download Festival of Stars 2021 Program


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