Music festival accepting applications this month

Published Feb. 6 2018

The syllabus for the 2018 Haliburton Highlands Music Festival is now available. Everyone who is a resident of Haliburton County Kinmount or Bancroft or who studies with teachers who live in those places is welcome to participate in the festival.

There are classes for school-age children and adults performing solos duets trios and in larger groups  as pianists instrumentalists and singers.

This year the festival is pleased to have Amy Boyes as its piano adjudicator Melody Thomas as its vocal adjudicator and Suhashini Arulanandam as its instrumental adjudicator. These women are all young accomplished musicians who will provide comments on participants’ performances and give guidance for future development.

The festival takes place in the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion each day and evening from  Wednesday April 25 to Saturday April 28. Details of exact times will be provided once the applications have been received and classes organized. The highlights concert will take place in the same location on Thursday May 3.

Those interested in participating who would like to receive a copy of the syllabus can contact Elaine Bell at or 705-457-9422.
Applications are due no later than Feb. 28.
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