District Festivals

District Festival Competitions are held annually in 47 locations throughout the province, beginning in February and ending in May. Scholarships and awards are available locally at each District Festival. Please refer to the individual festival pages for detailed information (festival dates, entry fees, scholarships restrictions, etc.).

2017 Festival Dates

Assiniboia & District Music Festival

April 23 – 30 , 2017
Entry Close Date: March 5, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Karen Reisner

Corresponding Secretary – Suzanne Waiting  |  Email
P.O. Box 55,
Limerick SK  S0H 2P0

Entry Secretary – Heather Giraudier  |  Email
P.O. Box 2171, Assiniboia SK
306-642-4272

Committee Members
Gail Mergen, Tara Pedersen, Marjorie Hamilton

NOTE to all individuals, school and music teachers:
If you would like to request additional classes to be added that are not in the Syllabus, please submit them in writing to the corresponding secretary at or before our January 9, 2016 meeting. No additions accepted after this date.

ENTRY FEES
Individual/Duet – $15  | All other entries – $30
Maximum – $150/person or family
Late fee – $5/person for forms up to 7 days late.
Forms later than 7 days cannot be accepted.

Entry Forms are available online, at Shurniak Art Gallery, or by contacting Entry Secretary – 306-642-4272 or by email

Addendum

Online Entry form

Assiniboia-2017-Music-Festival-paper-form

SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS
Scholarships and Awards of the Assiniboia & District Music Festival Association will be awarded to participants 19 years of age and under. Not all scholarships may be awarded. All are awarded at the adjudicator’s discretion.

THANK YOU
Thank you to all our volunteers and supporters of our festival.

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016 District Winners

Biggar & District Music Festival

March 6 -11, 2017
Entry Close Date: January 28, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Susan Lehnert  |  Email

Entry Secretary – Linda Belak | Email
P.O. Box 1348,
Biggar S0K 0M0
306-948-3974

Corresponding Secretary – Karen Meszaros
Box 997
Biggar S0K 0M0
306-948-5221

Treasurer – Lissa Hammel

Committee: Joanne Meszaros, Doreen Gaudet, Trina Rorick, Jackie Zagoruy,  Cindy Tomson

ENTRY FEES
Solo & Duet – $14  |  Ensembles – $32
Family Rate – $185

Entry Form

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
Scholarships will be awarded to Biggar & District students only. Biggar & District students are defined as:

  • 19 years of age or younger
  • Living in the RM’s of: 317, 319, 346, 347, 349, 376, 377, 378, and 379
  • A Biggar and District student studying with an outside teacher
  • A student of a teacher living in the above rural municipalities
  • Students furthering their education elsewhere, but supported by parents living within the Biggar and District Music Festival boundaries as indicated above.

Carol Festival, December 6, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

 

Carnduff Music Festival

March 12 – 17, 2017
Entry Close Date: January 26, 2017


General Correspondence  |  Email
Box 645, Carnduff, SK  S0C 0S0

EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Pamela Dmytriw

Corresponding Secretary – Cheryl Leptich  |  Email
P.O. Box 56
Carnduff S0C 0S0
306-482-5254

Entry Secretaries – Kari Mitchell & Michelle Irwin |Email   
P.O. Box 577
Oxbow S0C 2B0
306-483-5224

Treasurer – Lisa Macfarlane

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Pamela Dmytriw, Sharlene North,  Lisa Macfarlane, Cheryl Leptich, Regan Schultz, Michelle Irwin, Regan Mcdougald-Cowan, Carolyn Walls, Amanda Hull, Susan Reed, Judy Swallow

MEMBERS AT LARGE
Raylene Gordon, Dawn Pauwelyn, Karla Douglas

ENTRY FEES
Solo & Duet – $12 Ensembles  | Choirs & Bands – $20
Tiny Tot Classes, Music for Young Children, & Senior Citizen Classes – $5
Maximum Individual (Solo Classes) – $36
Maximum Family (Solo Classes) – $72
(Duets & group entries are not included in the maximum entry fees)
All fees must accompany the entry form at the time of submission

Addendum

Online Entry Form

 SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

  • To be eligible for a SOLO Piano Award, the competitor must perform in two classes of the piano discipline.
  • To be eligible for a SOLO VOCAL or SOLO MUSICAL THEATRE Award, the competitor must perform two pieces, which can be from either discipline or a combination of the two disciplines.
  •  To be eligible for a SOLO INSTRUMENTAL Award, the competitor must perform two competitive classes of the same instrumental discipline.
  • For all other disciplines, duets and ensembles, competitors are only required to compete in one class.

Please see district program for a complete list of scholarships and awards. When choosing awards, preference will be given to performers who reside within our district boundaries.

We will be holding a Strawberry Tea on March 4, 2017. This event is open to the public and we especially encourage Festival participants to enter, as this will give them “a feel” for their performances during the Festival.

THANK YOU
We would like to extend a sincere thank you to all sponsors, scholarship and award donors, volunteers, parents, teachers, and performers. Your time, generosity, and dedication help make our festival a great success.

Estevan & District Music Festival

March 19 – April 1, 2017
Entry Close Date: January 27, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Pam Dechief

Vice President – Esther Bangsund

Entry Secretary – Leanne Carlson, Andrea Piper

Corresponding & Recording Secretary
Carolyn Walliser – Email
413 Petterson Drive
Estevan, SK S4A 2P3
306-634-7653

Treasurer – Christine Massier

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Volunteers & Phoning: Heather Barnstable
Scholarships: Sherry Waldegger
Accommodations/Venue: Wilma Mantei
Programming & Handbook:  Anita Kuntz
Publicity: Margaret Duncan
Friends of the Festival: Kristen Mackenzie
Members at Large: Cindy Burham, Meagan Miller, Nicole Smigiel

ENTRY FEE
Solo/Duet – $15
Ensembles (2-6 performers) – $20
Larger Ensembles (7 or more performers) – $25

All fees must accompany the entry form at the time of submission. Online entries may be paid with PayPal or cheques may be submitted. ONLINE ENTRIES ARE PREFERRED

Please contact Entry Secretary for entry forms and list of additional district classes.

Addendum
Online Entry Form
Paper Entry Form
Program
Program – Brass Percussion Ensemble
Program – Piano
Program – Voice
Program Woodwind String Band

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
To be eligible for an award or scholarship, a participant must:

  • Be 19 years of age or younger according to festival rules; and
  • Have lived in or studied in the RM’s of Estevan, Lampman, Benson, Coalfields, Cymri, and Cabria a minimum of 6 months; or
  • Be furthering their education elsewhere, but still supported by parents living in Estevan and the above-mentioned RM’s.

Scholarship and Awards Listing

Other students are welcome for adjudication and recommendation to the provincial and national level competitions.

THANK YOU
The Estevan and District Music Festival would like to extend a sincere thank you to all sponsors, volunteers, parents, teachers, and performers for their time, generosity, and dedication to music, which all helps to make our festival a success.

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016 District Winners

Wired Choir (under the direction of Evanne Wilhelm) – Abbie Brokenshire, Hannah Dayman, Parker McKelkie, Jillian Watson – Choir

Festival de Musique bilingue de Gravelbourg et Région

20 – 23 mars, 2017
Date limite d’inscriptions: 3 févr, 2017
Date limite pour le paiement: 4 février 2017

Date de fermeture des inscriptions (Arts oratoires) :17 février 2017
Date limite pour le paiement (Arts oratoires) : 20 février 2017


MEMBRES DU COMMITÉ EXÉCUTIF

Président – Paul Boisvert

Vice-Présidente & Liaison avec les écoles
Genelle Hoag

Secrétaire pour les inscriptions – Leanne Mann
P.O. Box 943
Gravelbourg, SK S0H 1X0
306-650-7010

Secrétaire pour la Correspondance et les Relations
Michelle Blohm  |  Adresse courriel
P.O. Box 1071
Gravelbourg, SK   S0H 1X0
Phone: 306-264-3640

Trésorière – Heather Archer |  Adresse courriel

FRAIS D’INSCRIPTIONS
Solo et duo – 12$  |  Choral – 14$
Taux maximum par individu – 60$

Des frais d’administration de 5$ par famille seront recueillis. S’il-vous-plaît, calculez ces frais avec votre première inscription seulement. Tous les frais d’inscription doivent accompagner le formulaire d’inscription au moment de la soumission du dossier. Un programme gratuit sera envoyé à chaque compétiteur avant le festival.

Addendum

LIEN POUR LE SITE D’INSCRIPTION EN LIGNE

BOURSES ET PRIX DÉCERNÉS
Les compétiteurs doivent jouer deux morceaux de la même discipline afin de se qualifier pour obtenir une bourse ou un prix. Notre festival local accueille des compétiteurs, ainsi que leur enseignant, résidant à 70 km à la ronde.

Les voix et les discours oratoires seront jugés dans les deux langues officielles. S’il-vous-plaît, indiquez votre préférence sur le formulaire d’inscription. Toutes les disciplines présentées en français seront jugées en français.

Hafford & District Music Festival

March 19 – 25, 2017
Entry Deadline is January 23, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Cathy Kohut  | Email
Box 83
Hafford, SK   S0J 1A0
Phone: 306-549-7770

Corresponding/Entry Secretary
Darcy Yasieniuk | Email
P.O. Box 506, Hafford S0J 1A0
306-549-4810 C: 306-549-7677

Entry Secretary
Cathy Tkachuk | Email
P.O. Box 344, Hafford S0J 1A0
306-549-2145

Treasurer
Mallory Simmonds | Email
P.O. Box 133, Hafford S0J 1A0
306-246-1212 C:306-370-3396

ENTRY FEES
Per class – $12  |  Late Fee – $10
All fees must accompany the entry form at the time of submission. Late Entries will only be accepted one week after deadline (January 30).

Addendum

Entry Form – Group

Entry Form – Solo

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
In order to qualify for awards and scholarships competitors must be 19 years or younger and compete in at least two classes in the same discipline. Exception: competitors may enter 1 vocal class and 1 musical theatre class to qualify for vocal/musical theatre scholarship or award.

Entries must include at least one solo and can include a duet, trio or quartet – excluding classroom or choir entries.

THANK YOU
Thank you to all donors of scholarships and awards and to everyone who supports our festival.

Kindersley Music Festival

March 12 – 25, 2017
Entry Close Date: January 20, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Calla McLean

Entry Secretary – Jean Istace
110 – 7th Ave E
Kindersley, SK S0L 1S0
306-463-2760

Treasurer  – Sheila Applin

Corresponding Secretary
Calla McLean  |  Email
40 O’Connor Cres
Kindersley, SK S0L 1S1
306-463-2640

Recording Secretary  – Nicole Triffo

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Kathy Strutt, Leanne Livingstone
Brett Diemert, Helen Barclay

ENTRY FEES
Solo & Duet – $15  |   Bands – $50
Ensembles – $25

Note: All fees must accompany entry form

Addendum

Online Entry Form

Scholarship Regulations
Scholarships & Awards will be awarded to Kindersley District and Oyen District participants only. These participants are defined as:

  1. Students residing within the boundaries of the former Kindersley School Division Oyen, Plenty, Dodsland area students.
  2. Any student furthering their education elsewhere, but still supported by parents living in former Kindersley or Oyen School Districts Pupils of Kindersley, Oyen, Plenty, Dodsland music teachers regardless of (student’s) residence
  3. A resident of the Kindersley District or Oyen area, studying with an outside teacher.

In order to qualify for a scholarship or award, a competitor must:

  1. Piano and Speech Art Disciplines – Enter and compete in at least two solo classes in the same discipline. School Choruses and Choral Speech classes do not qualify as a second class.
  2. Vocal & Musical Theatre disciplines enter and compete in at least two solo classes in Vocal or Musical Theatre
  3. Instrumental Disciplines (Woodwind, Brass, Percussion, Strings) – Enter and compete in at least two classes in the same discipline, at least one class being a solo.
  4. Duets, Ensembles or Chorus/Choir Awards in any discipline will be awarded on the merit of those performances only.  Adjudicator’s decision is final on whether the quality of a performance warrants a scholarship or award. Where performance is not up to a satisfactory standard, scholarship or award may not  be presented.

Eligibility of a participant to compete: Adult music teachers who have students competing in the Kindersley District Music Festival are ineligible to compete, in the same discipline as their students. All teachers are welcome to enter the festival for adjudication only.

Requests for Programming Changes, after the program has been published, will be considered under the following circumstances and stipulations:

  1. That the participant will perform for the adjudicator “For Adjudication Only”
  2. The arrangements for a different time or place in program will be made by collaboration between the session coordinator and the adjudicator, and not disrupt the regular program for other participants.

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016 District Winners

Vanessa Klassen – Woodwinds; Bret Klassen – Percussion; Hannah Wildman – Percussion;  Adelle Sawatzky – Musical Theatre, Oratorio; John Enns-Wind – Woodwinds

La Ronge Music Festival

April 3 – 6, 2017
Entry Close Date: February 9, 2017
Outstanding Performance Concert: April 7, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Alicia Layton  | Email
P.O. Box 261
La Ronge S0J 1L0
306-425-1337

Corresponding Secretary – Marlene Wolkosky  |  Email
Box 1134
La Ronge, SK   S0J 1L0

Entry Secretary – JoAnn Layton  |  Email
Please send all festival entry forms and fees to the following address:
Box 482
Air Ronge, SK   S0J 3G0

Recording Secretary – Betty Hutchinson

Treasurer – Kaylene Bagwell

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Alicia Layton, Betty Hutchinson,Marilyn Wolkosky,
Linda Mikolayenko, Tamara Putz, JoAnn Layton,
Stephen Bagwell, Kaylene Bagwell Dara Hallett,

ENTRY FEES
Solo & Duet $15  | Ensembles – $30

No late entries will be accepted.
All fees must accompany the entry form at the time of submission.

Addendum

Entry Form

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
Students must enter a minimum of two performances to be eligible for a scholarship.
Scholarships are awarded based on the two highest marks of all pieces entered.
Disciplines are popular-arranged piano, classical piano, and vocal.
Adjudicator and Teacher Choice Awards are left to the discretion of each.

For more information on the Local Addendum, and/or Scholarships & Awards, please email the President – Alicia Layton

THANK YOU
Thank you to our many sponsors and donors. Without your support our district festival would not be possible.

 

Lanigan & District Music Festival

April 24-26, 2017: Voice
May 1-3, 2017: Piano
Entry Close Date: March 1, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Nata Kline  |  Email
306-365-2093

Corresponding Secretary
Laura Melin  |  Email
P.O. Box 596
Lanigan S0K 2M0
306-365-2141

Treasurer Heidi Craig

Entry Secretary – Angel Liebrecht  |  Email
P.O. Box 148
Lanigan S0K 2M0
Phone: 306-365-9989
Fax: 306-365-2123

Entry Fees
Solo – $8  |  Duet – $10  |  Group – $15

Addendum

Entry Form

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
A prerequisite for award qualifications is that the participant must reside within the boundaries of the Lanigan School Division. To qualify for an award, a solo competitor must perform in more than one festival class, including speech arts.

Lloydminster Kiwanis & District Festival

April 23 – May 6, 2017
Entry Close Date: January 31, 2017

P.O. Box 1888, Lloydminster, SK   S9V 1N4  |  E-mail


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Kerry Taylor |  Email

Vice President – Cindy Gratton

Corresponding & Recording Secretary
Linda Hegseth  | Email

Treasurer Charlotte Groome

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Sharon Pratt, Dorothy Sandercock, Kathryn Edwards,
Cory Edwards, Mavis Strueby, Mark Sullivan, Aaron Sikora,
Gail Halls, Arla MacNab, Crystal Penny

ENTRY FEES
Solo & Duet Classes – $18
Trio and Ensemble Classes – $24
Choral & Band Classes – $40

All fees must accompany the entry form at the time of submission.

Addendum

Entry Form

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
To be eligible for awards or scholarships a competitor must be 19 years of age or younger, whose permanent residence is within approximately 100 km of Lloydminster or is studying with a music teacher within this 100 km boundary.

Exceptions would be for scholarships or awards specifically designated by the donor for competitors over 20 years of age.

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016 District Winners
Intermediate Musical Theatre: Bri Harland
Intermediate Piano: Chantelle Hardes, Candice Huculiak
Intermediate Strings & Speech Arts: Patrick Benoit
Brass: Brittany Enstrom
Intermediate Percussion: Josh Sandercock
Senior Speech Arts: Catherine Benoit

CONGRATULATIONS to our winners at the 2016 Provincial Finals
Regan Grant Memorial Intermediate Musical Theatre: Bri Harland
Heather Macnab Intermediate Speech Arts: Patrick Benoit
L. I. Bryson Memorial Senior Speech Arts & Blanche Squires Memorial Bronze Award for third place overall in the Grand Awards Competition: Catherine Benoit

 

 

 

Maple Creek & District Festival

April 3 – 6, 2017
Entry Close Date:  February 15, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Marianne Gordon

Corresponding Secretary
Kerry Currie  |  Email
P.O. Box 128
Maple Creek   S0N 1N0
306-662-4195

Entry Secretary – Shelly Kay  | Email
P.O. Box 1814
Maple Creek   S0N 1N0
306-662-2853

Treasurer – Diane Moss

Recording Secretary – Kerry Currie

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Irene Ahner, Eleanor Bowie,
Glenys Rott, Rene Kohls

ENTRY FEES
Solo & Duet – $11  |  Band Entries: $50  |  Choral Entries: $25
Ensembles – $5 per person to a maximum of $25

Welcome Letter

Addendum

Entry Form

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
Maple Creek offers many scholarships for students entering two or more classes of the same discipline. Of particular note is the Centennial Legacy Scholarship for a student performing any work by a Saskatchewan composer. No single performer shall be eligible to win the following award more than three times: Vocal, Musical Theatre, Speech Arts, Piano, Strings, and Outstanding Performer Scholarships and Awards.

THANK YOU
Thank You to our generous donors whose generosity allows us to promote the arts in our community

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016 District Winners

Melfort Music Festival

March 5-10, 2017 | March 13 – 15, 2017
Entry Close Date: January 18, 2017
AGM: September 28, 7:30 p.m. –  Kerry Vickers Centre


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Dawne Glanville  |  Email
P.O. Box 825
Melfort   S0E 1A0
306-752-2723

Vice President – Victoria Riley

Entry Secretary – Barbara Deck  |  Email
P.O. Box 456
Melfort   S0E 1A0
306-752-3073

Treasurer – Tena Wiemken

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Lacey Freedman, Maren Hantke, Matt Johnson, Pam Kellington, Rebecca Miller, Deanna Sorsdahl, John Tatarynovich

ENTRY FEES
Solo – $13  |  Duet – $16
Small Ensembles – $24
Choirs & Workshops – $35
Bands & Workshops – $50
Late fee – $6 per entry

Note: Melfort has its own entry forms. Rules specific to our festival are stated on these forms. We strongly encourage online entries again this year.

Visit our website for more information.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

  • Sefton Memorial Scholarship: perform a work by memory, Grade 8 or higher

Please contact the festival committee for more information.

THANK YOU
Thank you to our generous donors and wonderful volunteers.

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016 District Winners
Piano – Molly Nystuen, Olivia Adams
Violin – Anna Edwards
Vocal – Aprill Anderson, Benton Froc, Emma Mindiuk, Brianne Munro, Molly Nystuen
Band – Joelle Nielsen
Sefton Memorial Scholarship – Emma Mindiuk

Moosomin & District Music Festival

March 13 – 24, 2017
Entry Close Date: January 31, 2017
Piano, Guitar, Fiddle: March 13 – 17, 2017
Vocal & Speech Arts: March 20 – 24
Adjudicator Choice Showcase: March 26, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Rosanne Kelly

Corresponding Secretary
Alice Abrahamson  | Email
P.O. Box 237
Moosomin   S0G 3N0
Phone: 306-435-2425

Entry Secretary – Sherrie Meredith  | Email
P.O. Box 664
114 Heritage Place
Moosomin    S0G 3N0
306-435-3112

Treasurer – Melissa Rhuland

Fax Number – 306 435-2213 (Attention to Alice Abrahamson)

ENTRY FEES
Solo – $7
Duets, Trios & Ensembles – $4 per person
Group Entries over 3 people – $15 per class
Provincial Classes – $10 per entry
Classrooms – exempt from fees
Late Entry Fee – $2 per entry

Entry Form

Mailed entries MUST be in the hands of the Entry Secretary no later than the Closing Date

Addendum is available upon request from the Corresponding Secretary.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
Please contact the President or Corresponding Secretary for a complete listing of scholarships and awards. When choosing awards, preference will be given to students who reside within our geographic area 80 km/50 miles. Upon completion of high school, students entering the MDMF will not be eligible for district awards but are eligible for a provincial recommendation (but will not receive financial support).

THANK YOU
Thank you to our donors, award sponsors, and willing volunteers, who allow us to promote the arts in our community. Thank you to the teachers, students, and parents for their dedication, hard work, and enthusiasm!

Congratulations to our 2016 District Winners
Speech Arts and Vocal – Olivia Kelly
Musical Theatre – Olivia Kelly

Outlook & District Festival

March 27 – 30, 2017
Entry Close Date: January 27, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

Presidents – Sandy Stephenson  |  Email

Corresponding & Recording Secretary – Cathy McPhail  |  Email
P.O. Box 1188
Outlook   S0L 2N0
306-867-9718

Entry Secretary – Sandy Stephenson

Treasurer – Heather Larson

ENTRY FEES
Solo & Duet – $10  |  Ensembles – $15
Bands and Choirs – $20

*Please Note: Entries Will Not be accepted after midnight on the entry close date (no exceptions).

ENTRY FORMS

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
Entrants from all Saskatchewan locations are most welcome at our festival, however, those that reside in an area that is closer to another SMFA location are not eligible for scholarships. (This provision does not apply to those who study with an Outlook & District teacher).

Competitors must perform in two solo classes of the same discipline to qualify for a scholarship or award.

Please note that scholarships are only awarded to those aged 19 years and under.

THANK YOU
Thank you to all our volunteers, donors, and award sponsors, who make this music festival possible. We would also like to recognize the students, teachers, and parents for all their dedication, hard work, and desire to share their music.

 

Potashville Music Festival (Churchbridge)

March 13 – 20, 2017
Entry Close Date: January 24, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Shannon McIntyre

Corresponding Secretary
Carolyn Debnam |  Email
Box 17
Churchbridge S0A 0M0

Entry Secretary: Tamera Sauser |  Email
Box 465
Churchbridge S0A 0M0

Treasurer – Michelle Kaeding

ENTRY FEES
Solo & Duet – $12  | Ensembles – $15
Band & Choral – $20
Maximum Individual rate – $35
Maximum family rate – $50
School Maximum – $55 (if not supported by fundraising organization)

All fees must accompany the entry form at the time of submission.

Addendum

Entry Form

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
To qualify for a District level scholarship or award, a solo competitor must compete in at least two classes, one of which must be from the Provincial Syllabus.

THANK YOU
Thank you to our volunteers, donors, and award sponsors who make it possible to host our festival. Also, thank you to all the students, teachers, and parents for their hard work, dedication, and enthusiasm.

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016 District Winner
Devynn McIntyre (Piano)

 

Prince Albert Kiwanis Music Festival

March 6 – 30, 2017
Entry Close Date: January 21, 2017

Strings (Including Fiddle): Sacred Heart Cathedral
March 20 – 21
Vocal: March 11 – 14
March 17 – Awards Concert, Messiah Lutheran Church
Piano: March 6 – 9
March 10 – Awards Concert, Calvary United Church
Instrumental: Sacred Heart Cathedral
March 15-17
Band: St. Mary High School
March 28-30
Strings/Band/Instrumental Awards: Sacred Heart Cathedral
March 31

Online registrations will not be accepted this year. Entry forms will be accepted at the John M. Culenaere Library on January 21 from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. To make alternate arrangements, please contact the President.


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Lesley Larrea  |  Email
Phone: 306-922-7939

Coordinator – Brandi Slywka | Email
Phone: 306-202-9118

Treasurer – Fran Atkinson

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Sashaa Sukkhu, Karen Langlois, Donna Kreiser, Colleen Bowen, Lorna Gibson, Kayleigh Skomorowski, Deb McPherson, Tracy Feher, Charity Dmytriuk, Karen Bell (Kiwanis Rep), Garth Beddome (Kiwanis Rep), Roger St Pierre (Kiwanis Rep)

ENTRY FEES
Solo – $20  |  Duets – $25
Small Ensembles (3 to 6) – $30
Bands/Choirs/Orchestras/Large Ensembles (7+) – $50

Bands/Ensembles are required to submit a list of entrants/age of group participants with registration.

Addendum

Entry Form

THANK YOU
A special thank you to our patrons, advertisers, venues, and many volunteers.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
Competitors must perform in at least two solo classes in the same discipline to qualify for a scholarship or award. To be eligible for a solo Vocal or solo Musical Theatre award, competitors must perform in at least two solo classes, which can be from either discipline or a combination of the two disciplines. Scholarships and awards are restricted to competitors residing within 70 km or whose teacher resides within the boundary. Competition is open to all Saskatchewan residents or those residing within 100 km of any Saskatchewan border.

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016 DISTRICT WINNERS
Strings – Yun Huang
Choral – St. Mary High School Glee Club, River Chamber Choir
Musical Theatre – Amanda Loeffen, Samantha Brown
Piano – Kristopher Kriel

Gladys Strom Memorial Burasry ($500) – Leah Bratvold

Quill Plains Music Festival (Foam Lake)

April 23-28, 2017
Entry Close Date: February 10, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

Co-Chairs:  Royann Halyk, Kathy Fedusiak

Corresponding Secretary: Jackie Babichuk |  Email
Box 54  Foam Lake,
SK  S0A 1A0
306-849-4516

Entry Secretary – Tara Thorsteinson  | Email

Treasurer – Jackie Babichuk

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Royanne Halyk, Kathy Fedusiak,
Cheryl Farrell, Susan Gellert, Leanne Dagnall

ENTRY FEES
Solos – $10  |  Duets – $15
Ensembles – $20   | Band/Choir/Classrooms – $25
Maximum individual ceiling rate – $50
Maximum Family Rate – $100
Maximum School Rate – $75

Entry forms may be obtained from Entry Secretary.

Addendum

Paper Entry Form

Online Entry Form 

All fees must accompany the entry form at the time of submission.

 

THANK YOU
A Festival is a wonderful way to celebrate the talent and hard work of students participating in vocal, speech arts, piano, band, and strings instruction. Without the dedication of festival executive members, parents, teachers, volunteers, participants, donors and scholarship patrons, Festivals cannot be successful. Thanks to each of you for contributing to the Quill Plains Music Festival.

 

 

 

Regina Music Festival

April 10 – 13, 2017: Musical Theatre, Pipe Organ, Choirs
April 29 – May 7. 2017: General

Entry Close Date: January 31, 2017
(5:00 p.m. for paper entries & midnight for online entries)


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President  – Dianne Swanson

Recording Secretary
Doris Covey Lazecki

Treasurer – Susan Gorges

Production Manager – Karen Klassen  | Email

Festival Phone (November to June): 306-585-8589

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Robin Swales, Shannon Hebert, Gordon Kerfoot, Barbara Shourounis, Rosemary Oddie, Steve Greve, Debbie Runge, Nancy Hognestad

ENTRY FEES
Solo – $28
Duets & Small Ensembles (3-6 members)– $36
Large Ensembles (7 or more members including choirs) – $50

Entry forms can be completed online and paid for via PayPal.

Addendum

FOR ONLINE ENTRY FORM AND SCHOLARSHIP LISTING visit www.reginamusicfestival.org

Please read the rules before entering
No special scheduling requests will be made

CONGRATULATIONS to all of our participants and in particular our 2016 District Winners

Sand Hills Music Festival (Leader)

April 24 – 27, 2017
Entry Close Date: February 10, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Billie-Lynn Miller

Corresponding Secretary – Sheridale Pearman  | Email
P.O. Box 735
Leader   S0N 1H0
306-628-4446

Entry Secretary – Merlene Nagel | Email
P.O. Box 231
Leader   S0N 1H0
306-628-3665

Entry Secretary – Lana Marshall | Email
PO Box 182
Leader   S0N 1H0
306-628-3941

Treasurer – Leah Butt

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Adjudicator Liaison – Sheridale Pearman
Advertising & Archives – Lee Elsasser
Programs – Terri Martin-Schmunk
Scholarships & Trophies – Charlene Cocks, Raelyn Strutt
Volunteer Workers – Sally Goldade, Lacy Strutt
Grand Concert – Sally Goldade, Lacy Strutt
Members-at-large – Pamela Sifert, Crystal Tiringer

ENTRY FEES
Individual Entry Fee – $10
Duets, Trios, Ensemble Entry Fee – $15

All fees must accompany the entry form at the time of submission.

Addendum

Entry Form

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
Competitors must perform in two classes of the same discipline to qualify for a scholarship or award. We are pleased to offer an annual Open Centennial Legacy Award open to those performing works by Saskatchewan authors and/or composers. This award is made possible through funding from the 2009 Building Pride Grant. Inquire for details.

THANK YOU
The Sand Hills Music Festival Association would like to thank all the volunteers and sponsors of scholarships and awards. A special thank you is extended to the Leader Youth Committee for their generous support. We would also like to recognize teachers and parents who devote so much time each year to make our festival a success!

Saskatoon Music Festival

Schools: March 20 – 22, 2017
Bands: March 27 – 31, 2017
Musical Theatre: April 3 – 6, 2017
General: May 1 – 7, 2017
Entry Close Date: January 28, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Cassandra Stinn

Executive Director/Treasurer
Darren Schwartz  |  Email

Recording Secretary – Alyssa Thompson

ENTRY FEES
Solo 12 yrs. & under – $22  |  Solo 13-16 yrs. – $27
Solo 17 yrs. & older – $35
Senior Performance Classes – $50
Ensembles (3 or more competitors) – $50
Bands (Elementary & Jazz Ensembles) – $75
Bands (High School Concert Bands) – $100
School Choirs – $65

Online Entry Form

Scholarship Regulations

All fees must accompany the entry form at the time of submission.

CONGRATULATIONS to all of our participants and in particular our 2016 District Winners

ALL INFORMATION FOR THE SASKATOON MUSIC FESTIVAL CAN BE FOUND AT:

www.saskatoonmusicfestival.com Email

 

Spiritwood & District Music Festival

April 10 – 11, 2017
Entry Close Date: February 24, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Barb Szasz

Entry Secretary & Program Coordinator
Heather Gatzke  | Email
P.O. Box 585
Spiritwood   S0J 2M0
306-883-2279

Treasurer – Kathleen Gatzke

ENTRY FEES
Individual Classes – $10  |  Solo & Duet – $10
Group & School Entries – $12
Individual Cap – $40  |  Family Cap – $80

All fees must accompany the entry form at the time of submission.

Entry Form

Festival Notes & General Regulations

Festival Objectives

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
Competitors must perform in two classes of the same discipline to qualify for a scholarship or award. Participants must reside within 100 km radius of the town of Spiritwood in order to qualify for scholarships. There is no limit to the number of times a student can be selected as the Outstanding Performer of the Festival, but the student may not be selected for more than two (2) consecutive years.

Scholarship Information

THANK YOU
Thank you to all donors of scholarships and awards, to the community support, to the volunteers, teachers, accompanists, parents, and our young musicians for all their hard work.

CONGRATULATIONS to our Outstanding Performer of the 2015 Festival

 

Twin Rivers Music Festival (Dalmeny)

March 27 -31, 2017
New Entry Close Date: January 24, 2017 (midnight)


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Elaine Kimpinski

Corresponding Secretary – Marg Andres  |  Email
P.O. Box 582
Dalmeny   S0K 1E0
306-254-2791

Entry Secretary – Val Redekop  | Email
P.O. Box 212
Dalmeny   S0K 1E0
306-254-2094

Treasurer – Diana Mark

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Pat Schultz, Faith Friesen, Bobby Mark, Bev Verreault, Joan Krohn

ENTRY FEES
Please contact Entry Secretary for current information.

No entries will be accepted after the entry close date.
All fees must accompany the entry form at the time of submission.

Addendum
Scholarships & Awards
Entry Form / Fee Schedule

Please contact Entry Secretary for current information.

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016 District Winner Jaclyn Froese

 

Vanguard & District Music Festival

April 2 – 7, 2017
Entry Close Date: February 1, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Karen Reddekopp  |  Email
Box 97
Pambrun, SK S0N 1W0
Phone: 306-582-6121

Corresponding Secretary
Dana Petersen  |  Email
P.O. Box 127
Hodgeville, SK  S0H 2B0
306-677-2627

Entry Secretary – Maureen Houghton  | Email
P.O. Box 16
Vanguard   S0N 2V0
306-750-0024

Treasurer – Colleen Gerbrandt

Awards/Scholarships  – Maureen Houghton

ENTRY FEES
Single – $5  | Duet – $8
Group – $20  | Late Fees – $20

Addendum

Entry Form

Scholarship Information
To be eligible for a scholarship the student and/or teacher must be from one of the following districts:  Vanguard, Bateman, Glen Bain, Hazenmore, Aneroid, Hodgeville, Hallonquist, Neville, Pambrun, Ponteix. Students must perform in at least two classes in the same discipline in order to be considered for an award. All scholarships and awards are given at the discretion of the adjudicator.

THANK YOU
Thank you to all the volunteers and donors for their continued support!

 

Weyburn Music Festival

March 6 -17, 2017
Entry Close Date: January 20, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Deana Mainil

Corresponding Secretary – Brenda Milatz  |  Email
P.O. Box 772
Weyburn   S4H 2K8
306-457-2234

Entry Secretaries
Marga Cugnet
812 Brimacombe Dr
Weyburn   S4H 3K6
306-842-7357

June Fletcher
211 Water St
Weyburn   S4H 1S7
306-842-7347

Treasurer – Lynette Richards

Website: weyburnmfa.webs.com

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Deana Mainil, Brenda Milatz, Lynette Richards,
Marga Cugnet, June Fletcher, Bob King,
Lisa Frederick, Mary Shirkie, Cherith Alexander,
Colleen Weimer, Heather Sidloski, Marcy Labbie,
Leanne Vandeweyer, Mary Caldwell,
Raushana Edgerton, Bobbi Bratrud
Marilou Mowchenko, Adrienne Sidloski,
Deanna Stewart, Anne Lazurko,
Lana King, Kelly Hansen

ENTRY FEES
Solo – $13  |  Duet – $15  |  Choirs & Bands – $30
Ensembles – $5/person (max. $30 per group entry)

Entries must be completed online at weyburnmfa.webs.com and payment must be made using PayPal.
No late entries will be accepted.

Addendum

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
A complete list of scholarships and awards will be listed in the festival program.

THANK YOU
The Weyburn Music Festival Association would like to thank all the volunteers, award donors, teachers, accompanists, and parents who devote so much time each year. A special thank you to our patron, the Weyburn Rotary Club for their generous financial contribution.

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016 District Winners
Kristen Keith, Mitch Bellefleur, Brianna Levesque, Jordan Levesque,
Santana Gravelle,  Taylor Gravelle

Battlefords Kiwanis Music Festival (North Battleford)

April 2 – 8, 2017
Entry Close Date: January 28, 2017

Please direct all mail to:
P.O. Box 1301, North Battleford  S9A 3L8


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Dianne Gryba

Vice President – Marusia Kobrynsky

Corresponding & Recording Secretary – Jana Friedenstab | Email

Entry Secretary – Melissa Hutchison | Email

Treasurer – Jaylyn Lawrence

ENTRY FEES
Solo – $13
Duet, Trio, Small Ensemble – $13
Band, Choir, Large Ensemble – $25

After 10 solo entries, families receive a 50% discount on each additional solo entry.

*Late registration fee is $25 per participant*

Addendum

Entry Form

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
To be eligible for an award or scholarship, a participant must:

  • Be 19 years of age or younger; and
  • Have lived in or studied in the Battlefords and District for a minimum of six months prior to the Festival; or
  • Be furthering their education elsewhere but still supported by parents living in the Battlefords and District

Other students are welcome for adjudication and recommendation to the provincial and national level competitions.

Borderland Music Festival (Coronach)

April 9 – 12, 2017
Entry Close Date: February 15, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Angela Gent

Vice President  – Dorothea Trithardt

Corresponding & Recording Secretary
Brandy Schnell |  Email
P.O. Box 8
Coronach  SK, S0H 0Z0
306-267-7176

Entry Secretary
Desiray Bucker |  Email
P.O. Box 809
Coronach SK,   S0H 0Z0
306-268-7802

Treasurer – Roxanne Willford

Trophies & Scholarships: Shelly Rousseau

The Borderland Music Festival includes Bengough, Coronach, Ogema, Pangman, Rockglen and Scobey, Mt.

ENTRY FEES
Solo & Duet – $15  |  Ensembles – $20  |  Choral – $20

Addendum

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
To qualify for a Borderland scholarship or award, each performer must:

  • enter and perform at least TWO classes in the same discipline (i.e. two piano classes or two vocal classes). These classes include solo or duet classes.
  • reside in  the communities of Bengough, Coronach, Ogema, Pangman, Rockglen, or Scobey.

Competition is open to all Saskatchewan residents and those residing within 100 km of the Saskatchewan border. Participants from outside the Borderland area may enter for Adjudication and Recommendation to Provincials.

Not all scholarships may be awarded. All scholarships and awards are awarded at the Adjudicator’s discretion. A list of Scholarships & Awards will be printed in the district festival program.

Requests for locally added “Additions to Syllabus Classes” must be made in writing to the Committee prior to their January 22, 2015 meeting. A complete list of classes may be obtained from the Secretary.

THANK YOU
To all the music teachers for your faithful dedication and gift of music you share; to the schools, parents, and students for your hard work and efforts – we are forever grateful; to all those who support the Borderland Music Festival through donations of Scholarships and/or Cash donations; to all our volunteers who help us during the week of festival; a sincere thank you for helping in any and every way you do!

The Saskatchewan Music Festival Association receives funding from the SK Lotteries Trust Fund for Sport,Culture and Recreation.

Central Sask Music Festival (Davidson)

March 27-28, 2017
Entry Close Date: January 27, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Nancy Wilkins

Vice President – Jeannine McNabb

Recording Secretary – Arlene Low

Corresponding  & Entry Secretary
Lorraine Zoerb  |  Email
P.O. Box 848
Davidson   S0G 1A0
Phone: 306-567-3197
Fax: 306-567-5585

Treasurer – Cheryl DeLaet

ENTRY FEES
Solo & Duet – $5
School Groups – free

Entry Form

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
Scholarships and awards are listed in the district program.

ELIGIBILITY
Competitors who live within the existing boundaries are eligible for awards. Students out of the designated area may enter our music festival, at the current syllabus price, but may not be eligible for scholarships and awards.

THANK YOU
Special thanks to all scholarship and award donors, patrons, and volunteers who give so much time and assistance.

Eston Music Festival

April 10 – 13, 2017
Entry Close Date: February 17, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Brenda Ormsby  | Email

Corresponding & Entry Secretary
Michelle Andrew  |  Email
P.O. Box 561
Eston S0L 1A0
Phone: 306-962-7330

Recording Secretary – Brenda Ormsby

Treasurer – Penny Jo Milton

Festival Programs – Susanne Fox

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Cindy Gardiner, Katie Austin, Deanna Ridalls

ENTRY FEES
Solos and Duets – $15  | Choral – $30
Maximum Individual entry – $60
Maximum Family entry of $135 per family

No late entries accepted

Entry Form (Excel Format)

Entry Form (PDF)

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
To be eligible for awards and scholarships, a competitor must:

  • perform in at least two classes in the same discipline
  • reside in in the R.M.’s of Snipe Lake, Lacadena, Monet or Newcombe, what was formerly known as the Eston-Elrose School Division
  • be 19 years of age or younger
  • may be completing or furthering education elsewhere, but are still supported by parents living within the Eston Music Festival boundary, as indicated above.

All others are invited for adjudication and recommendations to provincial competitions.

Note: Class addition requests must be made in writing and submitted to the committee 12 weeks prior to the festival commencement date.

THANK YOU
Thank you to our festival participants, volunteers, and scholarship and award donors, parents, teachers and our volunteers for their support.

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016 District Winners
Voice & Musical Theatre – Jordan Nicole Laviolette
Musical Theatre – Tanya Simpson, Samantha Andrew

Gravelbourg & District Music Festival

March 20 – 23, 2017
Entry Close Date:  February 3, 2017
Payment Due Date: February 4, 2017

Entry Close Date  (Speech Arts): February 17, 2017
Payment Due Date (Speech Arts): February 20, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Paul Boisvert

Vice President – Genelle Hoag

Entry Secretary – Leanne Mann
P.O. Box 943
Gravelbourg, SK   S0H 1X0
Phone: 306-650-7010

Corresponding & Recording Secretary
Michelle Blohm  | Email
P.O. Box 1071
Gravelbourg, SK   S0H 1X0
Phone: 306-264-3640

Treasurer – Heather Archer |  Email

ENTRY FEES
Solo & Duet – $12  |  Choral – $14
Administration fee – $5 for each family (household, choral & ensemble group). Please calculate this into your first entry only.
Maximum individual ceiling rate – $60

A complimentary program will be mailed to competitors prior to the festival.

Addendum

On-line Entry Form

No paper entries will be accepted.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
Competitors must perform in two classes of the same discipline to qualify for a scholarship or award. Our district festival welcomes competitors residing within 70km, or whose teacher resides within this boundary for competition for scholarships and awards.

Adjudication shall be available in both official languages. Please indicate your preference on our entry form. All French classes will have French adjudication.

Humboldt Music Festival

April 24 – May 5, 2017
Entry Close Date: March 1, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Patti Durand

Vice President – Paula Schuler

Festival Coordinators
Kristin Farquharson and Karen Kolkman | Email

Recording Secretary – Allison Eichorst

Treasurer – Carol Esler

ENTRY FEES
Solo – $18   |   Duet – $24   |   Ensemble – $36  |  Choir/Band – $50

All fees must accompany the entry form at the time of submission.

Addendum

Online Entry Form

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

  • Competitors must perform in two classes of the same discipline to qualify for a scholarship or award, one being a solo class and the other a choice between a solo, duet, or small ensemble class.
  • Scholarships and awards are restricted to competitors within 60 km radius of Humboldt or whose teacher resides within this boundary.
  • Competitors must be 21 years of age or younger to qualify for Scholarships and Awards.

THANK YOU
A sincere thank you to the HMFA volunteers and all scholarship and award donors!

Kipling & District Music Festival

March 27-30, 2017
Entry Close Date: February 5, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Caroline Puffalt  |  Email

Corresponding Secretary
Marj Bates  |  Email

Entry Secretary – Kevin Puffalt  |  Email
306-736-8373

Recording Secretary – Trina Beaudoin  |  Email

Treasurer – Teresa Pusch

Scholarships – JoLynn Blaikie

Sponsors – Florence Poirier

ENTRY FEES
Solo & Duet – $10  |  Ensembles (3 to 6 performers) – $15

Maximum family entry fee:
(covers solo entries only) – $80

Bands, choirs, choral ensembles &
school groups – $25 per entry

Late fees – $10 per entry

Addendum

Online Entry Form

Paper Entry Form

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

  • Solo competitors must enter and compete in two solo classes in the same discipline, on the same instrument, to qualify for a scholarship or award.
  • All fees must accompany the entry form at the time of submission.
  • District addendum & scholarship information are available from the Entry Secretaries, upon request.

THANK YOU
Sincere thanks to our district sponsors, patrons, scholarship/award donors, and volunteers for their generous support!

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016 District Winners

Lafleche & District Music Festival

April 2 – 8, 2017
Entry Close Date: February 13, 2017
Final Concert: April 9, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – David Sproule

Vice President – Sharla Davidson-Girardin

Corresponding & Recording Secretary –
Melinda Masse  |  Email
P.O. Box 485
Lafleche   S0H 2K0
306-472-5972

Entry Secretary – Jacqueline Poirier | Email
P.O. Box 485
Lafleche   S0H 2K0
306-472-5226

Treasurer – Bren Keenan

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Gail Bouvier, Cheryl Crooks, Sharla Davidson-Girardin, John de Graauw, Sonia Falconer, Bren Keenan, Melinda Masse, Darcy McLeod, Bev Poirier, Courtney Pinsonneault, Jaqueline Poirier, Karla Silbernagel & David Sproule

ENTRY FEES
Solo & Duet – $10  |  Groups of 3 or more – $15

ENTRY FORMS
Entry Forms specific to the Lafleche & District Music Festival will be available on the SMFA website, from the Corresponding Secretary, and in Lafleche. Unauthorized forms will not be accepted. All fees must accompany the entry form at the time of submission. Late entries will not be accepted.

Entry Form

Addendum

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
In order to qualify for a scholarship or award, participants must perform at least two times in the same discipline (e.g. 2 instrumental classes or 2 voice, 1 verse class, 2 musical theatre, however participants 12 years & under will qualify with 1 voice and 1 musical theatre entry). These classes include solo. Duets & Groups of 3 or more do not qualify as an individual performance. Scholarships and awards are restricted to competitors residing within the Lafleche & District area, or whose teacher resides within the boundary. Competition is open to all Saskatchewan residents or those residing within 100 km of any Saskatchewan border. The Entry Secretary should be contacted for full details.

CLASS ADDENDUM
Requests for locally added classes must be made in writing to the Committee prior to January 15, 2017. A complete list of locally added classes may be obtained from the Secretary.

THANK YOU
Firstly, a big thank you goes out to our 2016 Adjudicators: Lana Ramsay and Karen Frandsen. They were an asset to our Festival! Thank you to all of our wonderful music teachers, schools, parents, and volunteers. We truly appreciate your dedication. The biggest thank you of all goes to our kids – thanks for keeping music alive!

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016 District Winners

Voice – Kayla Jacobs & Kassidy Silbernagel
Piano –  Amandine Boisvert

Last Mountain & District Music Festival (Southey)

April 2 – 8, 2017
Entry Close Date: February 6, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Danna Armstrong   |  Email

Vice President – Chelsea Lafferty

Corresponding Secretary – Debbie Nixon  |  Email

Entry Secretary – Nicole Toews  |  Email
P.O. Box 628
Southey    S0G 4P0
(306) 726-4450

Treasurer – Leota Lytle

Scholarship Convener – Connie Fuessel

Webpage Coordinator – Marilyn Danielson

ENTRY FEES
Solo & Duet – $10  |  Ensembles – $15
Family Rate – $120  | Choirs & Bands – $20
Out of District – $15

Deadline date for entries is February 6, 2017.

*PLEASE NOTE: All fees must accompany entry forms at the time of submission. Entries WILL NOT be accepted after the deadline date.

If you would like to request additional classes be added to the Syllabus, please submit them in writing (email accepted) to the Corresponding Secretary by January 16, 2017. No additions will be accepted after this date.

Addendum

Entry Form

For additional information please see the  Last Mountain District Music Festival website.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
In order to qualify for a scholarship or an award, participants must:

  • Be 19 years of age or younger
  • Enter 2 selections in the same discipline
  • Attend school within the boundaries or the music teacher must live within these boundaries. For a complete list of the district boundaries, please visit our website.

THANK YOU
A special thank-you goes out to our scholarship and award donors for their continuous support of the Last Mountain & District Music Festival. Without this support the awards and scholarships would not be possible. Thank you once again!

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016 District Winners

Mainline Music Festival (Indian Head)

March 19 – 24, 2017
Entry Close Date: January 22, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President
Valentina May |  Email

Corresponding Secretary
Sarah Peet |  Email
Box 806,  Indian Head
S0G 2K0
(306) 412-3011

Entry Secretary – Lisa Horsman |  Email
Box 1121, Indian Head
S0G 2K0
(306) 695 – 3915

Treasurer – Janelle Willoughby

ENTRY FEES
Solo & Duet – $17.50
Ensembles – $17.50 | Choirs and Bands – $25
Maximum Individual Rate – $35 per Discipline (e.g. Voice $35 and Piano $35)

Addendum – Band

Addendum – Piano

Addendum – Voice

Entry Form

Entry Forms and fees must be submitted to the Entry Secretary, on or before the entry deadline. Late entries will not be accepted.

Please Note:

  • To be recommended as a District Winner, a competitor must have entered and competed in at least two solo classes in the same discipline (excluding the National Class) at the local level. Instrumentalists must compete in two classes on the same instrument.Any entry forms marked TBA or participants changing their music selection after the entry deadline will perform for adjudication only. This means a mark will not be given and the participant may not be eligible for scholarships.
  • Photocopied music will not be allowed.
  • Please contact the President for district addenda of additional Mainline Music Festival classes.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

To qualify for Mainline Music Festival awards, competitors must reside within the Mainline Music Festival District and must participate in one solo and at least one other class of the competitor’s choice in the same discipline.

NEW 2017: Vocal and Musical Theatre are TWO Different Disciplines and must have 2 entries in each type to be eligible for a Scholarship. EXCEPTION: A Competitor 10 years and under to be eligible in Voice and Musical Theatre can participate in one solo class in each Vocal and Musical Theatre will be eligible for a Scholarship.

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016 District Winner

Zach May  – Musical Theatre

Meadow Lake & District Music Festival

April 3 – 12, 2017
Entry Close Date: February 10, 2017
AGM: September 26, 7:00 p.m. – Gateway School Library


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Tanya Ellis

Corresponding Secretary
Maxine Leschuk  | Email
P.O. Box 1298
Meadow Lake   S9X 1Y9
306-236-3504

Entry Secretary – Tracy Richards  | Email
209 4th Ave. East
Meadow Lake   S9x 1E7
(H) 306-236-8865
(W) 306-236-4141

Treasurer – Darlene Senn

ENTRY FEES
Solos – $15 | Duets – $20 | Ensembles (3 – 6 participants) – $30 | Bands/Choirs – $50

All fees must accompany Entry Forms at submission. No Late Fees Accepted

Addendum

Online Entry Form

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
Competitors must perform in 2 classes of the same discipline to qualify for a scholarship or award.

THANK YOU
To all our Volunteers, Donors, Participants for their continuing support for our 37th Annual Music Festival.


Moose Jaw Music Festival

March 27 – 28, 2017  |  April 1 – 9, 2017
Entry Close Date: January
28, 2017

Scholarship Competition and Luncheon – Thursday, April 16 @ 7:00 p.m.
Zion United Church Sanctuary – $5.00/person
Competitors chosen by the adjudicator will receive a scholarship

Moose Jaw Music Festival Website


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Jeri Ryba

Vice President
Marcie Carswell

Entry Secretary – Haley Cope | Email

Recording & Corresponding Secretary – Amanda Zarubin | Email
270 Blue Sage Drive
Moose Jaw, SK   S6J 1N5
(306)-692-3794

Publicity – Karen Closs

Scholarships – Janet Kilgannon

Treasurer – Mayda Valgardsson

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Jennifer Tenford, Janie Fries, Jerry Ryba (Sr.), Quinn Foster, Janna Capilli

ENTRY FEES
Solo – $18
Duet – $25
Trios & Small Ensembles (3-8 members) – $40
Large Ensembles – $75
Choir & Band – $75
Maximum Family ceiling rate – $200

Programs will be available at John’s Music the week prior to general festival or may be purchased at the door.

Registration will be online only and will require full payment online before registration is complete.

Online Entry Form

Addendum

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
To be eligible for any scholarships or awards, competitor must be a resident of Moose Jaw or district or studying with a Moose Jaw teacher. To qualify for the Thursday night scholarship competition competitors must:

  • achieve a mark of 87 or higher in one of their classes;
  • be performing music that is of sufficient standard;
  • perform from memory during festival;
  • be available to stay for the entire competition and deliberations;
  • compete in two solo classes in the same discipline;

Recipients of all awards and scholarships, including those announced on Thursday night, must attend the Sunday Concert or send a delegate to receive it, or the award will be forfeited.

Changes will only be considered for conflicts within our festival. We cannot accommodate ANY special requests. The Moose Jaw Music Festival is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.

THANK YOU
Thank you to our sponsors, patrons, and our dedicated volunteers!

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016 District Winners

Nipawin Music Fetsival

Strings: March 20 – 21, 2017
Vocal/Musical Theatre: March 21-23, 2017
Guitar/Woodwinds/Brass: March 23. 2017
Piano: March 24-27, 2017
Entry Close Date: January 27, 2017

FINAL CONCERT: March 28, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Bev Gunnlaugson
Codette   S0E 0P0
306-862-9314

Corresponding Secretary – Tracey Mak |  Email
Box 2592
Nipawin S0E 1E0
(306-862-3279)

Entry Secretary – Linda Pelech  |  Email
905 – 9th Ave W
P.O. Box 3040
Nipawin   S0E 1E0
306-862-4817

Treasurer – Sandra Chabot

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Susan Nickel, Larry Clark, Nancy Budd

ENTRY FEES
Solo & Duet – $14  |  Ensembles – $18

No Late Entries Accepted

Please use our local colour coded entry forms (available at the local library).

Piano SoloWhite
Musical Theatre & Vocal SoloPink
String SoloYellow
Guitar SoloGreen
Woodwinds/Brass/Percussion – Peach
All Duets & Ensembles – Blue 

All Fees must accompany the entry form at the time of submission

Addendum

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
Competitors must perform in two classes of the same discipline to qualify for a scholarship or award. Scholarships and awards are restricted to competitors residing within 70 km or whose teacher resides within the boundary. Competition is open to all Saskatchewan residents or those residing within 100 km of any Saskatchewan border.

District Forms must be used for entering. Please choose the correct colour-coded one for each discipline entering. Forms will be made available to be picked up at the Nipawin Library-Arts Centre by December 15. Forms can be returned to the Library WITH PAYMENT – EXACT CHANGE (please do not ask the Librarians to make change). Please phone the Library for hours of operation 306-862-4867. For a list of district classes please contact Linda Pelech at 306-862-4817 or e-mail l_pel@hotmail.com.

THANK YOU
Thank you to our students, teachers, volunteers and all those who help to make our festival a success through their donations of time or money. Your generous support is appreciated.

CONGRATULATIONS to our District Winners

Parkland & District Music Festival (Preeceville)

March 26 – April 1, 2017
Entry Close Date : January 31, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Anna Russell | Email
Phone: (306) 547-4645

Vice President – Carla Lewis

Corresponding Secretary – Nathan Seghers  | Email
P.O. Box 105
Sturgis S0A 4A0

Entry Secretary – Sheila Ivanochko  |  Email
P.O. Box 890
Preeceville S0A 3B0
306-547-2934

Treasurer – Debbie Treen

ENTRY FEES
Solo & Duet, 9 years & younger – $10
Solo & Duet, 10 years & older – $12
School Groups/ Choirs/ Ensembles – $20
School Bands – $25
Individual Maximum – $60
Family Maximum – $140

All fees must accompany the entry form at the time of submission.

Addendum

Entry Form

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
Scholarships and awards are under review and will be listed in the festival program. Scholarships will only be awarded to residents of the Parkland District. To be eligible for a scholarship, students must perform in two classes of the same discipline. Exception: To be eligible for a band scholarship, competitors may enter one solo or ensemble class in addition to their school band or ensemble class. Other competitors are welcome for recommendation to Provincials and adjudication.

Photocopied Material
No photocopied material without copyright permission is allowed for participants or accompanists.

Accompaniment
Recorded accompaniment is not allowed

Prairie Sunset & District Music Festival (Macklin)

April 24 – 27, 2017
Entry Close Date: February 3, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President  – Maureen Stang

Corresponding Secretary – Jackie Golden  | Email
Box 452
Macklin SK S0L 2C0

Entry Secretary – Christine Stang  |  Email
Box 767
Macklin SK S0L 2C0

Treasurer – Rena Gartner

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Karen Stang, Carolyn Sieben, Elrina Beyer

AREA REPRESENTATIVES
Kerrobert:  Sheri Thiessen; Luseland/Denzil:  Janelle Bartsch

ENTRY FEES
Solo/Duet/Trio – $15  |  Choral/Band/School – $25

All fees must accompany the entry form at the time of submission.

Addendum

Entry Form

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
A complete list of awards is included in the festival program published prior to the festival. To qualify for scholarships, participants must perform in at least two classes in this festival, in the same discipline.

THANK YOU
Thank you to all our volunteers, sponsors, teachers, parents, and performers for making our festival a success.

 

Qu'Appelle Valley Music Festival

Dates: April 24-28, 2017
Entry Close Date: March 1, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Karissa Lingelbach

Vice President – Anna Maria Burianyk-Noey

Corresponding & Entry Secretary
Asha Protsch  |  Email
P.O. Box 339
Balcarres    S0G 0C0
306-331-7014

Recording Secretary – Lorelei Kotylak

Treasurer – Gloria Goetz

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Lori Dirkson, Linda Piluschak

ENTRY FEES
Solo – $10

Duets & Ensembles (2 – 4 participants) – $6 per person

Band, Choir, Musical Theatre (5 or more participants) – $30

Late Entry Fees – additional $5 per entry

*All fees must accompany the entry form at the time of submission. Entry forms are available from the Entry Secretary.

Addendum

Entry Form – Solo

Entry Form – Group

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
To qualify for a trophy and most scholarships, solo competitors must be under 19 years of age and achieve a mark of 85 or more. In most cases, competitors must have performed in at least two solo classes in the same discipline, one of which must be a test piece or a piece of provincial or national status. Exceptions to the rule regarding the test piece requirement are students in the First Year of Instruction classes, those under 7 years of age and some open scholarships. The adjudicator’s decision regarding scholarships will be final. Please refer to the local program for a complete listing of scholarships and awards.

COMPETITORS CHOSEN TO RECEIVE A SCHOLARSHIP OR AWARD MUST ATTEND AND PERFORM IN THE AWARDS CONCERT TO RECEIVE THEIR AWARD. Failure to attend and perform in the Awards Concert will result in the automatic forfeit of the scholarship or award and it will be awarded to the next eligible competitor.

Please see the full Scholarship and Award Regulations for all details, available from the Corresponding/Entry Secretary.

Redvers & District Music Festival

March 27 – April 4, 2017
Entry Close Date:
February 1, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Leanne Poirier

Corresponding & Recording Secretary  Email
Heather Aulie
P.O. 782
Redvers    S0C 2H0
306-646-2008

Entry Secretary – Carroll Dyck  | Email
Phone: 306-453-2965

Treasurer – 
Julie DeVrieze

ENTRY FEES
Solos – $15  |  Solo (Age 6 & under) – $10
Duets – $20  | Trios & Small Ensembles (max. 6) – $30
Full Bands, Choirs & Classrooms – $40

Required fee must accompany the entry, otherwise the entry will not be accepted. No refunds after the entry closing date. Late entries will be accepted ONLY at the discretion of the committee. Late fees may apply. Please contact the Entry Secretary for information on entries.

Addendum

Solo Entry Form

Duet/Trio/Small/Ensemble Entry Form

Large Ensemble/Band/Choir/Classroom Entry Form

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
The David Dahlgren Music Scholarship for one year of theory instruction with David Dahlgren of Moosomin is available. Camp Scholarships are available. Specific requirements must be met for these. See the 2017 Addenda booklet for a detailed list. These scholarships need to be applied for by the entry closing date.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Absolutely no substitution of piece will be allowed by our festival after the entry deadline. Those making such a request will be allowed to perform the piece for “adjudication only”.

THANK YOU
Thank you to all donors of scholarships and awards and to all our advertisers for their support. Please see the district program for a complete listing. A ‘special’ thank you to our committee members and volunteers.

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016 District Winner

Jory Dyck (Woodwind)

Rosetown & District Music Festival

March 21 – 28, 2017
Entry Close Date: January 27, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Cheryl Clarke

Festival Secretary – Corry Moon  |  Email

Entry Secretary – Genn Ediger  |  Email
Box 821, Rosetown    S0L 2V0
306-882-3080

Recording Secretary – Felice Mourre

Treasurer – Elan Kidd

Vice President – Carmen Ledding

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Bev Arnold, Earla Arsenault, Mary Cowan, Brodie Cuff, Chantelle deConinck Smith, Darlene Epp, Jasmine Green, Felice Mourre, Debbie Paquette, Heather Aitken Spier, Debbie Wood, Lisa Klemmer, Danielle Winny, Cindy Hayward, Amanda Starosta, Tina Dolan, Elenore Sparks

ENTRY FEES
Solo – $12  |  Duets & Small Ensembles – $15
Band/Choral – $20
Band Workshop – 30 min. – $25; 60 min. – $50

ENTRY FORMS
See Addendum for information on additional classes available. Print, complete, and mail the entry form, including entry fees, to the entry secretary.

Addendum

Entry Form – Solo

Entry Form – Ensemble

Choir-Band-Entry-Form-2017

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
Competitors must perform in two classes of the same discipline to qualify. Scholarships will be awarded to students who:

  • reside in the ‘Rosetown District’ defined as RM’s of Milden #286; St. Andrew’s #287; Pleasant Valley #288; Harris #316; Marriott #317; Mountain View  #318 OR
  • are pupils of a Rosetown District teacher or attending a school in the District.
  • are students furthering their education elsewhere but still being supported by parents living in the Rosetown District.

Thank you to all the volunteers who assist our committee during our festival.

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016 District Winners
Piano – Nicole Anderson, Daniel Jimenez
Brass – Jeremy LeBlanc
Vocal – Nicole Anderson
Chamber Group – Beam Quartet

Sask Valley Music Festival (Waldheim)

March 19 – 24, 2017
Entry Close Date: January 27, 2017
AGM: Monday, May 1 @ 6:30 p.m.
Zoar Mennonite Church – Waldheim
EVERYONE WELCOME! Potluck appetizers and desserts will be served. 


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Linda Swab

Corresponding & Recording Secretary
Barb Worthington  |  Email
P.O. Box 205
Waldheim   S0K 4R0
306-945-2212

Entry Secretary – Sherry Derksen |  Email
P.O. Box 384
Hague   S0K 1X0
306-232-4265

Program Secretary – Corinne Scheetz

Treasurer – Patricia Keefe

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Louella Friesen, Sanne Gillingham, Jaclyn Heinrichs,
Audrey Falk Janzen, Hannah Marple
Sarah McMillan, Audrey Watson

ENTRY FEES
Solo & Duet – $14  |  Ensembles – $15  |  Choral – $25
Maximum Individual ceiling rate – $70
Maximum Family ceiling rate – $140
Late fees – $10 per entry

All fees must accompany the entry form at the time of submission.

Teacher Letter & Addendum
Parent Release Form
Entry Form

THANK YOU to sponsors, donors, and all volunteers. Your contributions helped make Sask Valley Festival a wonderful success! Also THANK YOU to all our festival participants – for your thorough preparations, wonderful performances, and great sportsmanship!

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016 District Winners:
Emma Mindiuk, Claire Heinrichs, Hannah Marple, Rachel Fehr, RJC Chorale

 

Shaunavon & District Music Festival

April 3 – 6, 2017
Entry Close Date: February 17, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Nicole Bateman

Corresponding & Recording Secretary
Nancy Phillips  | Email
P.O. Box 1145
Shaunavon   S0N 2M0
306-921-3709

Entry Secretary – Karmen McNabb  | Email
P.O. Box 130
Shaunavon   S0N 2M0
306-295-4163

Treasurer – Joe-Ann Ruetz

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Penny Kirkpatrick, Lee Jensen-Guenther,
Loretta Berger, Sandra Davis,
Bernadette Schneider, Linda Burch,
Karmen McNabb, Faye Anderson

ENTRY FEES
Solo & Duet – $10  |  Ensembles – $15

Addendum

All fees must accompany the entry form at the time of submission.

Letter to Teachers & Parents

Entry Form – Solo

Entry Form – Small Ensemble

Entry Form – Ensemble

Competitors must perform:

  • in two classes of the same discipline to qualify for a scholarship
  • in at least two classes of one discipline and at least one discipline of another, to be considered for a combined scholarship

A complete listing of available scholarships and awards  is available from our Corresponding Secretary.

Swift Current & District Music Festival

March 7 – 22, 2017
Entry Close Date: January 20, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Karen MacCallum  |  Email

Corresponding Secretary
Lois Noble  | Email
427 15th Ave. N.E.
Swift Current, SK   S9H 2X5
Phone: 306-773-1468

Entry Secretary
Nicole Eckert

Scholarships – Michael Lyngstad, Donations – Bruce Pate, Facilities – Marcia McLean, Hosting – Steve Saemann, Trophies – Elaine Derksen, Volunteers – Heather Denning, Poster Contest, Sherry Fahselt, Awards Program – Sue Hogg

Entry Fees; Addendum; Entry Form; Scholarships & Awards

Information regarding Entry Fees, Addendum, Scholarships & Awards, and the Entry form can be found on the  Swift Current Website.

THANK YOU
Thanks to our many sponsors who purchase advertising, or donate money for scholarships and bursaries. Also to the parents and music teachers who continually support music festival and understand what a great way festival is to advance their child’s musical skills and appreciate others’ musical talents.

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016 District Winners
Piano: Presley Reddekopp
Vocal: Lauren Levorson-Wong

Musical Theatre: Lauren Levorson-Wong, Mandy Friesen
Choir: SCCHS Chamber Singers, Prairie Spirit Chamber Singers

 

Unity Music Festival

April 2-8, 2017
Entry Close Date: January 27, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Morag Riddell

Vice President – Vacant

Corresponding Secretary – Sandra Glassford   |  Email
P.O. Box 1688
Unity   S0K 4L0
306-228-3651

Entry Secretary – Bari Bertoia  | Email
P.O. Box 39
Unity   S0K 4L0
(H) 306-228-2568
(C) 306-228-9889

Treasurer – Vanessa Spendelow

COMMITTE MEMBERS
Melissa Acton, Betty Culbertson, Chrystal Fawell, Lori Gruber, Kathy Jones, Sandra Kelley, Nadine Keller, Carolyn Kopp, Melody Kuhn, Robyn Rutherford, Joan Shead, Vanessa Spendelow, Margaret Uzelman, Donna Walz, Laraine Wood, Diane Neil, Kathy Soloski

ENTRY FEES
Individual – $15  |  Group (up to 3 members) – $15
Group (more than 3 members) – $20

Addendum

Entry Form

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
Participants from outside our support area will not be eligible for scholarships and awards if they entered in another Festival. They are eligible to win classes and be recommended to Provincials.

IN APPRECIATION
The Unity Music Festival Association would like to thank parents, teachers, accompanists, volunteers for all their help and support for our Festival. We would also like to thank those who have provided financially in the way of scholarships and awards. It is all very much appreciated.

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016 District Winners
Iza Bell Lucenio and Jolene Gruber – Musical Theatre

WEBSITE
unitymusicfestivalassociation.weebly.com

Watrous & District Music Festival

April 10 – 13, 2017
Entry Close Date: February 17, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Kelly Stein  |  Email

Vice President – Vacant

Corresponding Secretary
Cindy Mclean  |  Email
P.O. Box 401
Watrous   S0K 4T0

Entry Secretary – Malisa Thomas  |  Email
P.O. Box 1513
Watrous   S0K 4T0

Treasurer – Julie Morelli

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Rhonda Hardy, Terilee Stokke, Andrea Fossen

ENTRY FEES
Solos – $16 each
Duets & Ensembles – $8 per participant
Administration Fee – $2 per person
Maximum Individual Fee – $48 (plus admin. fee)
Family Rate – $96 (plus admin fees)
School or Community Groups – no entry fee

All fees must accompany the entry form by the closing date. Late entries will not be accepted.

Addendum

Entry Form

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
To qualify for an award or scholarship, competitors must live within or study in the Watrous district and compete in at least two (2) classes in the same discipline.

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016 District Winners
Harper Rae, Jackson Andrews, Brooklyn Tetzlaff

Yorkton Music Festival

March 27 – April 8, 2017
Entry Close Date: February 2, 2017


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President – Tonia Vermette

Corresponding Secretary –  Karen Muir  |  Email
227 First Ave N
Yorkton, SK   S3N 1K1
306-783-4836

Entry Secretary – Linda Sogbetun  |  Email
38 McBurney Dr., Yorkton, SK   S3N 3H7
306-620-7176

Treasurer – Michelle Walker

ENTRY FEES
Solos – $14  |  Choirs – $30  |  Bands – $60
Duets – $20 | Ensembles – $32 (3-6 players)
Jazz Ensembles (3-6 players) – $40

All fees must accompany the online entry form either through credit card or PayPal. Entry Forms and addendum are available at www.yorktonmusicfestival.ca

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
Scholarships will be awarded only to those students who:

  • reside in the Sunrise Health Division
  • has a teacher resides in the Sunrise Health Division
  • are a student furthering their education elsewhere but still supported by parents in the Sunrise Health Division
  • are 28 years old or under

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016 VOLUNTEER AWARD RECIPIENT:
Tonia Vermette

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016 District Winners:
Kennedy Kosheluk, Julia Breitkruez, Mitchell Karapita, Jessica Rohatynsky, Carmen Stusek, YHRS Concert Choir, Yorkton Community Theatre Women’s Chorus.