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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 705-457-9422.
Applications are due no later than Feb. 28.
You can follow festival news at www.facebook.com/haliburtonhighlandsmusicfestival.