The Fredericton Music Festival is a registered, charitable, non-profit organization. It is organized and conducted solely by volunteers. The Objectives of the Fredericton Music Festival are:
To conduct an adjudicated music festival annually for both competitive and non-competitive classes, primarily for youth.
To promote the knowledge, study, and appreciation of music in the City of Fredericton and surrounding areas.
To encourage amateur musicians and composers.
To recognize merit through concerts, awards, scholarships and prizes.
Junior and Intermediate Piano: April 16 – 19
Junior Voice and Musical Theater: April 16 – 20
Junior Strings: April 18 – 20
Senior Voice: April 22 - 25
Senior Strings: April 22 – 25
Senior Piano: April 23 - 26
School Choirs: April 23 – 27
School Bands: April 23 - 26
Winds/Brass/Percussion: April 23 – 26
Detailed schedules will be emailed to teachers in early March.
Junior Marking System - NEW THIS YEAR
A Gold/Silver/Bronze marking standard will be used for the following Junior level classes:
Piano – up to and including preparatory level (ages 8 and under)
Voice and speech arts – ages 8 and under
Strings – up to and including introductory level (ages 8 and under)
All competitors at these levels will receive a certificate with a gold, silver or bronze seal to represent the standard achieved for that particular performance. The Gold, Silver and Bronze certificates do not indicate 1st, 2nd or 3rd place standing.
Junior Piano – Gary Tucker
Intermediate Piano – Jennifer King
Senior Piano – Marlene Finn
Junior Voice/MT – Christopher Lane
Senior Voice/Choirs – Vicky St. Pierre
Junior Strings – Mary Elizabeth Brown
Senior Strings – Katharine Rapoport
Bands/Winds/Brass/Percussion – Jim Tranquilla
APRIL 14 - 27, 2018
2018 Festival: April 14 - 27
2019 Festival: April 22 - May 3
2020 Festival: April 20 - May 1
2018 Junior Awards Concert - Wednesday, May 9, 7 pm
2018 Senior Awards Concert - Thursday, May 10, 7 pm