November 16-28, 2020

(There will be no online participation in this Festival)

The 112th Annual Edmonton Music & Speech Arts Festival (formerly known as the Edmonton Kiwanis Music Festival) creates over 2,500 opportunities for over 20,000 music students, actors, musicians, and music lovers to perform in front of an audience and receive professional adjudication.
Come out and see the stars of tomorrow, and help us celebrate over 100 years!

Key Dates

Festival Dates: November 16-28, 2020

Registration Opens: September 20, 2020 (all documents will be uploaded to the website prior to this date)

Registration Deadline: October 13, 2020 at 11:59 PM

Please note:
CHOIR WEEK is TBA (2021) and
BAND WEEK is TBA (2021)


COVID-19 Protocols for Festival

All Participants will have to wear a mask OR face shield.

Audience members will have to wear a mask.

Social distancing will be observed.

Pianos will be disinfected between performers & accompanists.

Opening Gala

2021 Opening Gala

There will not be an Opening Gala for the November Festival. Stay tuned for information about the 2021 Opening Gala.

Come and hear Edmonton’s future stars at the Edmonton Music & Speech Arts Festival’s Opening Gala.


FREE to the public!

Performances (FREE Admission)

Performances will be held at MacEwan University – Alberta College Campus (10050 MacDonald Drive NW).

Printed copies of the Festival program will be available for purchase at: Alberta College Conservatory of Music and Edmonton Music & Speech Arts Festival Office