The 2020 Edmonton Music & Speech Arts Festival
April 18-May 2, 2020

Welcome to the 112th Music Festival!
The 112th Annual Edmonton Music & Speech Arts Festival (formerly the Edmonton Kiwanis Music Festival) will be held from April 18 to May 2, 2020. Every year, the Festival creates over 2,500 opportunities for 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

REGISTRATION WILL BEGIN DECEMBER 15th, 2019.

ONLINE REGISTRATION ALSO BEGINS DECEMBER 15th, 2019.

MUSIC FESTIVAL DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATIONS IS FEBRUARY 4th, 2020.

THE 2020 OPENING GALA will be
Friday, April 17, 2020 at 7:30 PM
at McDougall United Church

By December 2, 2019, your teacher will know the approximate dates that the adjudicators for each discipline will be here.

Please note:
CHOIR WEEK is April 20-24 and
BAND WEEK is April 27 to May 1.  

If you have special scheduling requests, they must come to our office in email form, or on your hard-copy registration forms.


Performances (FREE Admission)
Performances will be held at MacEwan University – Alberta College Campus, McDougall United Church, Archbishop MacDonald High School, and the Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre.

Festival Program / Announcements
The Festival program is not available for download. Printed copies of the program will be available for purchase for $5.00 at the following locations:


Alberta College Conservatory of Music

Edmonton Music & Speech Arts Festival Office

Other locations will be announced closer to the Festival.

AMFA votes to leave FCMF
The Alberta Music Festival Association (AMFA) has voted to leave the Federation of Canadian Music Festivals (FCMF) in 2018. This will impact some of the scholarship classes. Read all about it!

2020 Opening Gala Event
Come and hear the stars of tomorrow at the Edmonton Music & Speech Arts Festival’s Opening Gala Concert
Friday, April 17, 2020
7:30 PM

McDougall United Church
FREE to the public!

Contact Us
info@emsaf.ca – Payment Inquiries & Advertising
musicfest@emsaf.ca – General Information

(780) 488-3498

10050 MacDonald Drive NW
Edmonton, AB
T5J 0S3


 Please email for registration information or changes. We are unable to take registration enquiries over the phone.

We can take payments over the phone.