April 18-May 2, 2020

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

Registration: DECEMBER 15th – FEBRUARY 4th, 2020.

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



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!

Opening Gala

2020 Opening Gala

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

Friday, April 17, 2020
7:30 PM
McDougall United Church

FREE to the public!

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.

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