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Postponed to November 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

TBA

Please note:
CHOIR WEEK is TBA and
BAND WEEK is TBA

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COVID-19 Cancels Festival

On Monday, March 16, 2020, the Edmonton Music & Speech Arts Festival was notified by MacEwan University that all outside bookings (including the Festival) were cancelled.

We are looking at re-scheduling the Festival for November 2020 – more details to come at a future date.

All teachers and students should have received an email from the Festival regarding the offer of a refund or charitable tax receipt. If you did not receive this email, please check your spam/junk folders first, and if it is not there, please email musicfest@emsaf.ca or info@emsaf.ca and we will re-send the email.

Opening Gala

2020 Opening Gala

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

TBA

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