November 16-28, 2020 – CANCELLED November 25-28

(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 Info

Festival Dates: November 16-28, 2020


Programs: Available for $5.00 (cash only) in Room 101

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


COVID-19 Cancels Remainder of Festival

With today’s Provincial proclamation, the Festival is cancelled as of tomorrow (Wednesday, November 25). No classes taking place November 25-28 will be happening and all participants in those classes will receive a complete refund by the end of November/early-December.

Thank you for your willingness to participate in the Festival during this time, and we really hoped we would have been able to finish the run of the Festival.

We will keep people apprised if an April Festival will happen in the new year.

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: Edmonton Music & Speech Arts Festival Office in Room 101 – $5.00 (cash only)