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Hamilton Music Festival - April 17 to 28 2017

 Tuesday, April 18, 2017     Judy Marsales     Community Events

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Special Fundraiser… the committee's students are performing a fundraising concert at St. Pete's HARRRP, 705 Main East.
Amazing young musicians to support – Free Will Offering.

This year we have added Strings and have increased the festival run from 5 days last year to 10 days this year. April 17 to 27.
Our Web site is www.hamiltonmusicfestival.ca
Venues are all in the Locke Street area. There is a $3.00 fee to see these wonderful performances. We hope that the community will come out and support these performances.

Hamilton had been without a festival for about 15 years. Co founder, Diane Manojlovich (Mano Music Studio - piano studio) and myself Tom Oliver (Voice Concepts Music Studio) brought 10 colleagues together to re introduce the festival to the community.

Last year about 30 private music studios were represented and this year over 60 private music studio are represented with approximately 600 entrants.

We are thrilled to have the blessings of the Mayor’s office and many sponsors, including the Hamilton Duet Club, and Judy Marsales Real Estate Ltd.
This Saturday April 15 at 7:30 pm, the committee's students are performing a fundraising concert at St. Pete's HARRRP, 705 Main East. Free Will Offering.
We are close to raising 10 K for scholarships.
NOTE: Hamilton has also been selected to host the PROVINCIAL MUSIC FESTIVAL this JUNE. We are absolutely thrilled that our inaugural year had such an impact. The Provincial competition will be housed in ten venues throughout Hamilton downtown core. It will feature students from regional festivals selected by adjudicators to compete. It is such an honour and at the same time a huge project to organize. Diane Manojlovich has offered to organize the event. However, our Hamilton Music Festival Committee will all volunteer to help her with this enormous task.

Festival at a Glance

First Unitarian Church on Dundurn
Monday April 17, 1 pm to 8 pm - Senior Piano
Tuesday April 18, 9 am to 5 pm - Senior Piano
Wednesday April 19, 9 am to 9 pm - Senior Piano
Thursday April 20, 9 am to 5 pm - Junior Piano
Friday April 21, 9 am to 4:30 pm - Junior Piano
Saturday April 22, 1 pm to 4:30 pm Orchestras

St. John's the Evangelist "Rock on Locke" on Locke Street.
Monday April 17, 9 am to 5 pm - Junior Voice
Tuesday April 18, 9 am to 4:30 pm - Junior Voice
Wednesday April 19, 2 pm to 9 pm - Senior Music Theatre
Thursday April 20, 12:pm to 5:30 pm - Senior Music Theatre
Friday April 21, 9 am - 9 pm - Strings
Saturday April 22, 9 am - 11 am - Strings
Monday April 24, 9 am to 5 pm - Senior Classical Voice
Tuesday April 25, 1 pm to 9 pm - Senior Classical Voice
Wednesday April 26, 9 am to 9 pm - Junior Music Theatre
Thursday April 27, 9 am to 4 pm - Junior Music Theatre

Erskine Presbyterian Church - Pearl Street.
Wednesday April 19, 9:30 to 12:15 pm Senior Music Theatre
Monday April 24, 7 pm to 9 pm Senior Classical Voice

GRAND CONCERT OF RECOMMENDED PERFORMANCES
Saturday May 6, 7 pm at the Grand Hall, Conservatory of the Performing Arts, James St.