The Ottawa Kiwanis Music Festival

Our Mission: to encourage and promote the enjoyment and study of music in our community’s young people through the production of an annual competitive music festival. 

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2024 Festival is Live – April 2 – 20

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!Hello friends,We are now five weeks until the start of the 2024 edition of our Festival – so much is happening!Christopher is busy scheduling all the entries – keep an eye on your MFS profile to see updates.As happened last year, we are short some front-of-house volunteers! These are the all-important greeters who guide guests and performers to the proper location in each venue. WE CAN NOT HOLD A FESTIVAL WITHOUT THESE VOLUNTEERS!!We have many openings as follows:- Junior/Intermediate Strings (St Aidan’s Anglican Church, April 2-7)- Choirs (St Thomas the Apostle Anglican Church, April 7-10)- Brass (St Aidan’s Anglican Church, April 9)- Bands (Ridgemont High School, April 8 – 13) – we will sell tickets at these spots so cash handling is a must- Junior Piano (St Mark’s Anglican Church, April 8 – 14)- Popular Voice (Arts Court Theatre, April 11)- Piano Concertos (Ottawa Pianos, April 14)- the afternoon of Woodwinds (St Aidan’s Anglican Church April 16)- Orchestras (Lisgar Collegiate, April 17-18) – we will sell tickets at these spots so cash handling is a must- Guitar (St Aidan’s Anglican Church, April 20)These openings range from morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend – if you can help out, please contact Wenying ( to find out what’s available. Again – we can NOT hold a live event without all of our front-of-house spots filled. You will hear some amazing music and support our students in their journey. It’s also a great way to earn volunteer hours for senior high school students. Tell all your friends! ... See MoreSee Less
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Kiwanis Music Festival
934A Hamlet Road | Ottawa, Ontario | K1G 1R5

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