Highwood Lions Audio Festival showcasing community youth musicians starts off this week – OkotoksOnline.com

The Highwood Lions Music Festival is again once again for yet another calendar year with neighborhood youth musicians seeking to showcase their abilities.

Highwood Lions Music Festival is back.

It’s a wonderful prospect for youth to complete in entrance of not just a are living viewers but also to be judged and graded by experts.

The pageant is a non-earnings once-a-year function for student musicians as well as non-musical performers in poetry and speech types.

It operates for two weeks from March 11-22 this 12 months with the last adjudicator’s performance on Sunday, March 24 at 2 p.m. 

All performances will be held at the Substantial River United Church. 

This year’s festival also welcomes back guitar and in-man or woman band courses for the 1st time because the pandemic.

New Pageant Director Chelsea Bustin shares her excitement on the Highwood Tunes Pageant site:


“We are thrilled to welcome around 450 individuals this 12 months in a wide range of disciplines. Guitar and in-human being band lessons returned for the very first time given that 2019, and we’ve found amplified registrations in other areas too. The explanation these figures are so remarkable for us is that they stand for people– youthful artists whose expertise and enthusiasm for the arts will be inspired and honed in these next couple weeks.”


“The Highwood Lions Tunes Festival proceeds its commitment to remaining a instructing and mentoring festival. Our reason is to provide a optimistic functionality knowledge for each and every participant and alongside that, to supply a supportive learning chance that fulfills every single performer exactly where they are at and developments their now creating musical expertise. We are so grateful for our pro adjudicators who make this discovering setting probable. I have to also express my gratitude to our volunteers. It is so delightful to see them greet and really encourage our younger performers, advocate for sponsorship for our competition and assist our adjudicators. Our Competition wouldn’t be achievable with out the generous aid of our many sponsors and donors. Their monetary and group support is huge. They help us address the expense of operations as nicely as give the resources for scholarships and awards. Exclusive many thanks to the Highwood Lions Club who have been our patron sponsor for the last quite a few several years. Lastly, I would like to provide appreciation to all individuals who support our young musicians. I think of the parents who inspire and make area for audio to be a aspect of their students’ life and the instructors who shell out time and strength supporting the next era of musicians in the Foothills. Thank you for deciding on to aid the youthful artist in your lifestyle. To all our youthful artists, congratulations! We know you have labored tough at your craft. We believe that that music brings us together, and we desire each and every of you every single good results.”

You can find a routine of performances on their website.

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