Grand Manan Music Festival 2016

Grand Manan Music Festival

April 11-15, 2016

Deadline for entering is February 8, 2016

The New Brunswick Federation of Music Festivals is pleased to announce that there will once again be a music festival for the island’s students and community to participate in.

The annual Grand Manan Music Festival is in year three of receiving support from New Brunswick Federation of Music Festival’s new community project that offers 3-5 years of administrative assistance to communities wishing to revitalize or start a local music festival. This project is supported by the Arts Branch of the NB government. Local organizers will work with NBFMF Executive Director, Barbara Long to organize the festival.

The Grand Manan Music Festival will be held April 11-15 at the Grand Manan Community School

The syllabus for the 2016 Grand Manan Music Festival has been sent to the school and private music teachers. It is also available on-line at

Competition will be offered at various levels from beginner to advanced, in the following disciplines: Voice, Piano, Strings, Guitar, Woodwind, Brass, Percussion, Chamber Ensemble, Musical Theatre, Speech Arts, Choral, Band, Orchestra and Dance.  Each performance will be adjudicated and receive instruction from a specialist in the discipline. Awards and prizes will be offered.

Local schools are encouraged to participate in the non-competitive classroom singing, choral speech, rhythm band, and dance classes.  Also offered are classes for school, church and community choirs and bands with a choice of competitive or non-competitive participation.

Entries will be received on line at

If you have any questions about the syllabus or registration process, please contact Barbara Long at

375-6752   or

If you would like to be involved in organizing or supporting the festival, please contact: Barbara Long at 375-6752   or

Date Posted
December 1, 2015
1021 NB-776
Grand Manan, NB
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