The Newmarket Lions Club Music Festival, now in its 57th year, offers classes in piano, vocal, guitar, strings, harp, brass, woodwind and percussion. All classes are open to residents of York Region with certain classes open to residents of Ontario. As members of OMFA (the Ontario Music Festivals Association), competitors can be recommended to participate in the Ontario Provincial Music Festival.

The Board of Directors is deeply indebted to all volunteers and all teacher consultants for their contributions of time and talent to ensuring a successful festival.

The 2017 Newmarket Lions Club Music Festival begins April 18th and the registration deadline is January 30th, 2017.

 

Important Dates

Registration Deadline: January 30th, 2017

ADJUDICATORS AND DATES FOR 2017:
JUNIOR PIANO April 18–21 Eleanor Gummer
INTERMEDIATE PIANO April 18–21 Eleanor Gummer
SENIOR PIANO April 24-28 Thomas Green
VOCAL May 2-5 Mark Daboll
STRINGS May 1-2 Joseph Lanza
GUITAR TBA T.B.A.
PERCUSSION TBA T.B.A.

Festival Board

A Board of Directors appointed by the Newmarket Lions Club governs the Newmarket Lions Music Festival.

Lion President………………………………….Mike Barker
Treasurer…………………………………………..Ron Head
Festival Chairman…………………………..Ken Adams
Festival Administrator……………………Lourdes Heinzle
Advertising Secretary……………………..Brian Rudderham
Scholarship Secretary……………………..Fiona Fraser
Programme Manager………………………Richard Metcalfe
Property Manager…………………………….Ron Graham
Recording Secretary…………………………Megan Bennet
Committee Members………..All Newmarket Lions