Music festival just around the corner

The festival kicks off on March 12 and the 300 entrants will take part in various performance arts classes taught by a host of talented instructors. Top performers will display their talent at Stars of the Festival on the 23

Kevin McBain
of The Clarion

The countdown to the 55th annual Kindersley and District Music Festival is on.

This year’s event will take place from March 12 to 22, closing off with the Stars of the Festival grand finalé on Friday, March 23.

Once again, participants will be involved in vocal, musical theatre, speech arts, piano, percussion and instrumental classes.

Classes will be held at the Norman Ritchie Centre, Eatonia United Church, Elizabeth School and St. Paul’s United Church.

Chairperson Calla McLean, said that there will be about 300 entries in this year’s event, an event that is very important in the musical realm.

“It is very important. When you are taking lessons it is just one-on-one, but this gives a student a chance to showcase what they have learned throughout the year,” she said.

For more on this story, please see the Feb. 28 print edition of The Clarion.

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