The Federation of Music Festivals of Nova Scotia coordinates and supports the work of seven local, competitive music festivals for young amateur musicians.
Annually, the Federation arranges a Provincial Music Festival that provides three levels of live solo competitions for piano, voice, strings, guitar, woodwinds, brass and musical theatre. There are also competitions for small/chamber groups. The Federation also arranges a virtual festival for composers, bands, orchestras and choral groups.
Competitions at the local level lead to competitions at the provincial level which, in turn lead to a National Music Festival. We encourage the exploration of music of all types, including Canadian and Indigenous works.
We appreciate the ongoing or individual support of so many. If you would like to make a financial contribution towards the work of the Festival, please click the Donate Button.