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2023 Festival Schedule

*Notice: Venue Change for Friday April 28 Vocal Classes

Now at Knox Presbyterian Church (50 Erb St W, Waterloo)

No changes have been made to class times.

KW Kiwanis Music Festival Dates

Bands, Orchestras & Choirs: Week of March 27th - 30th, 2023

Solos & Chamber Ensembles: Week of April 24th - 29th, 2023

See below for general information including adjudicators, dates & locations for each division, or click to view a searchable PDF with detailed class schedules & participants:

**Schedule last updated April 4th, 2023

Festival Participants can also find all of their class details by logging into their Festival Profile.  Click on Menu and select Schedule, then click on the dates and times listed for more information.

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Brass

Adjudicator:

Guy Few

Date:

Monday April 24th, 2023

(6:00 - 8:00 PM)

Location:

Mount Zion Lutheran Church

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Composition

Adjudicator:

Ben Finley

Date:

Tuesday April 25th, 2023

(10:00 - 11:15 AM)

Location:

Congrad Grebel University College

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Guitar

Adjudicator:

Daniel Ramjattan

Date:

Monday April 24th, 2023

(2:30 - 4:30 PM)

Location:

Mount Zion Lutheran Church

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Piano: Elementary

Adjudicator:

Guy Few

Dates:

Monday April 24th & 

Tuesday April 25th, 2023

Location:

Knox Presbyterian Church

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Piano: Junior & Adult

Adjudicator:

Clark Schaufele

Dates:

Wednesday April 26th & Thursday April 27th, 2023

Location:

Knox Presbyterian Church

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Piano: Intermediate & Ensembles

Adjudicator:

Katherine Dowling

Dates:

Tuesday April 25th to

Friday April 28th, 2023

Location:

Conrad Grebel University College

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Piano: Senior &
Concerto Competition

Adjudicator:

Stephan Sylvestre

Dates:

Monday April 24th to

Saturday April 29th, 2023

Location:

Conrad Grebel University College

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Strings: Cello & Double Bass

Adjudicator:

Wolf Tormann

Date:

Tuesday April 25th, 2023

(Morning & Afternoon)

Location:

Mount Zion Lutheran Church

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Strings: Violin & Viola

Adjudicator:

Corey Lyle Gemmell

Dates:

Wednesday April 26th to

Friday April 28th

Location:

Mount Zion Lutheran Church

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Voice: Classical

Adjudicator:

Jamie Hillman

Date:

Tuesday April 25th, 2023

(Morning & Afternoon)

Location:

Erb St. Mennonite Church

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Voice: Popular &
Musical Theatre

Adjudicator:

Nicky McGrath

Dates:

Wednesday April 26th to

Friday April 28th, 2023

Location:

Erb St. Mennonite Church

& Knox Presbyterian Church

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Woodwinds

Adjudicator:

Ralph De Luca

Date:

Monday April 24th, 2023

(9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Location:

Mount Zion Lutheran Church

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School Strings &
Community Ensembles

Adjudicator:

Joseph Resendes

 

Dates:

Monday March 27th, 2023

 

Locations:

Waterloo Collegiate Institute

Laurel Heights Secondary School

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School Bands

Adjudicator:

LaToya Webb

Dates:

Tuesday March 28th & 

Wednesday March 29th, 2023

Locations

Laurel Heights Secondary School

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Choirs

Adjudicator:

Matthew Otto

Dates:

Thursday March 30th, 2023

Location:

Laurel Heights Secondary School