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Classes will take place in Sir Charles W. Choral Room, MUN School of Music

2:00 pm - 2030 Boys Solo - 9 Years & Under

2:15 pm - 1990 Boys Solo - 14 Years & Under

2:30 pm - 1340 A Song of Newfoundland Solo - 14 Years & Under

3:35 pm - 1030 B Pre Concert Group 10-11 Years


Katherine Moffatt (Instrumental), Ryan McDonald (Vocal)

The Kiwanis Music Festival has been a firm establishment within the greater St. John's area for over 50 years. For many it is the definitive venue for aspiring musicians (young and seasoned) to showcase their talents on a public stage.

This website has been launched as a showcase of that talent - past and present. We hope that you will find something useful and informative through these pages.

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A Message from Janice Connors
President of the Kiwanis Music Festival Association of St. John's

It is with great pleasure I welcome you to the 67th. annual St. John’s Kiwanis Music Festival from February 18th. to March 1st, 2018.

The members of the St. JohnÕs Kiwanis Club and Kelligrews Kiwanis Club are proud to sponsor and organize our 67th. Music Festival as part of our service to the Communities of the Northeast Avalon.

Through the support of patrons, advertisers, family & friends, there are over $20,000 in scholarships and prizes to be shared among qualifying competitors.

To all our competitors, young and old, I wish you good luck in your performances. The Music Festival is a wonderful opportunity to show your talents and to receive adjudications from esteemed professionals in the music world.

And most importantly, remember to have fun!

I would also like to take the time to thank our many supporters and volunteers on behalf of the Clubs. Your service plays a key role in maintaining the quality, excitement and success of our Festival.

I invite everyone to enjoy as many musical performances as possible, whether as a performer or audience member, I look forward to seeing you throughout the Festival.

Janice Connors


Kiwanis Music Festival Association of St. John’s

festival news
updated: 09/22/17


Festival Programme - part 1

Festival Programme - part 2

Rose Bowl and Final Concert

Deadline for application for special scholarships is January 31, 2018.

2018 Festival is scheduled to run Feb 18-Mar 1, 2018

2018 Syllabus now online
*Note* Vocal Class Category has been updated.

Deadline for receiving entries is Oct 28, 2017.

2018 Adjudicators now online

festival results

Sun, Feb 18

Mon, Feb 19