Our COVID-19 response - The Kiwanis Music Festival must comply with local Health Unit recommendations. Please watch for updates.
Download the Syllabus appropriate for the performer. Rules will be downloaded with your selected Syllabus. Please read them carefully.
Take Note - see specific syllabi for instrument specific updates
1. Please note that due to the fluid nature of the COVID-19 Pandemic and resulting health regulations, the Kiwanis Music Festival is unable to commit to a final format for the festival. By registering and paying the registration fee you are accepting that no fees will be reimbursed if the festival proceeds virtually, in person or in hybrid form.
2. Please read the Syllabus and all General Rules.
3. All registrants OR their teacher must reside in Windsor or Essex County, Chatham-Kent or Sarnia-Lambton.
4. To be eligible for a money award, a competitor, in addition to receiving the adjudicator’s recommendation, must have performed at least 3 solos (excluding Studies); the fourth requirement may be another competitive solo, Studies, Sight Reading, Composition or an ensemble piece.
5. Registration deadline is 10pm, January 28, 2022. Late deadline is 10pm, February 2, 2022 accompanied by $20 penalty fee.
6. During the Kiwanis Music Festival Windsor-Essex County, once an entrant is offered a recommendation to Provincial Competition by phone and email, that recommendation becomes null and void if it is not accepted within 24 hours after the offer is made by phone and email.
7. Instruction from the Provincial festival: If entered in more than one local festival, competitors offered a provincial recommendation must accept the first offer.
8. Open Classes – to be eligible, a competitor must be studying at the ARCT level. Age is not a requirement for these classes but level of study is a requirement.
9. To be eligible to be named “Distinguished Award Winner” please see General Rules, #4.