Month-long music fest begins

Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival begins April 7

For six weeks from April 7 to May 10, more than 5,000 Victoria-area performers and students of music, dance and dramatic arts are on stages throughout the city receiving adjudications from renowned experts in the arts.

Performances in brass, classical guitar, choral, composition, dance (school and studio), ethnic performance, fiddle, musical theatre, piano, school bands, school orchestras, speech and dramatic arts, strings, voice and woodwinds by talented youngsters and adults take place daily throughout the Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival.

Honours concerts showcase the amazing talent. Dozens of significant awards and trophies are presented including the Rose Bowl (Classical Voice), the City of Victoria Medallion Tray (Piano), and the Roberto and Mary Wood Scholarship, the largest of its type in Canada.

The public is invited to all adjudicated sessions and Honours Concerts. Roberto and Mary Wood Scholarship Concert is on May 10 at 7pm at the Phillip T. Young Recital Hall at UVic. gvpaf.org

 

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