Festival Features
  • Optional “NR” (no rating) registration (still eligible for National invitations)
  • Three adjudicators will hear every ensemble 
  • Educational clinic following adjudicated performance for each ensemble
  • Audio recording of performance with adjudication. 
  • MusicFest Nationals official photographer on-site
  • Honour Award Certificate (one per ensemble) nominated by director
  • Warm-up room, complete with chairs, music stands & equipment
  • A wide variety of scholarships - see website for information sheet and application form
  • Clinic room, complete with chairs, music stands & equipment
  • Individual storage area and student host for each ensemble
  • Weekend admission fee for adult spectators is $3, 18 and under free
  • Food concessions on-site (eg. doughnuts, pizza, popcorn, soft drinks, coffee, chips)
  • Private rating (provided in directors’ package to the director in the clinic)
  • “CRMF Adjudicator’s Choice” Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble trophies 
  • Hillcrest H.S. and Longfields-Davidson Heights S.S. will host CRMF 2019, and provide administrative support to CRMF free of charge. It is the intent of CRMF to rotate the Festival to different schools in the Capital Region every few years, as interest and feasibility permit.
  • 2 audio recordings (one with the ensemble’s performance, and one with an adjudication on one channel) will be provided in mp3 format (mp3s will be sent using Google Drive).
  • Accessibility considerations as required 
    • (please contact the host coordinators – Jeannie Hunter/Melanie Reeks at Hillcrest HS or Mandar Gumaste/Carey Godfrey at LDH)