Saturday, November 4, 2023, 9:30am-3:30pm: All events at the School of Music
Sunday, November 5, 2023, 1:30-4:30pm: Basilica of St. John the Baptist 

Final Gala Concert:
Sunday, November 5, 2023, 3pm
Basilica of St. John the Baptist
Tickets available at the door: $10 adult/$5 students/$20 family (cash only)

OrchestraFest is a two day event presented by Calos Youth Orchestras and Memorial University's School of Music. Musicians who are age 11 and up and have at least two years of experience on their instrument are welcome to attend.

What can you expect at OrchestraFest?

  • Experience the excitement of playing in a full orchestra
  • Learn about eurythmics, body mapping, and performance skills from MUN Music faculty and community musical experts
  • Meet friends who also love to make music

Schedule of Events

                                      Saturday, November 4 
(All events at the MUN School of Music)
9:00am Participants arrive and check-in (D.F. Cook Recital Hall Lobby)
9:30am Welcome to OrchestraFest!

10:00am- 12:00pm

Small group sessions about body mapping, eurhythmics, performance psychology, and score reading
12:00pm   Lunch!
1:00pm Small group rehearsals
2:00pm Full orhcestra rehearsal
3:30pm   Pickup
                       Sunday, November 5 
(All events at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist)
1:00pm Participants arrive (Bring your own music stand!)
1:30-2:30pm Dress rehearsal


Gala Concert

Register by Friday, October 27! 

Questions? Email music@mun.ca.

Over 100 musicians performed as part of the OrchestraFest Gala Concert at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist in 2019.