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Music Festival for our kids - Posted: Mon, Mar 5, 2018, 06:24 pm
Something everyone in Didsbury looks forward to is "music, music, music" - and we're all gearing up for this year's Music Festival in Olds.

Great music as our kids perform at festival.The focus of the Olds and District Kiwanis Music Festival is teaching and learning. Festival participants are adjudicated in a workshop environment with the expectation that they will come away from the Festival with new skills and ideas, as well as increased motivation and enthusiasm.

Besides bands, the Festival offers adjudication in Choir, Vocals, Musical Theatre, String, Piano, Speech and Choral Speech. This year's Band Adjudicators are Ken Rogers and Bob Bailey.

All Didsbury High School ensembles will be performing in the Olds and District Kiwanis Music Festival, as will Westglen's Grade 7 and 8 bands.

Parents and friends are welcome to attend Festival performances, so come cheer on our students, all outstanding ambassadors for our school and community!

All performances are at the TransCanada Theatre in Olds (4500 - 50 Street). Performances are open to the public and are free of charge.

Tuesday, March 13
11 am - Grade 9 Concert Band
12:30 pm - Grade 7 Concert Band
1 pm - Grade 9 Jazz Ensemble

Wednesday, March 14
11 am - Symphonic Winds
1 pm - “Odds” Jazz Ensemble

Thursday, March 15
10 am - “Evens” Jazz Ensemble
11 am - Grade 8 Concert Band

Following the Festival:
Musical Theatre Showcase: March 24, 2018
Grand Concert: April 3, 2018
Benefit Concert: April 12, 2018

For more information on the Music Festival, visit them online at

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