Welcome to Lakehead Festival of Music and the Arts
Congratulations to Gregory Lewis for his 3rd place finish in Open Strings and to Kayla Falkenholt for her 1st place finish in Grade 8 Harp at the Ontario Music Festivals' Association Provincials in Peterborough, Ontario.  Congratulations as well to Nicolas Catalan (Grade 7 Piano), Owen Bai (Grade 10 Piano), Sarah Kajorinne (Junior Music Theatre) and Arianna Kitching (Intermediate Music Theatre) for a job well done at Provincials.
A congratulations to all the participants in the Lakehead Festival of Music and the Arts and a huge thank you to all parents and volunteers!
A volunteer-based organization, the Lakehead Festival of Music and the Arts (LFMA) organizes an annual event for young people wishing to demonstrate their progress in their respective fields.  We are grateful to our business and individual patrons and subscribers.
The 2015 Festival dates are as follows:  Dance - March 27 - 30, 2015 & Instrumental - April 9 - 18, 2015.
Piano, Strings, Guitar, Brass, Woodwinds, Band, Choral, Voice, Ensembles, Dance and Speech Arts are the major categories in which children participate. For more information regarding the fields listed, please visit our syllabus page
Dawn Sebesta is the current Festival Coordinator responsible for yearly planning and activities. She is supported by a variety of liason individuals who bring a wealth of expertise to the arts as follows:   Bernice Cranton, Marg Cupello, Michelle Grant, Denise Krawczuk, Olga Medvedeva, Debbie Anderson, Gillian Sadler and Betty-Ann Luoto. 
Thanks to a $9,300 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation ,
the Lakehead Festival of Music and the Arts will be able to
purchase a portable dance flooring for use by the Festival
and local dance studios at the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium.
The 2014 Festival season dates are as follows: Dance - March 28 - 31, 2014 and Instrumental - April 3 - 12, 2014.  Registration deadline for dance and instrumental entries is January 18, 2014.  The entry forms and syllabus will be available in October for downloading.
The Lakehead Festival of Music and the Arts Executive is looking foward to a very exciting year with some amazing adjudicators.  Information regarding the 2014 Adjudicators will be available at a future date.
Anyone interested in making a Festival donation or scholarship donation, please click on "Donations" for further information.
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 For further information on videotaping, please click on "Videtaping" for additional information!
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