Halifax, Nova Scotia

The beautiful campus of Mount Saint Vincent University plays host to the largest band and choral festival on the East Coast in May 2019.


Choral music at AFM Halifax expands with Juvenata, three days of intensive choral music-making, presented in partnership with the Nova Scotia Choral Federation.

London, Ontario

Our sixth annual festival in Ontario takes place on the picturesque London campus of Western University in May 2019.

A Fantastic Learning Experience

Our festivals are incredible learning opportunities for musicians, with internationally-renowned adjudicators, ensemble workshops, clinics and more.

AFM Halifax partners with Nova Scotia Choral Federation for


May 2 – 4, 2019

Festivals offer inspiring and entertaining performances by virtuoso Yamaha Artists. Our featured performers include spectacular instrumentalists, vocalists and ensembles.

We get excellent feedback from ensemble directors, musicians, guest performers, clinicians and adjudicators. Attending a music festival is a spectacular experience for all participants!

Can’t make it to the festival to see your favourite ensemble play? Adjudicated performances are streamed online from many venues. Check the schedule and tune in live!

Sponsored by

Yamaha Music Canada
Long & McQuade Musical Instruments
Schools Out Tours