A world-class music festival

Atlantic Festival of Music helps thousands of participants from schools and community organizations worldwide perform, learn, grow as musicians, and have fun!

A Fantastic Learning Experience

AFM offers incredible learning opportunities for musicians, with internationally-renowned adjudicators, ensemble workshops, and more.

Experience Halifax, Nova Scotia

AFM takes place on the beautiful campus of Mount Saint Vincent University. For help planning your Halifax tour, turn to the experts at Schools Out Tours.

Countdown to AFM 2024








Register for AFM 2024

Registration for AFM 2024 is now closed. See you at the festival!

The festival offers inspiring and entertaining performances by virtuoso featured artists. Our guest 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

Long & McQuade Musical Instruments
Schools Out Tours