Festival Overview

April 30 – May 2, 2025

Halifax, Nova Scotia


  • Competitive and non-competitive classes
  • First-rate venues
  • 1/2 hour warm-up room
  • Professional recording for each group
  • Live video streaming of each performance


  • Internationally renowned adjudicators
  • Written and recorded adjudication
  • 1/2 hour clinic for each group following adjudicated performance
  • Instrument clinics


  • Trophy for every group
  • Summer study bursaries
  • Long & McQuade Outstanding Soloist awards


  • Festival host for each group
  • Featured evening performances
  • Evening dances

Mark your calendar!

Atlantic Festivals of Music

April 30 - May 2, 2025

Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax

Thank you

AFM 2024 is in the books! We hope you had a great time and learned a lot. Thanks to our staff, adjudicators, and clinicians for making this event possible. Registration for next year's festival will open soon!

Sponsored by

Long & McQuade Musical Instruments
Schools Out Tours