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140-1735 Dolphin Ave,
Kelowna, BC V1Y 8A6
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Elke Lange, Executive Director
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The Kelowna Kiwanis Music Festival was founded in 1926 as the Okanagan Valley Music Festival. It became a tr-city event in 1936 with Vernon, Penticton and Kelowna taking turns hosting the event. In 1981 the Kiwanis Clubs became the sponsor and they continued their involement since.|
The mandate of the Festival is to provide opportunities for amateur and/or youn performing artists to demonsstrate their achievements in Music, Dance and Speech Arts to their peers and to the community; to provide constructive professional evaluations of their performances.
Competitions are offered in Dance, both Ballet and Stage; Piano; Voice;Strings; Vocal; Speech Arts; Choral; Woodwind/Brass; Bands/Orchestra with top-rated adjudicators from BC and Alberta.
Classes will be held April 2-29, 2007 with a Gala Concert of some of the "stars" May 6, 2007.
Contact Marvin Dickau, Executive Director at the number listed above.