Hawksworth Fundraising Dinner - February 8, 2017

Join us and support the Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festival.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017. 6:30pm

Hawksworth Restaurant at Rosewood Hotel Georgia.  801 West Georgia St...

January 24, 2017

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Advertise with us!

Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festivals offers advertising space in the festival programs, an ideal way to reach Metro Vancouver’s musical community. Hundreds of programs are printed and distributed annually, most of which are kept for reference. The programs are also posted on the VKMFestivals website. Discounts are available to those purchasing ad space in more than one program. Contact Main Festival Administrator Christine Han at or 604-773-9631.
Jazz Band Festival program:...
December 14, 2016

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We're hiring! Join our team!

We are looking for an Administrative Assistant and Volunteer Engagement Coordinator to join our team!  Please submit a cover letter and resume to by October 12, 2016.


Volunteer Engagement Coordinator

Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festivals Society (VKMFS)

Entering its 94th year, the Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festival is the premier music festival in British Columbia, offering professional adjudication to over 7500 students in high school jazz and concert bands, orchestras and choirs,...

September 28, 2016

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Main Festival Program 2017

The 2017 Main Festival Programme

The Main Festival Programme is no longer sold at music stores and music schools. A limited number will be available for purchase at each of the performance venues.

  • Cost: $15 each




March 27, 2015

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Provincial National Classes Not to be Missed!

Provincial National Classes - Main Festival

The Provincial National Classes showcase the most advanced performers in the various instrument areas. These students are competing for the opportunity to represent the VKM Festival at the Provincial Music Festival. We encourage you to attend any or all of these classes. You will hear some fantastic music as well as be able to hear the feedback given to each competitor by the adjudicators.

Visit the Festival at a Glance page for more information.

April 10, 2013

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A brilliant Festival Night Out!

A brilliant Festival Night Out!

A play within a play?  Not really, but perhaps a Festival within a play -- the Kiwanis Music Festival to be exact.  The very funny, (hilarious even), Two Pianos Four Hands begins a one-month run at the Arts Club Theatre Company March 14.  This autobiographical series of comical vignettes highlights the triumphs and tortures of piano students Ted and Richard, and also includes some virtuoso performance.  One scene is specific to the boys participating in a Kiwanis Festival.  Two Pianos Four Hands has delighted audiences across Canada.  And, to...

March 13, 2013

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VKM Festivals Thanks Title Sponsors

Contrary to what many believe, the Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festival is not able to cover expenses for adjudicators, venues and administrative costs through entry fees. Thus, public sponsorship is vital to our ability to provide the high standards of professionalism in adjudication and accessibility for all aspiring young musicians that have been the hallmark of our Festivals over these many years.

It is our pleasure to acknowledge The Pattison Broadcast Group who through their ‘Save the Music Foundation” -- connected to their two radio stations: 93.7 JRFM and 100.5 The Peak -- will be our title sponsor through 2016. Not only have they been generous contributors to the Vancouver...

December 15, 2011

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