The Festival for Young Musicians and Dancers

Board of Trustees

Officers 2019 - 2021

President
James Ennis

Past President
Gail Belanger

Vice President
Cheryl Carney

Treasurer
Karen Hughes

Recording Secretary
Lee Dexter

Honorary Trustees

Thomas Hampson

Verne Windham

Executive Commitee

James Ennis - Chair

Cheryl Carney

Karen Hughes

Gail Belanger

Division Chairs

Ballet
Kay Benson

Brass
Patrick Winters

Flute
Ann Paul Kruger

Guitar
Eric Sahlin

Organ
Raney Close

Piano
James Ennis
Shirley Ennis - Vice-Chair

Reed
James Schoepflin

String
John Sherrick
Raney Close - Assistant

Voice
Gail Belanger
Sharon Care - Assistant

Standing Committees

Advertising
Rhona Gouldson-Chen

Anniversary
Cheryl Carney, Chair
Raney Close
Jody Graves

Entries
Gail Belanger, Chair
James Ennis

Evening Concerts
Gail Belanger, Co-Chair
James Schoepflin, Co-Chair

Finance
James Ennis, Chair
Karen Hughes
Gail Belanger
Lee Dexter

Hospitality
Shirley Ennis, Chair
Susie Hoyle

Grants
James Ennis

Long Range Planning
The Executive Committee

Marketing, Social Media & Publicity
Archie Chen, Co-Chair
Rhona Gouldson-Chen, Co-Chair

Music Research
Peggy Smith, Chair
Mary Moineau

Nominating
Jody Graves
Suzie Hoyle
Patrick Winters

Outreach
Ann Paul Kruger, Chair

Radio
Peggy Smith, Chair
Barb Cantlon

Rules & By-Laws
Cheryl Carney, Chair
Shirley Ennis
James Schoepflin

Symphony/Theater Volunteers
Gail Belanger, Co-Chair
James Ennis, Co-Chair
Archie Chen

Volunteers
Peggy Smith, Chair

Important News!

Registration for Musicfest Northwest 2020 will be open on January 1st, 2020. Please check back here for links to registration.

Online Registration

Syllabus

The complete syllabus is now available for all categories.

Dates

This year's festival takes place May 10th - 15th, 2020

Young Artist Concert: Wednesday May 13th, 2020 at 7:30pm

Festival Highlights Concert: Friday May 15th, 2020 at 7:30pm

Both concerts take place at the Martin Woldson theatre at the FOX and are FREE and open to the public! Come and support the next generation of artists!

Location Information

All division adjudications take place on the beautiful campus of Gonzaga University.

Organ division takes place at St. John's Cathedral - 127 E. 12th Avenue

Donate

As we celebrate our 75th Diamond Anniversary in 2020 we are aiming to make it the best festival yet! We are always in need of sponsors, donors and volunteers. If you have any skills or ideas you would like to present to us please feel free to get in touch!

In the meantime, your donation to the Festival helps immensely in keeping future editions of this wonderful even alive and because as a non-profit organization, we rely on the generous support of our members.

Please send checks/cash to our Festival Office.

To Donate Online

Contact

Musicfest Northwest
1305 N Napa
Spokane, WA 99202
Tel: +1 509-327-3455
Email: musicfest@smfnw.org

Sponsors

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Gonzaga University Logo
Spokane Symphony logo
Spokane Public Radio Logo