SASK VALLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL ASSOCIATION
2024 FESTIVAL INFORMATION
When: March 13th to March 20th, 2024. Final Awards Concert on March 22nd, 2024.
Where: All general festival performances and Final Awards Concert will take place at:
Rosthern Mennonite Church
3016 5th St., Rosthern, SK
Musical Theatre festival performances will take place at:
Station Arts Centre
701 Railway Ave., Rosthern, SK
Band festival performances will take place at:
RJC High School
410 6th Ave., Rosthern, SK
Registration: Register online at https://events.solarislive.com/SaskValley-Music-Festival.
Registration starts January 2nd and entry deadline is January 27th, 2024.
Please refer to the SMFA 2022-2024 Syllabus for information on classes, rules, regulations. The syllabus in available online at Syllabus 2022-2024 (v09.30.23) on the SMFA website.
Still have questions? Please direct all registration and entry questions to
Sask Valley Music Festival District:
The Sask Valley Music Festival district includes the following communities:
Beardy's & Okemasis" Cree Nation, Blaine Lake, Cudworth, Duck Lake, Hafford, Hague, Laird,
Martensville, Neuanlage, One Arrow Cree Nation, Osler, Rosthern, Saint Isidore-de-Bellevue,
Wakaw, Waldheim and Warman
Students from any community in Saskatchewan are welcome to enter our festival. Please see
information below regarding qualifications for local awards and Provincial Finals.
Scholarships: Local festival scholarships are available to students who live, or study with a teacher who lives in the Sask Valley district, except for the Alumni Post-Secondary scholarships.
Alumni Post-Secondary scholarships are available to all competitors who are alumni of the Sask Valley Music Festival, but do not qualify for local festival scholarships. This scholarship may be awarded to the same competitor for up to 4 years.
To qualify for an award, competitors must be entered and compete in at least two classes in the same discipline. Vocal classes and Musical Theatre classes will be considered under the discipline of Vocal for our local scholarships and awards.
Please see SVMFA Scholarships and Trophies for a list of available local awards.
All awards may be subject to change depending on sponsorship and qualified entries.
Competitors wanting the opportunity to participate in Provincial Final Competitions must enter Provincial designated classes at a district festival and place first or second with a mark of 87 or higher to be eligible.
Competitors must also enter and compete in at least two solo classes in the same discipline.
Please see https://smfa.ca/syllabus-regulations page 11 for complete information.
Please see our Addendum for Additional Classes available at our local festival.
Solo & Duet ($7.50/student entering) $15
Senior Performance Class (Piano): $30
Small Ensembles (3 to 8 members): $20
Large Ensembles (9+ members): $25
Choir & Band $25
Individual cap fee is $75
Family cap fee is $150
The music festival experience should be available to all competitors who wish to participate in the Sask Valley Music Festival. If cost of entry fees is a prohibitive burden, a partial or complete bursary may be available to competitors. Only teachers can apply on behalf of the competitor and financial need is the primary perquisite. Please contact Sask Valley Music Festival for more information and an application form at email@example.com.