Important Dates

2018

 For a calendar of Festival dates which you can include in your own online calendars, click here.
February 14 CSMFA Annual General Meeting – 4.00pm Avonhead School.
February 15 Application for schools choirs open. Click here for application form
February 19 Applications for Representative Groups open online.
 
March 9 Applications close for School Choirs to participate in the Festival. Late entries CANNOT be accepted so make sure that your school’s application is made in good time.
 
April 13 Applications close for Representative Groups. Late entries CANNOT be accepted so make sure that your application is made in good time.
 
May 9 Teachers’ Demonstration Meeting – 3.45pm until 5.00pm @ Avonhead School
  Festival Poster Competition entries close
  Applicants for Representative Groups notified of audition details
May 21 Auditions for Representative Group applicants commence.
 
June 3 Auditions for Representative Groups conclude.
June 17 Representative Group audition results posted and e-mailed to schools and individuals.
June 27 Vocal Workshop for Choir Teachers – Avonhead School, 3.45pm
 
July 6 Deadline for acceptance of Representative Group places
 
August 11 Weekend rehearsals commence for Representative Groups – see schedule
 
Sept 3 “Programme details” are due by this day from each school participating.
Sept 10, 11 & 12 Massed Rehearsals – schools attend one
 
October 1, 2 & 3 Compulsory Holiday Course for all Representative Group members
October 23 Dress rehearsal for all members of Representative Groups ONLY
Oct 24 – Oct 26 Performance Nights of the Festival – Horncastle Arena. Schools performing MUST attend a rehearsal in the Horncastle Arena in the morning.