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April 2 – Arkansas Gives includes the Hot Springs Music Festival

On April 2, Between 8 am and 8 pm, go to to make a donation. Bonus dollars, from a $250,000 match pool, are earned by … More -->

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Voices United: Songs of Hope and Inspiration

On Sunday, March 8, the Village Chorale, under the direction of Ellen Nagode, and the Hot Springs Music Festival Chorus join forces again to present … More -->

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The Cavell Trio

The Cavell Trio CD Available

The Cavell Trio – Mentor Ensemble in Residence Shelly Myers, oboe Osiris J. Molina, clarinet Jenny Mann, bassoon Founded in 2007, the Cavell Trio is a chamber ensemble comprised of faculty from the University of Alabama School of Music. Since their formation, Cavell has been a leader in reed trio performance, bringing an increased awareness […]

Suzanne Davidson

Meet Suzanne Davidson

The Board of Directors of the Hot Springs Music Festival are pleased to announce the appointment of Suzanne Davidson as the Executive Director of the Hot Springs Music Festival. Suzanne Davidson is a member of the Hot Springs Board of Directors for District 1, which includes much of downtown Hot Springs. In that post, she […]

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Patrick Hughes, horn

With a tone and musicality described as “pure chocolate”, Patrick Hughes has soloed in recitals throughout the US, at yearly regional horn conferences, and at the I.H.S International Horn Symposia held in 2001, 2005, 2008, 2011, 2012, and 2013. In 2006 he performed the Asian premiere of Kazimierz Machala’s Concerto for Horn, Winds and Percussion […]


David Bjella, violoncello

“the heart and finesse to bring out the feeling in each burst of melody-to make the extroverted ones surge and swell, and to make the quiet ones seem to just float from the cello.” -Orlando Sentinel A native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Cellist David Bjella has a multi-faceted career as a teacher, chamber musician, orchestral […]

2015 Recruiting Poster

It’s only natural to come to Arkansas for the Hot Springs Music Festival