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2017 Orchestra Programs Announced

Mark your calendars now for Season 22: 4-17 June 2017.  Orchestral highlights include: Berlioz: Roman Carnival (1844) Rota: Bassoon Concerto … More -->

Margaret Jones and Phillip Schroeder

Sept 11 Concert: Time to Trust

To mark the 15th anniversary of September 11, 2001, the Hot Springs Music Festival and St Luke's Episcopal Church, Hot Springs, are presenting a program of music composed and performed by Dr Phillip Schroeder, of Henderson State University.  Joining him will be his wife, Margaret Jones, violin, of … More -->

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Peter Bay in the media

Listen to Peter Bay on KUAR, interviewed by Ann Nicholson: More kudos for Peter Bay, HSMF Music Advisor:  


Piano Associates

HSMF audiences thoroughly enjoyed our new Piano Associates Nataliya Sukhina, from Texas Tech in Lubbock TX and Kristen La Madrid who lives here in Hot Springs and maintains a very busy performing schedule. We look forward to hearing more from them next year. Nataliya Sukhina                         […]


James Decker, low brass

James T. Decker, Associate Professor of Trombone, holds the Master of Music Education degree from Herbert H. Lehman College, the Master of Music degree from the Juilliard School, and the Bachelor of Music degree from the Juilliard School. He has performed with a wide range of ensembles, including the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra, where he served […]