Festival Welcomes New Executive Director

The Hot Springs Music Festival happily welcomes new Executive Director, Marcy Mermel, to its staff.  Already a member of the Festival Chorus and a … More -->

The Cavell Trio

The Cavell Trio

The Cavell Trio - Mentor Ensemble in Residence Shelly Myers, oboe Osiris J. Molina, clarinet Jenny Mann, bassoon Founded in 2007, the Cavell … More -->

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Hot Springs Music Festival Up and Running

The 19th annual Hot Springs Music Festival is up and running for the next two weeks.  Please see our full concert and rehearsal schedules under the For Audiences tab above.  See you at the concerts!

photo HSMF Chorus

Joint Choral Concert – 16 March 2014

You are invited to a Benefit Concert for Performers of the Future Sunday, March 16, 3pm St. Luke’s Episcopal Church 228 Spring Street, Hot Springs What do you get when you combine Two Choruses, a String Quartet and a Poet? An afternoon of glorious music presented by the Hot Springs Music Festival Chorus, The Village […]

Kanade Duo

Kanade Duo – 2 March 2014

Violinist Mao Omura and pianist Erika Tazawa, the Kanade Duo, will present an afternoon of delightful chamber music on Sunday, February 2nd at 3pm at Garvan Gardens’ Anthony Chapel. Tickets are $15, $5 for students, and may be reserved by calling 501.623.4763. The name Kanade was inspired by the Japanese verb kanade-ru which means “to […]

clarinet mentor Osiris Molina

Osiris Molina, clarinet

“Berio’s 13 ‘Sequenzas,’ written over a period of four decades, are big solo works for different instruments. They famously make extraordinary demands on the performer, so much so that anyone mastering a ‘Sequenza’ stands out as an undeniable master of his instrument. Molina is such a master, and his triumphant performance brought the entire house […]

Shelly Myers, oboe

Shelly Myers, oboe

Shelly Meggison Myers serves not only as Associate Professor of Oboe, but also as the Assistant Director, Director of Undergraduate Studies at the University of Alabama School of Music.  Prior to joining the University of Alabama faculty, she earned a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Lethbridge, and a Master of Music degree […]

photo Caen Thomason-Redus, Flute Mentor

Caen Thomason-Redus, flute

CAEN THOMASON-REDUS Whether it is a recital of virtuoso baroque sonatas, a chamber concert of French impressionism or an entire program of unaccompanied contemporary African American music, Caen Thomason-Redus makes each performance a unique, engaging experience. Holding several principal flute positions, performing for two years in the Detroit Symphony Orchestra as their Minority Fellow, and […]