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Christmas portion of “Messiah” presented Dec 2

On Sunday, December 2, 3 pm, at St Luke's Episcopal Church, Hot Springs, the Advent and Christmas portions of Handel's Messiah will be presented with instrumentalists, chorus, and soloists.  There is no charge for admission, but donations to the HSMF Scholarship Fund or the National Park College …

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2019 Orchestral Repertoire Announced

HECTOR BERLIOZ                          La damnation de Faust: Three Excerpts (1845-6) LILI BOULANGER                            D’un matin de printemps (1918) PAUL DUKAS-Miller                         Villanelle (1906) , Caroline Kinsey, horn CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS                Symphony No. …

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For Giving Tuesday, Nov 27: $2400 for 24 years

Season 24, 2-15 June 2019, will feature music to delight audiences of all ages.  Your continued support, whether financial, as a valued volunteer, or as an enthusiastic audience member, helped to make the 2018 Season a musical triumph. For Giving Tuesday, we hope for $2400 for 24 years of musical …

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News of Note

New ASMSA Dormitory

Festival Partners: ASMSA & Oaklawn Magnet School

The presentation of the Hot Springs Music Festival would not be possible without the gracious assistance of the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts.  Their beautiful Student Center is the home base for our Mentors and Apprentices during the Festival and their expert staff offer …

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Celebrating Mark Ayers

As some of you know, Mark Ayers, one of our HSMF Board members, and a beloved local musician, died unexpectedly last year.  His amazing talent was exceeded only the the generosity of his spirit.  In celebration of his life, the Hot Springs Music Festival Board has established the Mark Ayers …

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Phillip Schroeder, 2019 Guest Composer

We are delighted to announce that Dr Phillip Schroeder will be our Guest Composer for 2019 and his woodwind quintet, Reminiscence, will be performed during the 2019 Festival.  Dr Schroeder is also composing a new work for the Hot Springs Music Festival Chorus, so they will have a world premiere …

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