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The Gift of Music

As we enter the holiday season, please remember the Hot Springs Music Festival as you shop at Amazon (smile, and support InterArts, Inc. and if you have a Kroger card (, they, too will donate to InterArts, Inc with each purchase. You may also wish to give the gift of music …

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Magnum Opus Book Club February Selection

Join us on Monday, February 10, 6 pm, at a location to be announced, for the next meeting of the Hot Springs Music Festival Gook Club.  The discussion will center on Beethoven's Hair, by Russell Martin and is a wonderful way to begin his 250th anniversary year celebration. Other books in support of …

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2020 Major Orchestra Repertoire Announced

Artistic Director Sameer Patel has selected music for our 25th Season to delight audiences of all ages. Some of the highlights include: Arkansas Native Jeremy Crosmer - Ozark Traveler Aaron Copland - The Promise of Living, from The Tenderland, for chorus and orchestra Ludwig van …

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News of Note

New ASMSA Dormitory

Festival Partners

The presentation of the Hot Springs Music Festival would not be possible without the gracious assistance of the Arkansas School for Math, 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 the same …

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Welcome Sameer Patel, HSMF Artistic Director

The Hot Springs Music Festival is pleased to announce the appointment of Maestro Sameer Patel as the 2020 Hot Springs Music Festival. Internationally recognized for his deep musicianship and passionate communication, Sameer Patel is one of America's most exciting young conductors. In the …

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25 Years of Making a Difference

As we begin the celebrations of our 25th Season, we are receiving words of support from former Apprentices and Associates. Eighth Blackbird, the Grammy -winning ensemble, sent this: In 1998 we were six kids driving across the country. We'd started a summer earlier, participating in five …

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