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HSMF Season 25 Postponed until 2021

It is with profound sadness that the Hot Springs Music Festival Board of Directors has decided to postpone the Festival’s 25th Season until 2021. The Board agonized over the organization’s response to the coronavirus pandemic for several weeks and there remains too much uncertainty for the Festival …

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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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Magnum Opus Book Club Meetings Postponed

Please watch for the next meeting of the Hot Springs Music Festival Book Club.  The discussion will center on Dangerous Melodies, by  Jonathan Rosenberg. …

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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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