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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 -->

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Arkansas Gives: Bravo!

Thank you to all who so generously supported us on Arkansas Gives day, April 6.  With the bonus dollars and matching funds, we will receive nearly $20,000.  During the Festival itself, there will be additional opportunities to help the Hot Springs Music Festival continue to do its important work. … More -->

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Joseph Salvalaggio

Joseph Salvalaggio

Canadian oboist, Joseph Salvalaggio began his training at the Interlochen Arts Academy and studied at McGill University, The University of Toronto, the Royal Conservatory of Music as well as a year of private study with Richard Killmer at the Eastman School funded by a career grant from the Canada Council for the Arts. He has […]

Maria Flurry

Maria Flurry, percussion, week 2

Joining us for the second week of the Festival is Maria Flurry, who will take over from Matt McClung as our Percussion Mentor. A versatile percussionist and marimba soloist, Maria Flurry treats audiences to a blend of consummate musicianship and captivating performance style.  Ms. Flurry is an award-winning concerto performer and juried Roster Member of […]

Shana Norton

Shana Norton, harp

We are pleased to announce Shana Norton will return as our Harp Mentor for the 2017 Season.  Shana is well known to Hot Springs, serving as a former Harp Mentor for the Hot Springs Music Festival, and returning with her group Chaski, to perform in off-season events. Shana Norton graduated with highest honors earning a […]