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Kate Hamilton, viola

Kate Hamilton joins us for the 2019 Season as our Viola Mentor. She serves as Assistant Professor of Viola at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), has been described by critics as displaying “hot viola playing, she uses her bow to draw out a rich stew of colors..... and has a sound like …

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HSMF Piano Night, June 10

If you enjoyed Dr Nataliya Sukhina's benefit concert for the Hot Springs/Hot Springs Village Symphony Guild on Sunday, February 17, mark your calendars now for the annual HSMF Piano night.  The large, enthusiastic audience enjoyed her musical journey invoking the sun, moon, and stars. Nataliya …

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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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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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