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Thank You, Steinway, of Little Rock!

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Steinway Little Rock

The Hot Springs Music is pleased to announce a new partnership with Steinway Piano Gallery, Little Rock. Please visit their website to learn more about this exciting addition to Central Arkansas and their magnificent instruments.       …

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2018 Orchestra Concert Dates

All Orchestra Concerts are at Oaklawn Magnet School, 301 Oaklawn Avenue, Hot Springs Thursday, June 7, 7.30 pm: John Williams:  Music from Star Wars: Main Title & Cantina Band Gustav Holst: The Planets (with chorus) Commentary between each movement will be provided by Stefan Sanders, …

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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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News of Note

Celebrating Mark Ayers

As some of you know, Mark Ayers, one of our HSMF Board members, and a beloved local musician, died unexpectedly last November.  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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Lumos Wind Quintet: 2018 Outreach Ensemble

The Hot Springs Music Festival is pleased to present the Lumos Wind Quintet, from Birmingham, England, as the Festival Outreach Ensemble. They are: Georgina Silverton, flute Harriet Brown, oboe Jacob Perry, clarinet Benjamin Garalnick, horn Hugh Woolley, bassoon Under the …

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Welcome Darrel Hale, bassoon mentor, week 2

We are pleased to announce Darrell T Hale, bassoon mentor for the second week of the Festival. A native of Denver, Colorado, Darrel Hale recently joined the Louisiana State University faculty as the Assistant Professor of Bassoon. Mr. Hale received a bachelors degree in bassoon performance from …

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