Festival Friends

The Hot Springs Music Festival is most grateful to all who  open their doors for our open rehearsals and chamber concerts.  Our 2017 hosts are: the Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa, First Presbyterian Church, St Luke’s Episcopal Church, Emergent Arts, The Springs Hotel, St Mary’s of the Springs Roman Catholic Church, Justus Fine Art Gallery, and […]

Celebrating our Partners: Oaklawn School

Our full symphony orchestra concerts would not be possible without the generous cooperation of the staff of Oaklawn Magnet School for Visual and Performing Arts, part of the Hot Springs School District, who provide their auditorium for all our orchestral rehearsals and performances.  To learn more about this remarkable school and this progressive school district, […]

Celebrating our Partners: Piano Kraft

Piano Kraft, in Little Rock AR, is committed to improving lives through the art of music. Because they understand people’s lives are enriched by music, Piano Kraft generously provides superb concert and rehearsal instruments to the Hot Springs Music Festival each year. Visit their store at 1222 S Main St, Little Rock AR 72202 or […]

Celebrating our Partners: ASMSA

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 the same level of care and concern as […]

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 […]

Caroline Kinsey, horn

Caroline Kinsey a native of San Antonio, TX, is Principal Horn with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra after 11 years as Principal Horn of the Arkansas Symphony, Little Rock, AR. She received her Bachelor of Music degree and Performer’s Certificate from the Eastman School of Music in 1990 and her Professional Studies Certificate from the Cleveland […]