Festival History

We are hoping to collect a comprehensive 70+ year history of the Brant Music Festival and its predecessor Brantford Kiwanis Music Festival. We would appreciate your help in sending in artefacts such as old programs, schedules, photographs, news clippings, or anything else to help us build the archive.

News Archive


  • 2021-05-06: Brantford Expositor: City teen takes top trophy at Brant Music Festival.
  • 2021-05-05: All adjudication writeups have been posted to your personal URLs.
  • 2021-05-04: See all award winners!
  • 2021-05-01: Annnnnnd we're done!
  • 2021-04-26: The Festival has begun! See the master schedule here.
  • 2021-04-10: Our list of adjudicators is posted.
  • 2021-04-05: All participant URLs have been sent, please confirm your personal data & schedule.
  • 2021-02-24: Brantford Expositor: Area music students prepare for Brant Music Festival
  • 2021-02-12: Registration deadline extended to March 1.
  • 2021-01-21: Festival format in 2021 will be virtual, same as last year.
  • 2021-01-04: R.I.P. Angie Esders.
  • 2020-11-16: A decision whether the festival will be virtual will be made in early January.
  • 2020-09-22: The syllabus documents for 2021 disciplines have been posted.
  • 2020-07-10: The dates for the 2021 BMF are set: Monday April 26 through Saturday, May 1.