ABOUT US

Registered Charity Number: 283503

Affiliated to the British and International Federation of Festivals of which Her Majesty the Queen is Patron

The Southend Musical Festival is an annual competitive festival of music and drama, founded in 1911.  The festival runs every day for a fortnight in November, and has classes for all ages and abilities in the following sections:

 

* SINGING

* PIANO

* WOODWIND & BRASS

* STRINGS

* SPEECH & DRAMA

Anyone is welcome to come along and watch the competitions – there are usually three 3-hour sessions a day. 

Admission for a nominal fee (£2.50 for a session, or £5.00 all day) will give you access to some wonderful entertainment, and provide a much-needed audience for our performers.

THE SYLLABUS

Showing all the classes and entry conditions, is published in June on this website.

 

THE PROGRAMME

Listing details of competitors and pieces to be performed, is published in November.