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The 2024 Syllabus is here!

We recommend having a printed copy of the Syllabus to select your classes prior to registering. Only Class Codes and Headings are visible in the online registration pages, not complete descriptions.

Two options to register before January 24, 2024:

1 - Register online.

2- Download the fillable PDF Paper Entry Form, complete the information and mail with payment to the festival address.

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Individual syllabi (Instrument files include "Take Note" and General Rules)




Take Note 2024 

  • Please read the Syllabus and all General Rules.
  • To be eligible for a money award, a competitor, in addition to receiving the adjudicator’s recommendation, must have performed at least 3 solos (excluding Studies); the fourth requirement may be another competitive solo, Studies, Sight Reading, Composition or an ensemble piece
  • Late deadline is 10pm, January 26, 2024 accompanied by $25 penalty fee.
  • During the Kiwanis Music Festival Windsor-Essex County, once an entrant is offered a recommendation to Provincial Competition by phone and email, that recommendation becomes null and void if it is not accepted within 24 hours after the offer is made by phone and email.
  • Competitors hoping for recommendation to the Provincial Competition must comply with regulations pertaining to Provincial and Local Festivals. For provincial information and syllabus, visit or contact Mary Jeanne Peters at kiwanismj@gmail.comat the time of entries or before. In order for a solo performer to earn a provincial recommendation from the Kiwanis Music Festival Windsor-Essex County adjudicator, the registrant must have competed locally in a minimum of three (3) solo classes and achieved a minimum mark of 85 in each of the three.
  • Open Classes – to be eligible, a competitor must be studying at the ARCT level. Age is not a requirement for these classes but level of study is.