The 79th New Brunswick Competitive Festival
begins on Monday
The 79th year for the New Brunswick Competitive Festival of Music begins Monday leading into a two-week celebration of local talent.
Founded in 1936 it was the only festival in the province for many years, which is why it is called the New Brunswick Festival, but over time others have sprung up.
This year fewer elementary school choirs will be taking part because of restrictions on bus travel, said festival administrator, Nadine Lane. So the festival is taking choral adjudicator, Donna Rhodenizer to conduct workshops in the schools that can’t make it.
“Some of the schools they are going to would have taken part in the festival five years ago,” Lane said...Read More