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Welcome To The Calgary Performing Arts Festival!

Take The Stage. Be Heard.

We’re excited to announce our 2024 Festival dates! Live performances will begin on April 16 and run until May 3, 2024. 


We welcome our performing arts community to join us!


At CPAF, our mission is to enrich our community by cultivating and celebrating aspiring performers. This is something we’ve been passionate about for the past 94 years.


Our premier event has allowed young Alberta artists to experience the richest musical experience at the early stages of their performing careers.


Solo, Ensemble, and Chamber performances across multi-disciplinary performing arts are eligible to participate in our music festival.


Registrations will open Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023

Registrations close Friday, Jan. 26, 2024, at 11:59 pm MST

Why get involved?

The reasons you participate might be different than others

Their Story

Emily Black - Alumna- Piano Performance

"My most memorable moment with CPAF was when I was performing in a recital, and my piece did not go as expected. I got nervous and completely forgot where I was in my piece! I very nervously turned to my adjudicator and asked if I could start again."

Help build the next generation of our performing arts community

Your generous support will help us nurture a strong and vibrant performing arts scene. Art gives us meaning and helps us understand our world. Art appreciation improves our quality of life and makes us feel good. We elevate our mood, improve our ability to problem solve and open our minds to new ideas.


Funds raised each year allow opportunities for aspiring young performers through reputable, international adjudication, quality programming, and experiences that build performing arts in our community. For years to come.


As well, your donation helps young performers who may not otherwise be able to participate.

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