CPAF 2023 


CPA Festival is welcoming our performing arts community to join us once again as we fully relaunch Calgary Performing Arts Festival on April 18, 2023.  Adjudicators will return to in person adjudication and live feedback providing participants with critical world class feedback.

Registrations will open November 1, 2022 and close January January 26, 2023 at 11:59 pm MST.

We are currently securing amazing venues for all performers this year and will have updated venue information in the weeks to come. We thank everyone for your patience as we relaunch CPAF.

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Help us enrich community by cultivating and celebrating amateur performers today and for tomorrow. 

Your donation helps inspire young people in our community to reach for the stars in the the performing arts. Though a strong and vibrant performing arts community we build an exceptional quality of life for all. 


Funds raised each year creates inspiring opportunities for youth through world class adjudication, quality programming, and experiences that build performing arts in our community.



The Board of Directors for the Calgary Performing Arts Festival is pleased to welcome Mike Jewitt as the new Executive Director of the Calgary Performing Arts Festival.   
Mike comes to the Festival with a strong background, organizational experiences and exceptional results in music and leadership in profit and non-profit organizations. He has served as the Executive Director for Calgary Round-Up Band, Calgary Stetson Show Band, multiple roles at Calgary Stampede and most recently comes to us after time with Three Hills School Division as a music educator. He has volunteered with World Association of Marching Show Bands, Alberta International Band Festivals, and is a member of Phi Beta Mu. 

Mike holds degrees in music from the University of Calgary and education from Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane Australia. Mike has a strong commitment to music, a true appreciation for the Arts, and was a participant in music festivals as a child in choral, band, and Saxophone.
Please join me in welcoming Mike! 


Weston Jacques
President, Calgary Performing Arts Festival  


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