Welcome Directors! 

Below are the top three things you need to be familiar with immediately: the festival Rules and Regulations, the Forms for registering your ensemble(s) and the Fees for participation.  To the right of your screen is a menu featuring various other festival details that will help you to get organized and prepared, including details on the festival venue, a list of equipment provided by the festival, and other important reminders for directors.  Check out our frequently asked questions page if you have a particular query, or just contact us for more information.

We hope to make your experience at the Golden Horseshoe Music Festival positive as possible for you and your students.


1. Rules and Regulations

Directors are encouraged to review the festival Rules and Regulations every year as important revisions are common.


2. Registration Forms

You can fill out all the required registration forms online!  Due dates are as follows:

  • Ensemble Registration: Friday, December 8, 2017
  • Seating Plan: Friday, January 19, 2018
  • *Program information: Friday, January 19, 2018

*Group bio, director bio, repertoire specifics (title, composer, arranger).


3. Fees

There is a $300 fee for each ensemble participating in the GHMF.  Please mail cheques to:

Golden Horseshoe Music Festival (new mailing address)
100 Ontario Avenue
Hamilton Ontario
L8N 2X2

Please Note:
Your registration in the Festival will not be guaranteed until all registration fees are received.
Registration fees are non-refundable.