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Two New Appointments For Bermuda Festival

Two New Appointments For Bermuda Festival

The Bermuda Festival of the Performing Arts has announced two key appointments, including T.J. Armand being appointed Executive Director of the Festival, succeeding David Skinner, who was appointed the Festival’s first Executive Director effective July 2015, as of May 1. A spokesperson said, “Mr. Armand was the first recipient of the Arif Mardin... Read more of this article

Young Musicians Chosen For Bermuda Festival

Young Musicians Chosen For Bermuda Festival

11-year-old Indigo Adamson and seven violinists from the Bermuda School of Music have been selected to perform as part of the 2018 Bermuda Festival, taking to the City Hall stage on Tuesday, Jan 30th. And the judges were so impressed by the runners-up Brothers in Music that the CedarBridge Academy’s band has also been invited to appear on the same... Read more of this article

Young Musicians To Open Bermuda Festival

Young Musicians To Open Bermuda Festival

In just two weeks time, the 2018 Bermuda Festival will open with three local youth bands and three soloists competing for two performance slots in the renowned celebration of performing arts. Parents and friends of the ensembles – the Bermuda School of Music’s senior violinists, Brothers in Music and the Sax Duet – and soloists Shardae Lee, Skye... Read more of this article

Butler Praises Festival For Inviting Youth Bands

Butler Praises Festival For Inviting Youth Bands

Local author Dale Butler has welcomed the decision of the Bermuda Festival to include the best of the Island’s youth bands in the 2018 Festival program. Mr Butler, who will be one of the three judges in the competition to choose two bands to perform in the Festival, said that the decision had fulfilled a long time dream. “I have been longing for... Read more of this article

Festival Seeks Top Young Local Musicians

Festival Seeks Top Young Local Musicians

Following the success of including student musicians alongside international performers in the 2017 line-up, the Bermuda Festival has launched a competition to select the top youth music ensemble and runners-up to perform in the 2018 Festival programme. The competition will be open to all ensembles featuring students between the ages of 11 and 21 and... Read more of this article

Bermuda Festival Elect Six New Board Members

Bermuda Festival Elect Six New Board Members

At its Annual General Meeting, the Bermuda Festival of the Performing Arts elected six new Directors to its Board: Gita Blakeney-Saltus, Flavia Doyle, Tim Faries, Tiffany Fox, Adrian Kawaley-Lathan and Graham Pewter. These new members join continuing Board members Ian Davidson [Chairman], Philip Barnett, Conchita Ming, Tom Miller, Patricia Philip-Fairn,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Festival Opens This Coming Friday

Bermuda Festival Opens This Coming Friday

The Bermuda Festival of the Performing Arts opens its 2016 run on Friday night, [Jan 22] with the group ThirdStory. ThirdStory is a vocal trio with backing band and features Bermudian Ben Lusher. The group based in New York City who have been gaining recognition for their unique arrangements of covers of other artists’ songs and will be embarking... Read more of this article

Bermuda Festival Appoints Executive Director

Bermuda Festival Appoints Executive Director

The Board of Directors of The Bermuda Festival of the Performing Arts Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. David Skinner as the Executive Director commencing July 1, 2015. Mr. Ian Davidson, Chairman of the Festival, explained that Mr. Skinner’s appointment to this newly-established leadership role was as a result of a recently concluded... Read more of this article

Cosmic Recognised Again: International Awards

Cosmic Recognised Again: International Awards

Local, boutique design and advertising agency, Cosmic Ltd., has been awarded the Honorable Mention designation in the 44th Creativity International Awards, in the category of Brochure-Consumer Products or Services—Campaign or Series, for the entry Bermuda Festival of the Performing Arts, which was considered by the judges to be an example of outstanding... Read more of this article

Stayin’ Alive To Perform At Bermuda Festival

Stayin’ Alive To Perform At Bermuda Festival

The 40th Bermuda Festival will be ending on a high note this weekend with performances by Stayin’ Alive, a Bee Gees tribute band. The Canadian based band promises concert goers ‘One night of the Bee Gees’. The original Bee Gees, who managed to captivate audiences for over 5 decades, made it almost impossible for those who wished to pay them homage.... Read more of this article

Walnut Street To Perform ‘A Life In The Theatre’

Walnut Street To Perform ‘A Life In The Theatre’

As part of the Bermuda Festival of the Performing Arts 40th Anniversary, Walnut Street Theatre will be presenting two performances of A Life in the Theatre. This funny yet touching play provides a behind-the-scenes peek at the challenge of two actors battling for the spotlight. One experienced and the other a newcomer, they are forced to share a dressing... Read more of this article

Bermuda Festival To Host Acting Master Classes

Bermuda Festival To Host Acting Master Classes

The Bermuda Festival Outreach Programme is offering two masterclasses in acting technique led by a cast member of Walnut Street Theatre. Here to perform A Life in the Theatre, the Walnut Street Theatre will focus on improving participants’ acting technique. These masterclasses will be centered on activities that are designed to improve technique and... Read more of this article

Bermuda Festival To Offer Drama Masterclass

Bermuda Festival To Offer Drama Masterclass

The Bermuda Festival Outreach Programme is offering a drama based masterclass led by the Aquila Theatre Company. This workshop is being offered to high school students with an interest in drama. Drama students will get the opportunity to explore some of the vocal, movement and acting techniques used by members of the Aquila in rehearsal and performance. A... Read more of this article