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2020 Music for All National Festival - March 25-27, 2021
Application Deadline - September 1, 2020

Music for All’s mission is to create, provide, and expand positively life-changing experiences through music for all. Our vision is to be a catalyst to ensure every child in America has access and opportunity to active music-making in his or her scholastic environment.

Music for All combines programming at a national level with arts education advocacy. Bands of America (BOA) and Orchestra America are programs of Music for All, founded in 1975, recognized as the pinnacle of educational programming for high school instrumental music programs nationwide. Music for All reaches a vast number of people; each year, more than 300,000 people attend our events, more than 85,000 teens participate, and 100,000 people subscribe to online services.

Music for All is committed to expanding the role of music and the arts in education, to heightening the public’s appreciation of the value of music and arts education, and to creating a positive environment for the arts through societal change. Working with leading national authorities and other non-profit organizations, Music for All invests resources and personnel in projects that expand access to public school music and arts programs through advocacy and public awareness efforts to support music and arts education.

Music for All is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization.

To review the 2020 Festival Brochure and pricing structure please click here.
To review the 2020 Orchestra America Festival Brochure, click here.
To review the 2020 National Choir Festival Brochure, click here.

Application Fee: First ensemble application fee: $250 for bands, orchestras and choirs and $200 for percussion and chamber ensembles; Second ensemble application fee: $150; Third or more: $100 each.

This fee is non-refundable. You can send a check or call our main office at 317.636.2263 and pay over the phone with a credit card.

Please Note: Upon invitation to perform in Indianapolis, IN, ensembles will be sent a detailed Festival Package packet with a contract.

1. 25% Deposit of total amount due by October 15, 2020.

2. 50% of total amount due by December 15, 2020. No Changes to Package that reduce an ensemble's commitment can be made after December 15, 2020.

3. Final 25% or balance of the total amount due by January 15, 2021. The final rooming list is due by January 15, 2021. The balance due is based upon your January 15, 2021 or December 15, 2020 final package totals, whichever is greater.