For over 35 years, Great East Music Festivals has provided high quality, scholastic festival performance opportunities to schools across New England, with an emphasis on quality adjudication and educational clinics. In 2018, Great East expanded into new markets, bringing the same philosophy:

✓ Great judges

 Great clinics

✓ Great student experience

That is Great East Music Festivals!


At Great East Music Festivals, your students have the opportunity to perform in an educational atmosphere. Our events are non-competitive music festivals that are tailored for musical organizations of all sizes, grades, and ability levels. Performances can be scheduled for:

Concert BandWind EnsembleOrchestraJazz Band

Concert ChoirSelect ChoirShow ChoirA Capella

Small Ensembles (vocal or instrumental)

After your performance, one of your adjudicators will join you on stage to hold a short clinic, followed by an award presentation. Once you have received your plaque, your group(s) are off to the amusement park of your choice!

Inspire Arts & Music
Great East Music Festivals is operated by Inspire Arts & Music, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, that supports music education and art programs at no charge to participants. Inspire and Great East also award annual scholarships and financial aid to festival students and participants of Inspire programs. In addition to your valuable festival experience, you can feel good about where your money is being spent.