The Collingwood Music Festival invites young, talented musicians under the age of 25 to audition for a dedicated youth concert on July 10 as part of our 2024 Festival.

The Festival offers:

  • an opportunity to exhibit your musical talent and passion in a professional setting.
  • engagement with professional musicians.
  • the potential for collaboration and future opportunities in the music industry.
  • name exposure in the media
  • a free pass for the 2024 Festival

Audition Requirements:

Step 1: To secure your audition slot, RSVP by May 25 to

Step 2: send in a video of your planned performance before June 5 through a private, unlisted YouTube link. The performance should be between 5 and 10 minutes in length. You should record your video in the spirit of a live audition or recital performance (no editing, no enhancing of audio).   

Step 3: Results will be sent out before June 15.

Step 4: Those selected through the audition process will have the opportunity to perform in a concert on July 10 from 7 – 8 PM, at the First Presbyterian Church in Collingwood.

Applicant criteria

  • Age: under 25
  • Applicants can apply as a solo artist or as a small group.
  • Open to instrumentalists and vocalist in any genre.

If you have any questions, email

This event has been made possible thanks to the gracious support of the Optimist Club of Collingwood and Southern Georgian Bay.

Collingwood Optimist Club

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