Attention Emerging Musiciains

Be a part of a new SweetWater concert experience

The SweetWater Music Festival will host its first Next Wave Showcase for Emerging Musical Talent on Sunday, June 3 at Georgian Shores United Church in Owen Sound. The concert will highlight young up-and-coming musicians (between 14 and 30 years of age) from Grey Bruce and beyond


We’re looking for aspiring, emerging musicians to perform at a concert from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Those applying can be…

Solo performers (instrumentalists or vocalists)

Instrumental ensembles (duo, trio, quartet)

Performance group (instrumentalists and vocalists)


All performers must be at RCM Grade 9 level or an equivalent level.


All performers will receive small honorarium for taking part in the concert. 

Find out more

Download and print the Next Wave Showcase information sheet.

SweetWater Next Wave Showcase Call for A
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How to apply?

1. Complete Next Wave Registration Form (please provide name, age, instrument or

vocal, repertoire, length of piece, contact information) - Download link below.


SweetWater Next Wave Showcase Registrati
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2. Submit letter of recommendation (one page maximum, PDF format)

3. Provide video clip performing two contrasting selections. Clip should not be longer

than 12 minutes. Movements performed can be excerpts only. Send via Dropbox (email


to or email link to video posted to YouTube/Vimeo.

SweetWater Artistic Director Mark Fewer will make the final selection of musicians

chosen to perform at the Showcase.

Completed application forms, letter of reference and video clips can be sent to

SweetWater via email: .

DEADLINE TO APPLY IS                      MAY 11, 2018


Jackie Mersich

phone: 519-379-8762