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History

Coming from humble beginnings in 2015, the Newcastle Music Festival is an annual fine music festival held in Newcastle in August. It celebrates the musical life of the city’s musicians and singers in collaboration with stunning guest artists. The festival involves professionals, amateurs and students in an exciting mix of concerts and events performed in an array of interesting venues.

To see what’s on offer in 2017 please visit this page.

The team behind the Newcastle Music Festival

President
John Rostas

Artistic Directors
David Banney
Ross Fiddes

Vice President
Colleen Potts, OAM

Treasurer
Peter Hesse

Web Developer
Helen Griffith

Development and Sponsor Liaison
John Cornell
Jennifer Barrie
Jill Fiddes
Colleen Potts

Event Management
Colleen Potts
Jennifer Barnes

Education Partnerships
Jillian Albrecht