The Festival was honoured last weekend by Festival and Events Ontario. Sound of Music Festival was added to the list of Festivals & Events of Distinction, a select group which represent some of the most well-known and respected celebrations in the province; celebrations which draw both an international and domestic audience. The Festival was also recognized with an Achievement Award for Best New Single Sponsorship in partnership with ArcelorMittal Dofasco for the creation of Sweet Seats. Available for sale to the public, Sweet Seat tickets offer admission to a premium seating area and hospitality services, proceeds raised from these sales are donated to charity (soundofmusic.ca/sweet-seats).
Festival and Events Ontario is a prestigious organization, which recognizes and awards outstanding festivals and events that excel within the industry. Festivals and events of all kinds from every corner of Ontario were represented in this year’s submissions, and were judged by an independent panel of judges. “We are very honoured to be named a Festival of Distinction along with festivals such as Luminato, Toronto International Film Festival, TD Jazz Festival Toronto and RBC Ottawa Bluesfest to name a few. None of it would be possible without the efforts of our volunteers and contributions from our generous sponsors and partners”, said Dave Miller, Executive Director, Sound of Music Festival.June 7,12th to 15th, 2014, will mark Sound of Music Festival’s 35th year.
Canada’s Largest Free Music Festival at Burlington’s downtown and waterfront welcomes over 200,000 visitors annually to enjoy free concerts spanning all genres. Through the generosity and support of sponsors and the dedication of over 800 volunteers, the Festival continues to be a FREE event for music lovers of all ages. Visit soundofmusic.ca for more information or to register as a volunteer for 2014!