Celebrating Talent
Performing Arts Competition Since 1908

2021 COMPETITION 2021 Festival will be open for entries from 1st September 2020

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About Us

WHO'S WHO

President - Petula Clark CBE

Vice Presidents - Patricia Cain, Brian Couch, Michael Foster, Ken Johnson, David Kowitz, Sarah Kowitz, Avril Parry, Kevin Smith

Patron - The Mayor of Hastings

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MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

Lesley Moore, (Chair) Jenny Griffiths (General Secretary) Pauline Ash, Roland Garrad, Deirdre Goodger, Royah Hamed, Vicki Milford, Brenda Bailey, Gillian Muhlemann, Maxine Roach, Lucinda Sheppard, Jo Stead-Burgess,Vivienne Bond, Heather Spence

SECTION ADVISORY COMMITTEES

Members include: Claire Adams, Pauline Ash, Emma Burnett, Patricia Cain, Stacey Caister, Graham Coldwell, Richard Eldridge, Joanne Fletcher, Diana Freedman, Royah Hamed, Ann Hohenkerk, Amanda Lacey, Sophia Lefevre, Nastasia Mazzucato, Jane Metcalfe, Ivora Rees, Lucinda Sheppard, Kevin Smith,  Lesley Van Egmond

KEY STAFF

  • Chairman - Brenda Bailey
  • General Secretary - Jenny Griffiths
  • Assistant Secretary - vacant

Section Secretaries

  • Dance - Vicki Milford
  • Instrumental - Gillian Muhlemann
  • Singing - Maxine Roach
  • Speech, Drama and Mime - Deirdre Goodger
  • Advertising Secretary - Donna Barton
  • Membership Secretary - vacant
  • Safeguarding Officer - Brenda Bailey
  • Trophies Secretary - Cassandra Gough
  • Volunteers Co-ordinator - Heather Spence

CHARITY STRUCTURE

Hastings International Music Festival is the operating name of Hastings Musical Festival Ltd which is the governing body of Hastings Musical Festival and Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition

Trustees of Hastings International Music Festival - Lesley Moore (Chair) Pauline Ash, Brenda Bailey, Roland Garrad, David Kowitz, Sarah Kowitz,  Emily Segal, Dr Richard Wray

Hastings Musical Festival Ltd is a charity and company limited by guarantee
Registered Company Number - 167243 Registered Charity Number - 261351
Registered Office - Festival Office, White Rock Theatre, Hastings, TN34 1JX