for high school, middle SCHOOL,
The Smoky Mountain Music Festival continues its dedication to excellence by offering school musicians an opportunity to demonstrate their talents before prestigious adjudicators in a beautiful setting. For over 30 years the festival has drawn musical groups from over 29 states and Canada.
Festival Dates 2023
April 14, 2023
April 21, 2023
April 28, 2023
Festival Dates 2024
April 12, 2024
April 19, 2024
April 26, 2024
$50 deposit per person attending/$100 per performance group due Jan. 16
Application: Feb. 1
Registration deposit of $1,000 due 30 days after registration. (Block of rooms will not be reserved until $1,000 deposit received)
Rooming List: 45 days prior to festival
Repertoire List: 30 days prior to festival
Final Payment: 30 days prior to festival
Adjudication of concert bands, jazz bands, orchestras, choral groups and winterguards, indoor drum line, and other auxiliaries at the Gatlinburg Convention Center. Awards' Ceremony for all Friday events will be held at the Gatlinburg Convention Center immediately after last performance.
Adjudication of Street Parade on downtown Gatlinburg "Strip." Awards' Ceremony at end of competition.