Series SCM-RG-0023-0001 - Swift Current Music Festival Association

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Swift Current Music Festival Association

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SCM-RG-0023-0001

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  • ? - 2004-09-10 (Accumulation)
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    Cyca, Jean
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    Swift Current (Sask.)
  • ? - 2004-01-13 (Creation)
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    Swift Current Music Festival Association
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    Swift Current (Sask.)
  • ? - 2003-04-30 (Accumulation)
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    Waters, Kae
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    Swift Current (Sask.)

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ca. 1 m of textual records

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(fl. 1933-2003)

Administrative history

The first adjudicated music festival took place in Swift Current in 1930, and these festivals have continued ever since, even during war years. G.E. Bowers and Dorthea Horton were names President and Secretary-Treasurer in 1931.

Custodial history

On 2001 December 6 the records were transferred to the Swift Current Museum.

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The fonds, related to the Swift Current Music Festival Association, were accumulated by the source. No other information was captured at the time of transfer to the Swift Current Museum.

The content has not been professionally appraised, arranged, or described. The following is a basic listing of the unprocessed contents:
Box #1.


  • volume #1, 1959 – 1979 (black binder), Festival Programs, 1959 - 1979 (1972 missing)
  • volume #2, 1980 - 1989 (black binder), Festival Programs, newspaper articles, 1980 - 1989
  • volume #3, 1990 - 1999 (black binder): Festival Programs, newspaper articles, 1990 - 1999
  • volume #4, untitled (green binder): interview with Kathy Wasiak; misc. correspondence, letter to adjudicators; agenda of awards program, 1985; rules from music teaches; memoranda to adjudicators; various handwritten documents, including Duties of Presidents, workshop notes, etc.; 1985 - 1986, 1986 - 1987 Music Festival Executive; minutes/agendas, SCMFA 1985, 1986, 1987; financial reports, SCMFA, 1985, 1986; minutes, SMFA fall conference, 1985; convention report; final concert MC’s notes; list of music teachers 1986, 1987; lists of people who might help with Festival; Festival Highlights and Presentation of Scholarships and Awards

Box #2.


  • envelope #1, Canadian Music Festival Adjudicators Association: containing Directories from 1992 - 2000, correspondence with adjudicators, CMFAA


  • envelope #2, Saskatchewan Music Festival Constitution: constitutions and amendments, earliest date is 1954 and latest date is 1987


  • envelope #3, Thank-you cards, etc.: thank you cards and other correspondence re; SC Music Festival


  • envelope #4 (formerly A.2003.4.1), 1985 / 1986 Music Festival Minutes/Accounting: minutes, SCMFA, 1986, 1985; minutes, Annual meeting of SCMFA, 1985; financial report, SCMFA, 1985; SCMFA Executive, 1985 - 1986


  • envelope #5 (formerly A.2003.4.2), 1990 / 1991 / 1992 Music Festival Information: SCMFA financial report, 1990, 1991; program, Music Festival Highlights and Presentations, 1990, 1992; SCMFA Executive, 1990 - 1991; minutes, SCFMA, 1985, 1990


  • envelope #6, Festival Focus: newsletters, “Piu Mosso,” September 1999, October 2000, February / May 2001; "Festival Focus," July 1993, June 1994, April 1996, January 1997, August 1998, April / September / December 1999


  • folder #1, Annual Conference S Music Festival: agenda/minutes for 1992, 1994 - 1997 AGM; Annual Report, 2000; 2000 Fall Conference; minutes, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1991 AGM; Financial Statements, 1991; AGM report, 1989


  • folder #2, M.F. Job Descp.: SC and District Music Festival Executive Committee Handbook, form from SC Music Festival 1998 Housing Committee; Duties of Festival Secretaries / Ticket Takers / Chairpersons / Liaison Person / Treasurer; advice for adjudicators; Sponsors, Patrons and Friends Committee; Scholarship and Award Duties


  • folder #3, '95 Test Selections: 1995 SMFA Test Selections for disciplines 1-9


  • folder #4, National Music Festival: booklets, CIBC National Music Festival Official regulations and Syllabus for 1993-1996, 1998, 2000


  • folder #5 (blue duotang), Swift Current Music Festival Adjudicators: biographies of adjudicators, correspondence


  • folder #6, Music Festival “Old Minutes”: minutes / agendas, SC Music Festival Association, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1996; information on entering the SC Music Festival; SCMF financial information, 1986, 1988, 1989; minutes, Saskatchewan Music Festival Association, 1987, 1988, 1990; minutes, SC Music Festival Association AGM, 1985, 1987, 1988; SCMFA Executive, 1985 - 1986, 1986 - 1987, 1988 - 1989, 1990 - 1991; SC Music Festival Scholarship Account, 1989; Extra Classes offered at SCMF, 1988 - 1989; letter re: copyright on music; minutes from Music Festival meeting, 1986, 1987


  • folder #7, untitled: 1987 Provincial Program 1987; 1984 Provincial Awards Concert; newsletters, "Festival," 1989, 1990, 1991, "Cultural Connection" 1989, 1990, 1991, "Opus", 2001; evaluation of SC Festival by adjudicators, 1989; extra classes offered at SC Music Festival; minutes, SMFA Annual General meeting, 1989; SMFA Constitution; SMFA Adjudicator Index, 1990


  • folder #8, Festival Newsletters: "In Praise of Festivals"; newsletters, "Festival Focus", 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, "Festival", 1992


  • folder #9 (black duotang), Swift Current Music Festival: history of the SC Music Festival from 1920 to 1990


  • discrete items: 5 1/4" floppy disk, "Fest. Note 01 // Fest. Note 02"; video cassette tape, "Swift Current Music Festival Awards concert - March 20, 1988"; books, Provincial Syllabus, 1998 - 2000; Directory & Syllabus Changes, 1995, 1996; SMFA Official Syllabus, 1985, 1988, 1990, 1991; The Federation of Canadian Music Festivals Annual Conference and General Meeting Digest Report, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2000; Quill Plains Music Festival, 1994; Rosetown and District Music Festival, 1994; The Battlefords Music Festival, 1994; Meadow Lake and District Music Festival, 1994; CIBC National Music Festival Official Regulations and Syllabus, 1991; Annual Swift Current Music Festival programs, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996

Box #3 (wood)


  • discrete items: Swift Current Music Festival Programs, 1960 - 1970, 1973, 1975 - 1976, 1979 - 1980, 1982 - 1988, 191 - 1996, 2002 (some duplicates); Saskatchewan Music Festival Syllabus, 1962 - 1968, 1970 - 1971 1974 - 1994, 1998 - 2003; Saskatchewan Music Festival Directory, 1992 - 1997, 1999 - 2001; Federation of Canadian Music Festivals Digest Reports, 1987, 1989 - 1994; CIBC National Music Festival Official Regulations and Syllabus, 1991 - 1992; Royal Conservatory of Music School of Music yearbook, 1964 - 1965; students' marks from Music Festival; book, "Music for One Music for All", by Saskatchewan Music Festival Association, 1988; Swift Current Music Festival Association stamp

Box #4


  • volume #1 (formerly A.2003.4.3): minutes book, 1933 - 1988
  • volume #2: minutes book, 1987 - 1995; misc. addenda; correspondence and mail-outs, 1991 - 1996; information on adjudicators
  • discrete items (formerly A.2004.9.2-5): SC Music Festival programs, 1993 - 1994 (duplicates)
  • folder #1 (green folder - formerly A.2004.9.6): Saskatchewan Music Festival Association Financial Statements, 1996, 1998 - 2000; Swift Current Music Festival Association Income Statement, 1997 - 1999; misc. documents,correspondence, Festival dates, 1995 - 2000; funeral service program for Jeanne Schlichting; rental applications; Lotteries Community Grant application; trophies and engraving information; minutes and agendas, 1992 - 2000; financial records, 1992 - 2000
  • volume #3 (black binder - formerly A.2004.9.1): SCMF programs, newspaper clippings, posters, award ceremony programs, 2000 - 2004; material submitted by Swift Current to the Saskatchewan Music Festival history book by Mossie Hancock (including copies of newspaper clippings from the 1930s, and a document entitled "Early Beginnings of the Swift Current Music Festival"), 1988

Box #5 (plastic)


  • volume #1, Scholarship: cheque stub book for Swift Current Music Festival Scholarship Account, March 1994 - March 1996
  • volume #2: cheque stub book for Swift Current Music Festival Operating Account, November 1994 - September 1996
  • volume #3: Royal Bank deposit book, scholarship account, January 1990 to April 1996
  • volume #4: Royal Bank deposit book, operating account, April 1993 to June 1996
  • volume #5: Royal Bank deposit slip, scholarship account, February 1994 to June 1996
  • volume #6: Royal Bank deposit book, operating account, February 1995 to March 1996
  • volume #7: deposit book, February 1997 to March 1998
  • volume #8: deposit book, April 1998 to February 2000
  • volume #9: Southwest Credit Union deposit book (#1153493), November 2001 to May 2003
  • volume #10: Southwest Credit Union deposit book, blank (no entries of cheques or cash)
  • volume #11: receipt book, November 1996 to April 1998
  • volume #12: receipt book, April 1998 to March 1999
  • volume #13: receipt book for donations, February 1997 to November 1998
  • volume #14: receipt book for donations, November 1998 - November 1999
  • volume #15: accounting book, October 1986 - September 1996
  • volume #16: unused receipt book
  • volume #17: unused receipt book
  • volume #18: unused receipt book
  • volume #19: unused receipt book
  • volume #20: Royal Bank statement and canceled cheques, March to April, 1995
  • volume #21: SCMFA program, 1999
  • volume #22: SCMFA program, 2001
  • volume #23: SCMFA program, 2002


  • folder #1, Southwest Credit Union: monthly statements and canceled cheques, July 1998 - June 2000
  • folder #2, Swift Current Music Festival Association Government Records: documents and correspondence from Revenue Canada; Registered Charity Information Return, 1997; GST Rebate Application, 1997; SCMFA financial statement, 1991 - 1992; documents pertaining to SCMFA's charitable status; Registered Charity Information Return And Pubic Information Return, 1987 - 1996


  • folder #3, untitled: correspondence re: Saskatchewan Lotteries Community grant, other forms, 1997 - 2000; agenda and minutes for SCMFA meetings, 1999 - 2000; SCMFA executive, 1999 - 2000; documents re: Festival fees; Canadian Music Festival Adjudicators' Association guidelines for the contracting of adjudicators


  • folder #4, 2000 Festival Expenses: Credit Union bank book; various receipts from 2000, many from local businesses; adjudicator's expenses; for the 2000 SC Music Festival


  • folder #5, "Swift Current" Saskatchewan Music Festival Association Minutes: minutes from meetings, March 1987 to November 1994


  • folder #6, Swift Current Music Festival Association Financial Reports: financial statements from July 1987 to May 1991


  • folder #7, Swift Current Music Festival Association Unpaid Bills: financial information: 1991 - 1992, 1992 - 1993, 1993 - 1994, 1994 - 1995, minutes and agendas, 1994, 1995, 1996; receipts and other financial documents; Val Jeworsky memorial award; trophy account and report, 1993;


  • folder #8: correspondence with SCMFA president Elaine Driedger, 1995; SCMFA executive, 1994 - 1995; SCMFA "Highlights and Presentation", 1995; agenda, minutes, financial information, other notes, 1995


  • folder #9, Paid Bills, 1994 - 1995: bills and receipts for adjudicator's fees and expenses, other fees and expenses from the festival, 1994 to 1995


  • folder #10, Swift Current Music Festival Association 1987 - 1988 Paid Bills: bills, invoices and receipts for festival expenses, March 1988 to June 1994


  • folder #11, Post-dated cheques - replaced: bank statement, December 1994 to January 1995; canceled cheque, other deposit information, 1995


  • folder #12, SCMFA Paid Bills 1995 - 1996: SCMFA executive, 1995 - 1996; bills, invoices and receipts for expenses for 1995 - 1996; rental application for Irwin school; hosting committee forms; Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant forms; telephone records


  • folder #13, SCMFA 1996 Income: Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant letter, 1996; treasurer's report, March 1995; SMFA "Money Form", 1995, 1996


  • folder #14, SCMFA 1997 Festival Plan: letter re: conversion of registration number to a business number for non-profits, 1997; statement of income and expenses, 1996 - 1997; SCMFA executive, 1996 - 1997; income and expense five year comparison, 1993 - 1997; other financial information from 1997; financial statement, 1997; phone numbers of participants and their parents


  • folder #15, Bank Statements: Operating: account statements from January 1992 to September 1995, from operating account


  • folder #16, Bank Statements: Scholarships: account statements from July 1992 to August 1995, from scholarship account


  • folder #17, SCMFA Bank Statements: account statements, December 1995 to November 1996, from scholarship account


  • folder #18, SCMFA Income 97 - 98: Revenue Canada GST assessments, 1998; invoices, 1998


  • folder #19, Paid Bills - 1997: bills, invoices and receipts from festival, 1997; hosting committee forms


  • folder #20, Paid Bills - 1997 - 1998 Festival: bills, invoices and receipts from festival, 1997 - 1998


  • folder #21, 1998 - 99 Festival Income: GST information from Revenue Canada, 1998


  • folder #22, 1998 - 99 Festival Expenses: bills, invoices and receipts from festival, 1998 - 1999


  • folder #23, Southwest CU Statements - 96 - 97: account statements, 1996 - 1998

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  • English

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  • Latin

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Use, reproduction, and/or publication of records are subject to the Copyright Act and the Terms and Conditions of the Swift Current Museum. Please consult the Swift Current Museum for further information.

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A.2001.5

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