Travel & Venue Locations

Accommodation and Travel

Ellison Travel & Tours Ltd

Ellison Travel and Tours has been contracted as the official Housing and Transportation Bureau for MusicFest to ensure adequate accommodation for the thousands of students, adjudicators, suppliers and support staff attending the festival. By utilizing the services of Ellison Travel and Tours, MusicFest Canada is able to supply you, the participants, with a convenient, valuable and simple procedure for all of your booking, accommodation and travel needs.

Due to the large number of groups that attend MusicFest Canada, it is necessary for the festival to contract accommodation space early. This ensures that rooms are available for the festival at competitive rates and close to the MusicFest site.

Groups attending MusicFest Canada who require accommodation are required to use properties contracted by MusicFest. As our exclusive agent for these properties, Ellison Travel and Tours can find the best fit solution to your accommodation requirements.

Note: If you are a local ensemble and will not require overnight accommodations, please complete the Travel Waiver and fax it to 702-269-9026 or e-mail it to

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2021 Venue Locations

SANDRA FAIRE & IVAN FECAN THEATRE, Department of Music, York University:

  • Stage A: Instrumental Jazz adjudicated performances, Contemporary Music adjudicated performances

TRIBUTE COMMUNITIES RECITAL HALL, Department of Music, York University:

  • Stage B: Concert Band/Chamber Ensembles/Orchestra adjudicated performances
  • Feature Concerts

MCLEAN PERFORMANCE STUDIO, Department of Music, York University:

  • Stage C: Choral adjudicated performances
  • Scholarship Auditions


  • Registration Office
  • Administration Office
  • Operations Office
  • Technical Office
  • Honour Ensemble Rehearsals:  Denis Wick Canadian Wind Orchestra, Conn-Selmer Centerstage Jazz Band, Thomastik-Infeld Canadian String Orchestra, Woodshed Canadian Percussion Ensemble, Ellison Canadian Honour Choir
  • Photo Stage
  • Ellison Travel & Tours Booth

Adjudicated performances are open to the public

All adjudicated ensemble performances (Stages A, B & C) are open to the general public, free of charge. Spectators are encouraged to come and hear the finest young musicians in Canada. Feature concerts are for participants only. There are a limited number of paid passes available to the general public.

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