The Music Festival of Panama is a project created by the Fundación Sinfonía Concertante de Panamá, for the purpose of bringing together national and International musicians in a great cultural and artistic exchange, through diverse activities that enrich their musical passion and expertise.

The intention of the Alfredo Saint-Malo Music Festival of Panama is to prepare Panamanian artists in the world of classical music by promoting the art of music education, improving the tactics of teaching and creating musicians at the highest level.

VII Alfredo De Saint Malo 2014 International Music Festival

The VIII Alfredo De Saint Malo International Music Festival 2014 will be held in Panama City from May 29 to June 8, and it is dedicated to Panamanian composer Fermín Castañeda Del Cid (1930-2013).

The faculty of the ASM Festival includes musicians from the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and faculty members from the Youth Orchestra of the Americas and the schools of music of Louisiana State University, the University of Northern Colorado, and the University of Minnesota.

The student body of the festival includes young musicians from Panama, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States.

In addition to the participation of renowned international soloists such as pianist Michael Gurt , flutist James Hall, bassist Yung- Chiao Wei, percussionist Fernando Meza, and violinist Lin He, the festival features laureated Venezuelan conductor Carlos Riazuelo, child virtuoso on the piano William Chen, and national artists such as Jorge Ledezma Bradley, Ingrith Saavedra, the National Symphony Orchestra of Panama, and the Camerata Panama.

This is an overview of the various artists that will be performing in various concert halls in the capital of Panama during the 11 days of celebration of the Alfredo De Saint Malo Festival 2014.

To view information about all the concerts that will take place in the ASM Festival 2014, visit our section of Concerts.

2014 ASM Festival Auditions

The 2014 ASM Festival auditions will take place:

Date: Friday, January 10th, 2014
Location: Universidad de Panamá, Fine Arts Faculty, Room F-111
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For more information about the auditions process visit our Auditions page.