Performing Arts Festival of the Eastside

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2018 Festival Schedule

Easter: April 1, 2018
Adjudications: April 3 - April 7, 2018
Schedule Release: March 20, 2018
Concerto Playoff: April 6, 2018, 7PM
Eastside Artists Concerts: April 14 & 15

Welcome to PAFE

We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to providing a fun and educational experience for young performers in the Greater Eastside areas of metropolitan Seattle in Washington state since 1986. Our festival is held the week after Easter at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, 2850 148th Ave. SE, Bellevue.

The 2018 Festival Schedule is Available

PAFE has made a very big change in how you registered to perform in the Festival. It was also a big change for the Division Chair people who have scheduled everyone into their respective classes.

To see your schedule, go to the PAFE Registration site, sign in to your account, then click on My Activities.

If you have questions about your schedule or are not able to participate, please contact your Division Chair person through the Contact Us page. Do not try to sign in to your old PAFE account.

Please do not use our Facebook page to send us messages. We just don't have time to check those messages.

The 2018 Festival is our 31st Season

A group of people that included Barbara and Stanley Miller, and Edgar and Verna Borup, presented the Eastside Music Festival in 1986. In 1987, the same group of people, along with Richard Engstrom, established PAFE and presented the first Performing Arts Festival of the Eastside. Those same people led the board of directors for many years.

The PAFE Festival is a fun place to make music and to hear music. As a performer, it is a safe place to test your abilities as a musician, and to meet others who are just as passionate as you about music. The Concerts are a great place to hear great music, and for the First Place winners to be heard in a public concert. Feel free to bring your friends, and also bring non-perishable food as a donation to the Food Bank.

Past Festival Concert Programs (PDF Files)

PAFE 2017 Concerto Playoff Artists Concerts
PAFE 2016 Concerto Playoff Artists Concerts
PAFE 2015 Concerto Playoff Artists Concerts
PAFE 2014 Concerto Playoff Artists Concerts
PAFE 2013 Concerto Playoff Recognition Concerts

Check out pictures from Past Festivals on our Facebook Page.

Community Support for PAFE

Bellevue Arts Logo
Bellevue Arts Commission
4 Culture

The PAFE Festival is supported not only by teachers, parents, and students in our community, but also by important city and regional organizations.

Donations to PAFE

Many thanks to the families that included a donation to PAFE with their registration payment. Your extra support is much appreciated, and is being put to good use to support the Festival. You can also use the DONATE button above the pictures on the right of this page to make your contribution to the Festival through PayPal. Any amount is very much appreciated

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