The Festival is the ‘brain-child’ of Mr. Julian M.G. Bowen (JP). Julian is the Director of Music and Organist of the St. Peter’s Parish Church, and has been the Director of the BarclaySingers of Barbados for over 20 years. He serves as the Dean of the Barbados Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. He is the Director of the National State Choir and Director of the Anglican Diocesan Choir.
Julian established the Julian Bowen School of Music and Performing Arts in 2014. He is also a Calypso Judge and has judged the Pic’O De Crop competition, The Junior Monarch and National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA). Apart from his outstanding career in music, Julian is the Owner and Managing Director of Partners Insurance Agent Inc.