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Welcome to our new CVMTA website!

Sign up for our news and check back often to post or to read about things music in the Cowichan Valley.  We have member teachers from Saltair and Ladysmith, through to Chemainus, Lake Cowichan, Maple Bay, Duncan, Cowichan Bay, Cobble Hill, Mill Bay and Shawnigan Lake, teaching all manner of instruments, theory and voice.

Find a teacher or just explore the upcoming events - you'll find your music here!


 

The Canada Music Week Composers Contest

The contest is ended, and we'll announce the winner on Friday - thanks to all who entered!   Here are the questions they answered:

  1. Who got his face on a postage stamp?
  2. Name 2 composers who taught at University of…

pop-up Children's choir

Eve Daniell is organizing a pop-up Children’s Christmas choir. Any children between the ages of 5 and 12 are welcome. Rehearsals are Thursday evenings November 7th to December 5th from 5:15 to 6pm, with a performance on Sunday December 8th…

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Exam dates

dates for Theory exams are Dec. 13, 2019. Next practical exam is Jan. 21, 2020

Canada Music Week Concerts - Nov. 23

Students from across the valley will gather to present and celebrate music by Canadian composers Sat., Nov 23.  There will be two concerts, at 2 and 3:30 pm with presentation of the theory awards, and a cookies and tea intermission…

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Previous events

Date Event Location
Harp Recital and Dinner st Peter's Quamichan, Duncan st Peter's Quamichan, Duncan
 —  — Pianofest Duncan United Church Duncan United Church
 —  — Feldenkrais for Musicians St. Peter Quamichan, Duncan St. Peter Quamichan, Duncan
 —  — Feldenkrais for Musicians St. Peter Quamichan St. Peter Quamichan
Canada Music Week composers Concert Sylvan United Church Sylvan United Church
Cowichan Symphony at 7:30  
 —  — Pianofest Duncan United Church Duncan United Church
Turlough O'Carolan Festival St. Peter's Hall, Duncan St. Peter's Hall, Duncan
pianofest entry deadline  
 —  — Feldenkrais for Musicians St. Peter's Hall, Duncan St. Peter's Hall, Duncan
Wine and Chocolate and Music St. Peter, Quamichan, duncan St. Peter, Quamichan, duncan
 —  — Pianofest Duncan United Church Duncan United Church
pianofest entry deadline  
17 - a Theatre concert featuring Morag Northey, cello St. Peter's church, duncan St. Peter's church, duncan
 —  — Cowichan Harp and Cello Festival St. Peter's Church Hall St. Peter's Church Hall
concerto competion  
Symphony talks Cowichan Centre for the Performing Arts boardroom Cowichan Centre for the Performing Arts boardroom
 —  — Pianofest Duncan United Church, Duncan, BC Duncan United Church, Duncan, BC
Cowichan Consort Concert Christian Reformed Church Christian Reformed Church
Cowichan Music teacher pre-concert talk Victoria Symphony and Cowichan Theatre Victoria Symphony and Cowichan Theatre
The Citizen's Young Musicians of the Week