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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…
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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

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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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Pianofest set for 2020

Robert Holliston is coming to adjudicate and the practicing has begun!! Ruth has set the dates for May 7 - 9 in Duncan. Registration is through a CVMTA member teacher and will open in March. But you're welcome to start…

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It's time to think about registering for Pianofest!

This wonderful piano event happens yearly, this year with adjudicator Roger Buksa. Students can register with their CVMTA teacher, and have a chance to play one or two pieces and then receive feedback and assistance from a helpful and knowledgeable…

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November Newsletter

 

Happy November! Hasn't this been a glorious fall? We call this photo (taken last night from our porch) "Halloween Moonrise."

November promises many exciting musical events. 

On Saturday the 18th, our eagerly anticipated Canada Music Week Student…

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Cowichan Consort Concerto Competition for young musicians

Cowichan Consort Concerto Competition for Young Musicans 26 and Under 

  • open to all instruments including voice 
  • application deadline: Nov. 19/17 
  • audition requirement: Nov. 26/17: one movement of chosen concerto 
  • at Robert Mari's Shawnigan Lake studio 
  • candidate must bring arrange…