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…

Piano Fest Registrations now open

If you are a piano student or the parent of one, your teacher may have already told you about Pianofest. This event is held every year, and provides a wonderful chance for any piano student to play for an adjudicator…

Cowichan Symphony Society

Cowichan Consort Orchestra • Chr. Ref. Church 930 Trunk Road 

The Orchestra's Featuring Our Youth Concert will take place March 11th at 7:30 pm. Come hear Felipe Jiang , junior concerto winner play Mozart's Concerto # 8 K246 and…


Victoria Symphony Concert Sat. Mar 4

Who wouldn't want to hear the glories and ecstacy of choir and orchestra - and be there early to here Cowichan Music teachers Ann Mendenhall and Judit Kabbath present the the pre-concert tlak. See you there!

39 Days of Summer - Talent Contest has reminded everyone about the Duncan's Got Talent event in the summer. Not too early to be prepared. Here's what he said"

the 39 Days of July also hosts the Duncan Has Talent in conjunction with the Sassy Lion

The CVMTA salutes Pink Shirt Day

“Teaching music is not my main purpose. Beautiful tone, beautiful heart. Perhaps it is music that will save the world.” ~ Shinichi Suzuki, Japanese music educator 


Wine & Choc & Music RESCHEDULED - Feb. 18, 2017

Due to Cariboo weather having been imported to the island, we needed to RESCHEDULE the Wine and Chocolate - now set for Sat. Feb 18th at 7 pm!!!  Please let your teacher know if you can't come that night, or…

RCM Gold Medal Winners

The winners of medals for the highest mark in each level and discipline in the province have been announced, and a few of them have gone to Cowichan Music teachers' students!

Gold medals – highest in BC 

  • Grade 9…

Bursaries for music lessons

The Cowichan Valley Music Teachers Association has long offered bursaries to deserving students for study with our member teachers. This year, as last, we are happy to be partnering with the Cowichan Valley Performing Arts Association who will be awarding…

One World Festival

Now that was a nice day! Such a great feeling of community, so many beautful costumes. Bravo to the Cowichan Intercultural Committee for all your work. Here's a photo at the booth

We had a harp, a guitar and a…

Music - Our Universal Language

One World Festival at VIU this September - This is a chance to share with the wider community our commitment to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's often-quoted sentiment. The CVMTA will have a booth there with an electric piano, a couple of…