Cowichan Music - home of the Cowichan Valley Music Teachers Association

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!


Cowichan Music Fest 2021 Cancelled

here's the word from the president of the music festival:

It is with much regret we have to announce that due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Provincial Health Office’s extension of the provincial wide restrictions the Cowichan Music…

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Some amazing on line concerts

Against the Grain Theatre and Toronto Symphony produced an absolutely fantastic production of Messiah, call Messiah/Complex, featuring soloists of First Nations, Inuit and Metis descent. Some of in languages other than English. Just beautiful singing, recorded from wherever the soloists…

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gearing up part 1 -basics

This is a short series of articles, with lots of info about how to prepare for distance lessons, either as a teacher or a student. It was originally published on Marilyn Rummel's webstie, and copied here from more info…

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Gearing up - part 2 - headphones and mics

This and part 3 and 4 deal with extra things that make it all better for you and the students. That is, they don't change the "performance" but they really change the experience. I want to offer what you can…

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Gearing up - Part 3 - cameras and displays

The display - 

If you are a teacher and you want to keep doing this distance teaching for days on end, you'll soon want to see what your students are doing without squinting at a tiny screen. It's probably…

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