The ORMTA London Branch is very excited to be hosting another Canada Music Week Festival both in-person and online. See details below on sign up information, exciting news about adjudicators as well as our new online festival format.
Details about entry requirements are on the forms available upon request. Entries are due October 20th.
The In-Person Festival will take place on November 19th at Riverside United Church. (In the event that the festival is unable to fit on one day, some classes may take place in the evening of Friday November 18th.) Adjudicator for the in-person event is Canadian Composer Joanne Bender!
For the Online Festival, videos and music PDFs are due November 10th. This year students will get the opportunity to participate in a live online masterclass with the adjudicator on November 19th. Videos will be shared in these sessions to give the students the opportunity to learn from each other’s pieces. For those who are unavailable to attend the online event, they will still receive their written feedback and certificate. The online adjudicator is Canadian Composer Rebekah Maxner!
Students of non-ORMTA members are also welcome to take part so please pass this along to your other music teacher friends! Please do not hesitate to get in touch with any questions and we are looking forward to having your students take part in this celebration of Canadian Music!
Fees for submission:
Prep B Level $15
Levels 1-3 $20
Levels 4-6 $25
Levels 7-8 $30
Levels 9 & up $40
Add $5 for students of non- ORMTA members (All are welcome!)
Students can submit one or two pieces (need to play 2 pieces to be considered for a scholarship) with a minimum of one Canadian piece per submission Students can do multiple entries. Students can choose to be marked or not (must be marked to be considered for scholarship.)
The registration deadline is October 20th. Video submissions to be due Nov 10th. Please stay tuned for more details. Meanwhile, please spread the word to your students, fellow teachers, colleagues! As mentioned above, The Festival is also open to non-ORMTA members.
Canada Music Week Festival Committee