Our biannual music competition will be online ONLY for Fall 2020
Registration Deadline: Friday, November 6, 2020 @ 11:59EST
Format: Submit your pre-recorded YouTube video online for adjudication. Scholarship winners will be chosen from the auditions ONLY.
Canada Music Week & Composition Masterclass
In celebration of CANADA MUSIC WEEK, November 22 – 28, ORMTA Central Toronto Branch is holding a Composition Master Class with composer clinician Christopher Norton!
What: Send your pre-recorded music or sheet music to Christopher Norton. Pieces do NOT need to be finished/complete. Teachers and students are eligible! He will send feedback, via email, in some combination of written comments, video response, and score annotations, highlighting strengths, giving suggestions for next steps, and perhaps suggesting related works for score study and listening.
Deadline: Friday November 13, 2020
More info here
Children's Halloween Recital
Date: Sunday, October 25, 2020, 2-6pm
Where: Live on ZOOM (link will be sent after registration)
Fee: $10/participant, audience by donation
More info here
ORMTA CTB Fall General Meeting & Sightreading Workshop by Nathan Petitpas
Date: Friday, September 25, 2020
9:30am-10:30am - Fall General Meeting
10:30am-11:30am - Workshop by Nathan Petitpas
Where: Click here to RSVP
Percussionist Nathan Petitpas of Canada’s acclaimed and Toronto-based Thin Edge New Music Collective will be giving an online workshop for ORMTA members following the Fall General Meeting. Nathan is the author of “Dots and Beams,” a line of graduated music sight-reading books that are designed to suit any instrument. These collections are highly adaptable and Nathan will discuss not only the content of the series but also how they can be helpful as sight-reading materials for students in a custom-designed way to develop their specific musical skills.
Annual General Meeting
Join us on Zoom for our AGM on June 5, 2020, 12pm-2:00pm.
You will receive a brief report on the events from 2019/2020, and participate in discussions on our upcoming 2020/21 season.
The event details and login details have been emailed to you if you are a member! We are looking forward to seeing you there (virtually).