Annual Events


The Central Toronto Branch hosts several annual events. Details and registration are updated yearly.


What: Children's Halloween Recital (last Sunday of the month).

Who: for children aged 13 years and under. Wear your Halloween costumes while performing!

Coordinator: Anita Beaty

More info: Live on ZOOM. Click here

Register: Click here

Registration Deadline: October 13, 2020 @ 11:59EST


What: In celebration of CANADA MUSIC WEEK, November 22 – 28, ORMTA Central Toronto Branch is holding a Composition Master Class with composer clinician Christopher Norton.  


Students, Teachers, Send us YOUR Music!  

In this composition master class, Connections and MicroJazz composer Christopher Norton will help refine new works by first-time and seasoned composers.    Participants will submit scores and recordings of their works for Mr. Norton to review. 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. 


Submission Deadline: Friday, November 13, 2020 

Entry Fee: $40.00

More info: Click here  

Register here.      



What: Auditions and Scholarship Recital (auditions in the first/second week of November; recital in the last week of November)

Find out more about our bi-annual event here.


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).


Registration opening soon


Scholarship Recital


Date: Sunday, November 29, 2020


Format: Performers chosen from the auditions will perform live on ZOOM for adjudication. 

Coordinator: Michele Comrie


What: Teen & Adult Recital

Who: for teens ages 13 years and older, for adults 18 years and older.

Coordinators: Susan Dennis (teens) & Irene Buttrey (adults)


What: Teachers In Concert Fundraiser

Who: Teachers perform to raise funds for the branch, with silent auction, door prizes and used music sales.

Coordinators: Denise Williams & Jeanette Roberts

Masterclasses: typically scheduled once a year. Past masterclass clinicians include Peter Longworth, Valerie Tryon, Leslie De’Ath, Dr. Darryl Edwards and Jarred Dunn.

Coordinators: Elaine Lau & Joseph Ferretti


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