DECEMBER 2020

Only two more weeks until a well deserved Christmas break! To say this has been a difficult Fall would be an understatement. Learning how to teach remotely, following all the pandemic rules, and not being able to plan from week to week because of Covid-19 has been incredibly trying. From what I have been told … Read more

OCTOBER 2020

Congratulations to all music teachers, you survived September! Many of you have said it was so great just to be back with your students. Conditions in our schools are all over the place, from schools being allowed to perform but adhering to strict covid guidelines, to schools that do not allow music at all, and … Read more

SEPTEMBER 2020

Welcome back to what most certainly will be a unique year! ¬†As everyone starts a new school year this month you will have many challenges but I know you are all excited to be back with your students again. Music teachers are a special breed of educators that will find a way to somehow keep … Read more

2020 FESTIVAL

As a result of major theatre renovations at the Banff Centre the Festival will not take place in 2020. We look forward to continuing the great history of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Festival as the jewel of Canadian festivals once the theatre renovations have taken place. Check the web page next year for up dated … Read more

2019 FESTIVAL VERY SUCCESSFUL

The 2019 festival was another great event. From all accounts every part of the festival was successful. We received very positive reports on the clinic work done by the facilitators. Both the Festival and Showcase Concerts were a great success. The new Special Sessions were really popular and very well received. The TPDP program has … Read more

SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

Congratulations to the following winners. INTERNATIONAL MUSIC CAMP SCHOLARSHIP Sarah Bell – Vincent Massey High School Adrian De Guzman – New Westminster High School SAVE THE MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP Nicholas De Souza – Holy Cross High School Grant Alexander – St. Mary’s High School