September 2023 Minutes

September 8, 2023 BCRMTA Meeting

  • At Abbotsford Community Music School
  • In attendance:Adele, Sookja, Leona, Flory, Ewa, Dina, Joyce, Jean

We were brainstorming ideas for the meetings for the upcoming year and came up with some ideas:

  • Oct 6: zoom meeting at 10:00

              *we’ll discuss whether or not we’ll have a scholarship competition in 2024

              *if we do, we’ll need Calvin’s help

  • Nov 3: perhaps a workshop?
  • Dec 1: potluck luncheon at Leona’s

We discussed various workshop possibilities…..Rebekah Maxner, someone regarding injury prevention.

A new branch list will be sent out to all the members.

Are we wanting to have a Canada Music Week Recital?

  • November 17 or 18 or 24th or 25th?
  • We need someone to organize it.
  • We will do awards for highest marks as per other years regardless of whether or not there is a recital. Please send marks to Jean by October 15th

BCRMTA 2024 Conference in Abbotsford September 13 & 14.

  • Dr. John Burge the adjudicator and speaker
  • Clarion Hotel (old Ramada Inn)
  • $249.00
  • Trade show being organized

Discussion around the logistics of having 3 competitions at the provincial level:  vocal, string, & piano.

Dina will research workshop possibilities and dates.  Ewa to look into someone from California.

Please come to the October meeting equipped with a topic for one of the months.