Congratulations to the "Winner of the Willard Schultz Most Promising Performing Artist Award- Jamie Phillips-Freedman, Yukon"
This is a notable accomplishment for a student from the Yukon. It also carries a $1500 prize. Congratulatios Jamie!
“Promoting the love and knowledge of music through teaching and performance.”
Yukon Registered Music Teachers offer lessons in piano, strings, orchestra, woodwinds, brass, percussion, voice and theories. Instruction varies across many musical styles, from classical to jazz.
Our teachers maintain high musical and academic qualifications. It is important that students receive quality music instruction from the beginning. Students are encouraged to achieve their best musical potential.
YRMTA is committed to furthering the art of music through programs that support teaching and performance while offering professional growth and networking opportunities for teachers and musicians. Master classes, workshops and private lessons with visiting musicians and instructors inspire students, teachers and parents.
The association presents a number of fine cultural events through public concerts and organized studio recitals. Many of the YRMTA members are active performers who contribute to the Yukon arts community.
YRMTA strives to educate and encourage teachers and students alike in their musical pursuits through its support of the following local programs and events:
Whitehorse Concerts – Youth Tickets for Series and Workshops
Suzuki Strings Association – Winter Camps and Workshops
RCME: Practical Exams
RCME: Theory Exams
Rotary Music Festival
Yukon Summer Music Camp
As well YRMTA cooperates with other musical organizations in the community and Territory.
From the small salon concerts of the late 60s to the present day association of dedicated teachers, YRMTA has become intrinsically woven into the cultural fabric of the Yukon.
Any musicians and teachers interested in becoming a member of the YRMTA, or parents and students seeking quality music instruction please contact us. A directory of current music teachers is available here.
YRMTA Members Private
The Inspire Song - North for 90 scholarship deadline
This scholarship is created for youth/young adults 12 to 18 years of age who are inspired to write original songs or music.
Piano Recital featuring Jamie Phillips-Freedman
Jamie Phillips-Freedman will be performing repertoire he has prepared for the CFMTA National Piano Competition. The competition will be held in Winnipeg on July, 2019. This recital is sponsored by YRMTA and will raise funds to pay for his travel and accommodation expenses. All are welcome. Admission is by donation.
Student Recital piano, voice, instrumental)
All are welcome. Admission is free. Featuring the students of Joyce and Henry Klassen.
Student Gr. 10 Piano Recital
YRMTA presents a Grade 10 Piano Recital performed by Annie Li and Phoebe Qiu (students of Joyce Klassen) All are welcome! Admission is free.
Bursary 2019 Deadline May 23
BRUCE & PAT HARVEY MEMORIAL FUND 2019 BURSARIES The purpose of the fund is to provide encouragement to persons who show aptitude and diligence in their music studies, particularly but not exclusively the piano. Applications for bursaries are invited from music students.
Applications for the above Fund are available here and must be received by May 23, 2019.
Sumi Kim Piano Recital
Sumi Kim will give a piano recital at the Riverdale Baptist Church on Thursday evening, May 23 at 7:00. Admission by Donation.
Rotary Music and Dance Festival April 3 - 13, 2019
Rotary Music and Dance Festival April 3 - 13, 2019
Registration begins soon! Are you ready?
YRMTA Music Teachers’ Recital
A fundraising event. Featuring: Keitha Clark Barry Kitchen Joyce &Henry Klassen Katie Avery Keiko Fujise Andrea McColeman and more....
Christine Donkin Composer Workshop Weekend
Yukon Registered Music Teachers Association presents: A series of Composition workshops with Canadian Composer Christine Donkin Jan 11,12,13,14th 2019 Registration due by Nov 23rd, 2018
YRMTA Member's Teachers' Meeting
There will be an annual teacher's meeting following the Canada Music Week Recital on November 25 at 4pm
Canada Week Recital
Our annual Canada Week Recital has been booked for Sunday, November 25 @ Riverdale Baptist Church. The concert will be from 3 to 4ish.
Klassen Year- End Student Recital
Henry and Joyce Klassen are having their year-end student recital on Monday, June 4 at 7:00 pm at the Riverdale Baptist Church.
ARCT RECITAL - Jamie Phillips-Freedman
His music is 45 - 50 minutes in length.
All are welcome to come and enjoy this recital.
Rotary 50th Anniversary Alumni Concert
2018 is the 50th Anniversary of the Rotary Music Festival. The festival is an annual music event held during the month of April every year in Whitehorse. Performance opportunities are offered to music students in a variety of classes in piano, flute, woodwinds, voice, strings, guitar, percussion, accordion, bands, choirs, ensembles and the festival now offers a dance component. Yukon has a wealth of young musicians, singers and dancers. Like Olympic athletes, they have a solid backup team who support them every step of the way. So, we thank their families and teachers who help them discover the joy of music and performance. This year is very special. We’re acknowledging an entire generation of people for whom music enriched and in some cases, directed the paths of their careers. What a rich legacy all those music teachers have created. Imagine, students who performed years ago at the Rotary Music Festival are now watching their own children perform!
Music Teacher's Recital
Olivier de Colombel Henry and Joyce Klassen
guitar! piano! voice! violin! saxophone!
Piano Duo Master Class
Friday January 12: 7 PM
Piano duo, the Bergmann's will conduct a master class at the Klassens studio, 17 Liard Road. Two Piano Tornado and possible other duos will work with the Bergmann's.
On Saturday, January 13 Whitehorse Concerts presents the Bergmann Duo at the Yukon Arts Centre Pre-Concert Chat in the Studio Theatre at 7pm Concert at 8pm https://www.yukontickets.com/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent1659.html
YRMTA Teaching Tips Workshop
Sunday January 7: 2PM Teaching Tips. Bring your favourite teaching tip to share with colleagues at the Klassens, 17 Liard Road. This is a great time to network, share, and learn as we delve into the second half of the teaching year.