(K-W Branch event dates posted:  June 10, 2016 and last updated:  November 1, 2016)

A Warm Welcome to the Kitchener-Waterloo Branch
of the Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association!


2016-2017 Kitchener-Waterloo Branch Executive:


President:            Donna Mak             dmakormta@rogers.com
Vice President:     Susan Robinson         susan@everywhere.ca       
Past-President:    Paul Coates             mr.paul@rogers.com
Treasurer:             Carolyn Pratt              prattcc2@gmail.com
Secretary:            Fiona Mendes            mendesfiona@gmail.com



Convenors: 
Young Artist Recital:   Edith Covach
Musical Masquerade Recitals: Donna Mak*, Helena Liew
Pop Rep Recitals: Ivana Jokic
Canada Music:    Joanne Bender*, Ilva Gierman, Laura Burke, Julie Armes
Workshops:               Carol Ditner-Wilson, Ivana Jokic, Susan Robinson, Carolyn Pratt
Branch Competitions:             Lisa Pardys*, Michele Wilmot, Julie Evans
Zone Competitions (if applicable): Susan Robinson
Spring Recitals: Fiona Mendes 
K-W Awards of Recognition: Donna Mak


Other:
Hearts & Flowers:       Mildred Freeman-Rieder
Hospitality (General Meeting Refreshments, Lunch for Full Days): Jane Trafford*, Helena Liew
Social (Holiday Events, Special Events, Extra Excursions): Donna Mak
Music Club (Coordinates Hosts):   Susan Robinson
Branch Website Page:             Susan Robinson



2016-2017 K-W Event Schedule:
Check for periodic updates and additions! 


Event #1: 

Fall General Meeting  

Monday, September 19, 2016 at 10:00 am-12:30 pm
SAKCC, 75 Tillsley Dr, Kitchener, N2E 3T1


Event completed!



Event #2: 
Canadian Music Session

Event completed!



Event #3:            
Young Artist Recital: ANDREW FU
Saturday, October 15, 2016, 3:00 pm 

Events completed!




Event #4:

Musical Masquerade Recitals:
Saturday, October 29, 2016

Mount Zion Lutheran Church, 29 Westmount Rd. S., Waterloo, N2L 2K4 

A popular event day of scheduled recitals where students in costumes perform with or without music, and receive take-home treats!  Teachers in costumes add to the fun!



Event completed: Record-breaking participation in five scheduled recitals! 



Event #5:

Canada Music Week MASTER CLASSES & RECITAL:

Saturday, Nov.26, 2016 between 8:30 am-6:00 pm 


Event Completed


Event #6:
 

Winter *Meeting & Workshop 
Monday, November 28, 2016 at *9:30 am-12:30 pm
SAKCC, 75 Tillsley Dr, Kitchener, N2E 3T1

Teaching Students to Improvise with Clinician: Frank Horvat @ 10 am-12 noon 
 
Event Completed





Event #7: 

Holiday Lunch Party at King's Buffet, Kitchener
Monday, December 5, 2016 @ 11:30 am


Event Completed!

Event #8:


Pop Rep Recital:
Saturday, February 11, 2017. Schedule will fall within 12-5 pm.
Entry deadline:  Sat, January 28, 2017 by noon.
Mount Zion Lutheran Church, 29 Westmount Rd. S., Waterloo, N2L 2K4 
No fee for students to participate.  
Admission for audience is $5 per family (max. 2 adults in the same family; young siblings free).

for more info click here:
KWORMTAPopInfo2017.docx

for registration click here:
KWORMTAPops2017RegistrationForm.docx

Contact:  Ivana Jokic  @  jokic.ivana@hotmail.com

Event Completed

BONUS SOCIAL EVENT!!


What:  Bowling Fun/ Social time with Fellow teachers!

Where:   Kingpin Bowling at Bingemans, 425 Centre Drive, Kitchener

When:  Monday, February 27, 11:00 a.m.

Event Completed



Event #9:
Spring General Meeting:
Monday, March 27, 2017 at 10:00 am-12 noon
SAKCC, 75 Tillsley Dr, Kitchener, N2E 3T1

With special guests Laurie Oakley (teaching aids for music) and Jockie Loomer Kruger (creative illustrater). Come get inspired!

 
Contact/RSVP: Susan Robinson , Fiona Mendes, and Jane Trafford @susan@everywhere.ca



Event #10:
Branch Competitions:
Saturday, April 1, 2017 (Time frame and schedule to be verified):
Entry and payment deadline:  Sat, March 4, 2017.

A day of scheduled competition classes, with adjudicator Carol McFadden

Mount Zion Lutheran Church, 29 Westmount Rd. S., Waterloo, N2L 2K4

Click here for application form and information Branch competition application 2017.docx

Contact:  Lisa Pardys , Michele Wilmot, and Julie Evans @  tl.pardys@gmail.com 




Event #11:
Spring Recital and K-W ORMTA Awards of Recognition:

Saturday, May 6, 2017 (Schedule will fall within 12-5pm)
Deadline for all entries:  Saturday, April 22, 2017 by noon.
Mount Zion Lutheran Church, 29 Westmount Rd. S., Waterloo, N2L 2K4 

No fee for students to participate.  
Admission for audience is $5 per family (max. 2 adults in the same family; young siblings free).

Teachers are invited to submit as many of their own students as they wish to perform. Complete info required at same time of submission for: (1) Student performer's name(s),  (2) Title/Piece,  (3) Composer/Artist, (4) Performance Duration (limit of 3-4 minutes per performance).

Entries to be sent to:
Fiona Mendes @
mendesfiona@gmail.com


To submit Award Recommendations/Nomination Letters, please click here:
2017 KWORMTA Awards of Recognition.pdf

Completed entries to be sent to:
Donna Mak @ at dmakormta@rogers.com





Event #12:
Zone Competitions (if applicable):
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Contact:  Susan Robinson @ susan@everywhere.ca




Event #13:
Annual General Meeting and Party: 
Friday, June 2, 2017 10 a.m.
Angies Kitchen, St Agatha
Contact/RSVP: Susan Robinson , Fiona Mendes, and Jane Trafford @ susan@everywhere.ca





2015-2016 Kitchener-Waterloo Branch Executive:

President:      Donna Mak ......................................  dmakormta@rogers.com
Vice President: Susan Robinson................................... susan@everywhere.ca
Past President: Paul Coates........................................ mr.paul@rogers.com
Treasurer: Carolyn Pratt....................................... prattcc2@gmail.com
Secretary: Fiona Mendes...................................... mendesfiona@gmail.com


Convenors:

Recitals & Events:
Musical Masquerade Recitals..................................................................Donna Mak
Canada Music Master Classes/Recital..................Joanne Bender, Ilva Gierman, Jane Trafford 
Pop Music Recital.....................................Ivana Jokic, Carol Ditner-Wilson,Edith Covach
Special 80th Year Birthday Celebrations,
Spring Recitals,
and K-W ORMTA Recognition Awards.......................................................Donna Mak
 
           
Young Artist Recital...........................................................................Edith Covach
Competitions (Branch)...........................................................Lisa Pardys (Branch) 
Competitions (Zone)..........................................................Susan Robinson (Zone)

Other:                
Hospitality (Meeting refreshments, Clinician/Adjudicator lunches, AGM).........Jane Trafford
Social (Special/Holiday Events, Extra Activities and Excursions).................... Donna Mak
Hearts & Flowers.................................................................. Mildred Freeman Rieder
Music Club.................................................................................... Susan Robinson
Clavier Subscriptions............................................................Christine Klaver-Schmidt
Workshops...........................................................................................Donna Mak
Branch Web Page...................................................................................Donna Mak

#21. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & PARTY!  

*Update: Event completed! 





#19 and #20.  

CELEBRATING ORMTA'S 80th BIRTHDAY YEAR!

*Update: All events completed!


#19. Spring Recitals: 

Spring recitals: Donna Mak at  dmakormta@rogers.com *Update:  Event completed!

*AND* 

#20. Awards Ceremony/Birthday Party:  

Awards & Celebrations:  Donna Mak at  dmakormta@rogers.com   *Update:  Event Completed!




#18.  HOUSE CONCERT for K-W ORMTA Teachers: 

   RSVP to Ivana Jokic at:  jokic.ivana@hotmail.com      *Update:  Event completed!





#17. CALL FOR ESSAYS:   *Update:  Event completed! 

K-W Notice of CFMTA Essay Competition - May 1 2016.pdf   




#16. BRANCH COMPETITION*Update:  Event completed! 

Contact Lisa Pardys at:  tl.pardys@gmail.com  Adjudicator: Tiiu Haamer

        




#15. SPRING GENERAL MEETING:    *Update: Event completed!

Contact Donna Mak at: dmakormta@rogers.com


 



#14. MUSIC CLUB FOR TEACHERS:  

 *Update:  Event completed!

*RSVP to Elizabeth Sutherland at:  elizabeth.alice.sutherland@gmail.com

            





#13.  CALL FOR COMPOSITIONS     *Update: Events completed!

K-W Notice of CFMTA Call for Compositions - March 1 2016.pdf

and ORMTA MUSIC WRITING COMPETITION 

K-W Notice of ORMTA Music Writing Competition - March 15 2016.pdf

 



#12. CASUAL MEET UP    *Update: Event completed!

Contact Donna Mak at: dmakormta@rogers.com

      



#11. POP MUSIC RECITAL:     *Update: Event completed!

Contact Ivana Jokic about entries at: jokic.ivana@hotmail.com

Contact Carol Ditner-Wilson about jean donations at:  cdw@porchlight.ca

Contact Edith Covach about recital day at:  aeschbacher_e@rogers.com

           

 

10. NEW YEAR GENERAL MEETING:     *Update: Event completed!

Contact Donna Mak at:  dmakormta@rogers.com

 




#9.  HOLIDAY LUNCH 

Contact Donna Mak at:  dmakormta@rogers.com *Update: Event completed!



#8. CANADA MUSIC MASTER CLASSES AND RECITAL:

Contact Joanne, Ilva, and Jane at: joannebender@hotmail.com, dgiermc596@rogers.com, janestudio36@sympatico.ca *UPDATE! Event completed!

  


     #7. Winter General Meeting *Update:  Event completed!

Contact Donna Mak at:  dmakormta@rogers.com



#6. MUSIC CLUB FOR TEACHERS:  *Update: Event completed!

*RSVP to Sandra Gartshore at:  sandragartshore@bell.net


#5. MUSICAL MASQUERADE RECITALS:  *UPDATE: Event completed!

Contact Donna Mak at:  dmakormta@rogers.com

(Photo credits to G. Li and D. Mak)



 #4.  NEW! Review Contest  *Update: Event completed!

Contact Susan at:  susan@everywhere.ca  



#3. YOUNG ARTIST CONCERT: 

Contact Edith Covach at:  aeschbacher_e@rogers. 

*Update:  Event completed!





#2. FALL GENERAL MEETING:  *Update: Event completed!

*Contact Donna Mak at:  dmakormta@rogers.com

 





#1. SOCIAL NIGHT!:  *Update: Event completed!

*Contact Donna Mak at:  dmakormta@rogers.com







2015-2016 K-W ORMTA EVENTS!


2015-2016 Kitchener-Waterloo Branch Executive:
President:      Donna Mak ......................................  dmakormta@rogers.com
Vice President: Susan Robinson................................... susan@everywhere.ca
Past President: Paul Coates........................................ mr.paul@rogers.com
Treasurer: Carolyn Pratt....................................... prattcc2@gmail.com
Secretary: Fiona Mendes...................................... mendesfiona@gmail.com


Convenors:
Young Artist Recital..........................................Edith Covach
Musical Masquerade Recitals..............................Donna Mak
Canada Music Master Classes/Recital...................Joanne Bender, Ilva Gierman, Jane Trafford
Pop Music Recital.............................................Ivana Jokic, Carol Ditner-Wilson,Edith Covach
Competitions (Branch)........................................Lisa Pardys (Branch)
Competitions (Zone)..........................................Susan Robinson (Zone)
 
Special 80th Year Birthday Celebrations,
Spring Recitals,
and K-W ORMTA Recognition Awards.....................Donna Mak
  
Other:                
Hospitality (Meeting refreshments, Clinician/Adjudicator lunches, AGM).......Jane Trafford
Social (Special/Holiday Events, Extra Activities and Excursions)................. Donna Mak
Hearts & Flowers............................................... Mildred Freeman Rieder
Music Club....................................................... Susan Robinson
Clavier Subscriptions..........................................Christine Klaver-Schmidt
Workshops........................................................Donna Mak
Branch Web Page...............................................Donna Mak


2015-2016 
A Warm Welcome to the Kitchener-Waterloo Branch
of the Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association!








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