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Spring 2020
Spring 2020
Financial Reports   -   Former ORMTA Young Artist   -   Canada Music Week   -   ORMTA Convention 2020

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Summer 2020
Summer 2020
Former ORMTA Young Artist   -   Pedagogy Award 2020   -   Book Review   -   Contribution to Teaching Award   -   Music Writing Competition   -   Convention Cancellation

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Winter 2019
Winter 2019
ORMTA Pedagogy Award   -   ORMTA Contribution to Teaching Award   -   Ron Spadafore, "Mr. ORMTA"   -   Minutes of 2019 AGM   -   Former ORMTA Young Artist   -   College and University Directory   -   2019 Provincial Competitions   -   ORMTA Convention 2020   -   2020 Music Writing Competition   -   Filling the Gap in Formal Piano Instruction

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About NOTES Magazine

NOTES Magazine is the definitive information resource of the Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association. With three issues annually (Spring, Summer, and Fall), NOTES offers interesting articles on pedagogical concepts and research, news on ORMTA activities and initiatives, and reviews of teaching materials - important information for the ORMTA member and wider music teaching community!

Ways to Receive NOTES:

Online (Free!) - the latest issues of Notes are available here at ormta.org (see left menu) for your viewing pleasure. ORMTA members and mailing list subscribers will be notified by email when a new issue is released. 

Hard Copy/Paper Form:
  • ORMTA members ($25/year) - added to annual membership dues if requested
  • To pre-order a single upcoming issue, please contact Nancy Dale ($8.50/issue)
  • *Non-member Canadian (available on request)
  • *Non-member International (available on request)
*To subscribe to Notes in paper form, contact Nancy Dale & mail a cheque made payable to "ORMTA" to Nancy Dale, ORMTA Treasurer, PO Box 1639,Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, L0S1J0

Accessing Back Issues of Notes Magazine:

Other than the latest issues available on this web site, ORMTA also supplies copies to the Canadian National Archives.

Advertising in Notes Magazine:

If you are an organization that would like to reach a large group of music teaching professionals, we invite you to advertise in NOTES. Please contact Joyce Co  for more information.


Submission Information:


All submissions must be received by the following deadlines: May 1st (summer issue), October 1st (fall issue), February 1st (spring issue).  

Reports from the Branches are limited to 400 words. Written reprint permission must accompany all text where applicable. High resolution digital photos in .jpg format and text in Microsoft Word or PDF are preferred. Email as attachments to the NOTES editor 
Patrick McCormick. Editor and ORMTA Provincial Council have full editorial authority.

For other submissions, such as pedagogical articles and longer manuscripts, please click here.


The ORMTA thanks all of our generous sponsors and volunteer contributors that make NOTES Magazine possible!