Yukon Music Festival

April 21-23, 2022

The Yukon Music Festival is an exciting new music showcase!

This event features 130 students representing 16 teachers, 6 different instruments and four centuries of music!

All performances take place at the Riverdale Baptist Church/Whitehorse United Church. 

Everyone welcome. Admission by donation.

Canada Music Week Online Concert

Celebrating Canada Music Week in the Yukon!

The YMTA's Canada Music Week online concert features a lovely selection of Yukon students performing Canadian compositions in a diverse range of styles. 

Come celebrate our local talent and Canadian composers!

About Canada Music Week:   

The aims of Canada Music Week are to bring to the attention of the public, through various means, the importance of Canadian music; to support composers and performers of Canadian music; to introduce contemporary music to young Canadians and stimulate a keener appreciation and understanding of this music, and to encourage music educators to widen their knowledge and experience of Canadian works.    

Canada Music Week is organized by the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers' Associations. Thousands of Canadians experience Canada Music Week festivities each year in their communities.

YRMTA: Teaching in the North

In July 2021, the Yukon Registered Music Teachers' Association presented an online panel at the CFMTA's Connecting Canada Conference.  

Join members of the YRTMA as they discuss the challenges and opportunities of teaching in North. 

Panel Host: Annie Avery

Guests: Joyce Klassen, Ellen Thompson, Danette Readman, Barbara Chamberlin, Keitha Clark,  Barbara Barchen, 

Yukon Music Teachers in Concert!

Yukon Registered Music Teachers Association presents their annual fundraiser concert featuring Yukon Music Teachers. 

This year’s performance was an on-line streamed show, recorded at the Yukon Arts Centre. You can hear piano, guitar, marimba, violin and voice playing classical, jazz, pop, original compositions, and more! 

Performers include Barry Kitchen, Mother-daughter duo Joyce Klassen and Connie Penner, Annie Avery, Keitha Clark, Katie Avery, Tom Connor, Keiko Fujise, Brenda Lee Katerenchuk, Barbara Chamberlin and Logan Bennet. 

Enjoy this much loved and anticipated annual offering and support your local music teachers!

 

Canada Music Week Online Concert

The Yukon Registered Music Teachers' Association is hosting a special online concert to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Canada Music Week.    

This concert features respected Yukon composers and performers, as well as talented YRMTA students playing Canadian compositions.   

The show was pre-recorded at the Yukon Art Centre and is available to watch online at the YRMTA website anytime during the week of Nov. 22-28.   

Many thanks to Whitehorse Concerts, Yukon Arts Centre and PJ Productions for making this concert possible.   

About Canada Music Week:  

The aims of Canada Music Week are to bring to the attention of the public, through various means, the importance of Canadian music; to support composers and performers of Canadian music; to introduce contemporary music to young Canadians and stimulate a keener appreciation and understanding of this music, and to encourage music educators to widen their knowledge and experience of Canadian works.   

Canada Music Week is organized by the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers' Associations. Thousands of Canadians experience Canada Music Week festivities each year in their communities.