Calendar

2023-2024 Calendar

General meetings are at 9:30 AM and are usually followed by a guest speaker at 10:30 AM.

September 2023

11-25 Library display at the Brighouse (Main) branch (100-7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond)
17 Provincial meeting 9:30 AM on Zoom 
20 Executive meeting 9:30 AM on Zoom

October 2023

4 General Meeting 9:30 AM; Guest Speaker 10:30 AM: Bob Kohl & Laurie Gris (from Long & McQuade Vancouver) Pop-Up Store for Christmas/Seasonal/Canada Music Week Books discount 25%. Guest Speaker 10:30 AM: Birgit Giesser on Teaching and Therapy: Helping diverse learners succeed as musicians and in life at the South Arm United Church, 11051 No. 3 Road, Richmond, BC.  (map
18 Executive meeting 9:30 AM on Zoom
27 November Recital entries due
TBA Rotary Hospice House 1:30 pm (6460 No. 4 Road, Richmond)

November 2023

1 (ONLINE) General Meeting 9:30 AM; Guest Speaker 10:30 AM: Jarred Dunn on Crafting Classical Sonatas: Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven on Zoom
3 July 1 – Sept 30 (All piano, instrumentalists, voice, pedagogy) marks & entries due for medal awards
3 Aberdeen Centre application due
10 Winter Wonderland application due
19 Canada Music Week Celebration (Non-Canadian allowed), Pre-grade & General Recitals  
22 Executive meeting 9:30 AM on Zoom
TBA Rotary Hospice House 1:30 pm (6460 No. 4 Road, Richmond)

December 2023

2 Winter Wonderland performance (Sat 2:30pm – 3:30pm)
3 Aberdeen Centre performance (Sun 1:30pm – 5:00pm)
6 General Meeting 11:15 AM; Christmas Luncheon 11:45 AM at FOGG N’ SUDS, 10720 Cambie Road Richmond, B.C.
TBA Rotary Hospice House 1:30 pm (6460 No. 4 Road, Richmond)

January 2024 (53rd Anniversary)

1 – 31 Online Membership Renewal (http://bcrmta.bc.ca/product/richmond/)
2 Accepting payment for in-branch membership renewal
24 Executive meeting 9:30 am on Zoom
TBA Rotary Hospice House 1:30 pm (6460 No. 4 Road, Richmond)

February 2024

1-15 Online Membership Renewal (http://bcrmta.bc.ca/product/richmond/)
2 February Recital entries due
7 General Meeting 9:30 AM; Guest Speaker 10:30 AM: Dr. Henri-Paul Sicsic on Learning and Teaching: The student and teacher in all of us at the South Arm United Church, 11051 No. 3 Road, Richmond, BC.  (map
7 Deadline for in-branch membership renewal
15 Last day to renew membership online (www.bcrmta.bc.ca)
21 Executive meeting 9:30 am on Zoom 
25 Branching Out: Pre-grade and General Recitals
TBA Rotary Hospice House 1:30 pm (6460 No. 4 Road, Richmond)

March 2024

1 Richmond Branch Piano Competition application due 
1 Oct 1, 2023 – Jan 31, 2024 (All piano, instrumentalists, voice, pedagogy) marks & entries due for medal awards
6 Annual General Meeting, General Meeting, Members Meet & Greet 9:30 AM, Guest Speaker 10:30 AM: Bob Kohl & Laurie Gris (from Long & McQuade Vancouver) Pop-Up Store 25% discount at the South Arm United Church, 11051 No. 3 Road, Richmond, BC.  (map
6 Richmond Branch Scholarships applications due
6 Winifred Proud Memorial Scholarships applications due
6 Richmond Branch Community Service Scholarships applications due
20 Executive meeting 9:30 AM on Zoom
22 April 14, 2024 Recital entries due
TBA Rotary Hospice House 1:30 pm (6460 No. 4 Road, Richmond)
18-31 Library display at the Brighouse (Main) branch (100-7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond)

 April 2024

1-11 Library display at the Brighouse (Main) branch (100-7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond)
3 General Meeting 9:30 AM; Guest Speaker 10:30 AM: Dr. Rudy Rozanski on An overview of technical exercises and studies and how to implement them at the South Arm United Church, 11051 No. 3 Road, Richmond, BC.  (map
  April Online Recital entries due
12 May 5, 2024 Recital entries due
14 Linda Niamath Memorial Recital, Pre-grade and General Recitals
17 Executive meeting 9:30 AM on Zoom
21 Provincial meeting 9:30 AM, AGM Branch Report due on ZOOM
28 Pre-grade and General Recitals (ONLINE)
TBA Rotary Hospice House 1:30 pm (6460 No. 4 Road, Richmond)

May 2024

1 General Meeting 9:30 AM;  Guest Speaker 10:30 AM: Ildiko Skeldon on Mock Examination with a Senior RCM Examiner at the South Arm United Church, 11051 No. 3 Road, Richmond, BC.  (map
5 Pre-grade and General Recitals 
17 June Recital entries due
22 Executive meeting 9:30 AM on Zoom 
31 Feb 1 – April 30 (All piano, instrumentalists, voice, pedagogy) marks & entries due for medal awards
TBA Rotary Hospice House 1:30 pm  (6460 No. 4 Road, Richmond)

June 2024

5 General Meeting 11:00 AM; Year End Luncheon 11:45 AM at TBA.
9 Award Recognition, Pre-grade & General Recitals
19 Executive meeting 9:30 AM on Zoom 
TBA Rotary Hospice House 1:30 pm  (6460 No. 4 Road, Richmond)
 
July 2024
5-6 CFMTA/FCAPM Connecting Canada 2024 – Building Strong Foundations – July 5 – 6, 2024, https://www.cfmta.org/en/connecting-canada-2024/
 
August 2024
11-25 Library display at the Brighouse (Main) branch (100-7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond)
16? May 1 – June 30 (All piano, instrumentalists, Voice, Pedagogy) marks & entries due for medal awards
 
September 2024
13-14 Provincial Conference (Abbotsford, B.C.) – https://abc.abbotsfordmusicbcrmta.com
  Provincial meeting 9:30am on Zoom?
 
July 2025
3-5 CFMTA/FCAPM 2025 National Conference – July 3 – 5, 2025, www.montreal2025.ca