Useful Links

Festivals and Competitions list

Refer to our comprehensive list of music festivals and competitions, complied by Christie Smith from Long & McQuade and Robert Batt from the Vancouver BCRMTA Branch. The list includes festivals outside of Vancouver and will be updated every year. Anyone who wishes to include other missing festivals could email Christie Smith.


Canadian Music Centre

The Piano Page

Piano World

Classic Composers Biography

Classic Net – Composer Data and Works

Victoria Conservatory of Music


Canadian Federation of Music Teachers Association (CFMTA)

Canadian Music Educators’ Association (CMEA)

Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM)

Conservatory Canada (CC)

London College of Music (LCM)

Trinity College London

Ontario Registered Music Teachers’ Association (ORMTA)

Nova Scotia Registered Music Teachers’ Association (NSRMTA)

Association of Music Teachers of Quebec (APMQMTA)

Alberta Registered Music Teachers’ Association (ARMTA)

Newfoundland & Labrador Registered Music Teachers’ Association

Richmond Music Festival (Nov 11-26, 2023)

Teaching tools

J.S. Bach Well Tempered Clavier Music Files

Chopin Works

Tod Machover – Brain Opera

Beethoven Center

The Unheard Beethoven

Metropolitan Opera Synopses

A Musical Glossary and Guide for Kids – “thanks to Jessica – Harrison Park Community Music Programme”

A Playground for Music Education and Music Theory – “thanks to Greer Bradford – North Mountain Institute, Manitoba”


Ticketmaster Canada

Vancouver Opera

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Vancouver Chamber Choir

Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Orpheum Theatre

Chan Centre

Vancouver Recital Society

Richmond Gateway Theatre

Richmond Orchestra and Chorus Association