As a member of the New Brunswick Registered Teachers' Association, you and your students have access to participating in provincial and national programs and competitions, exclusive to Registered Music Teachers.


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. 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.

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Canada 150 Competition

To celebrate Canada's 150th birthday in 2017, NBRMTA is holding the "Canada 150 Competition". This competition is unique, in that it will be for voice and all instruments, cover a variety of ages and levels, and feature only Canadian repertoire. Please visit our "Canada 150 Competition" page for full details as 2017 fast approaches!


NBRMTA Student Composer Competition

The NBRMTA Student Composer Competition is an annual competition. Students can enter their original compositions in various categories as per the chart and guidelines that follow.  Compositions will be judged, with eligible winners advancing to the CFMTA National Student Composer Competition.

Please visit the NBRMTA Student Composer Competition page here for full information.


Call for Compositions

CFMTA holds a Call for Compositions each year to celebrate Canada Music Week. The Call is open to Canadian composers and invites submissions of new, unpublished piano solos and junior choral works.

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Essay Competition

The National CFMTA Essay Competition invites submissions of essays on any topic related to music teaching, pedagogy or performance practice. This competition is open to all Canadian residents currently attending high school, or studying at the university undergraduate and graduate levels.

Please visit the competition webpage here for more information.


Atlantic Young Artist Series

The Atlantic Young Artist Competition and Tour are projects of the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers' Association and its provincial counterparts in New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. The biennial competition takes place in even-numbered years and is open to pianists, singers and instrumentalists between the ages of 16 and 25 (27 for vocalists) who are currently studying with a Registered Music Teacher. Competitors must be performing at the Senior Concert level.

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NBRMTA Provincial Piano Competition

The NBRMTA Provincial Piano Competition is a biennial competition held in odd-numbered years to select a pianist to represent New Brunswick at the CFMTA National Piano Competition.

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NBRMTA Music Competition

The NBRMTA Music Competition is a biennial competition held in even-numbered years. It is open to students of all disciplines [instrumental and voice] who are currently studying with a Registered Music Teacher in New Brunswick. This is a relaxed and enjoyable competition is a chance for your students to have a performance opportunity in advance of festivals and exams.

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Branching Out

Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday! The CFMTA/FCAPM Branching Out project will take place during the next two fiscal years and will be an event to celebrate the 150th birthday of Canada.

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