BC Registered Music Teachers' Association Victoria Branch



Please note that students must be currently studying with a member of the

Victoria Branch to be eligible for these competitions.

Murray Adaskin Composition Competition                                                            Pat Williamson

This annual competition is open to all levels and disciplines.  The Canada Music Week Featured Composer judges the competition.  Winners perform their pieces at the Canada Music Week Concert in November.

Important changes:

  • Application deadline is now June 30.
  • If possible, performers should include an audio recording with their entry.


Madeleine Till Open Competition                                                                            Geraldine Pugh

This juried annual award is open to advanced students (ARCT Performance level) of any discipline. This is held annually in January.  Applications are accepted until December 1.

Amount awarded:  $300 *


Mary Adamson Young Artist Competition                                                              Wendy Maggiora

This advanced piano competition is held once every two years in anticipation of the Provincial and National Piano Competitions.  Application deadline is December 1st.

Amount awarded:  TBA, plus travel expenses to the Provincial Competition


* Subject to change.

Friday, Jun 30 All Day
Wednesday, Sep 20 at 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Saturday, Sep 30 All Day
Sunday, Oct 15 All Day