Winner of CFMTA classical voice competition

Congratulations go out to Diana Rockwell who took First Place with a prize of $5000 at the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers’ Association’s Vocal Competition held in Edmonton on July 7!Congratulations also go out to her collaborative pianist Shannon Heibert and her voice teacher, MTA-NWT member, John Tessier. 

MTA-NWT Annual General Meeting

All Music Teachers, Members Past and Present and other people interested in the Yellowknife Music Festival or any of our other activities are welcome to attend the AGM to learn more about us. You don’t have to be a member to attend the AGM, nor do you have to be a music teacher to join … Read more

Anna Pontin

Anna Pontin grew up in Yellowknife and entered the Yellowknife Music Festival for many years, sang in the Yellowknife Youth Choir, starred as ‘Annie’ in the musical of that name produced by Ptarmigan Ptheatrics, as well as many other musical and theatrical productions since early childhood in Yellowknife. She studied singing with Susan Shantora and … Read more

Jonathan Raine

Having grown up in Yellowknife, Johnathan Raine began his musical studies with Ardith Dean and Anita Kuzma and was a participant in Yellowknife’s first music festival in 2009. He has since performed in many solo and collaborative recitals, including the inaugural gala concert for the Morinville Arts Centre alongside members of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. … Read more