Formerly a part of the NDG Arts and Letters Festival, the Montreal Classical Music Festival, draws each year an increasing number of participants as well as attracting a greater public audience.
Since 2000, the QMTA has assumed directorship of the Festival, a responsibility which for many years was cared for by Mrs. Milda Ruffo, in partnership with the Borough of Verdun.
As of 2019, the event will be sponsored and hosted by the prestigious École de musique Vincent-d'Indy.
DESCRIPTION | The Montreal Classical Music Festival is a competition designed for young musicians aged 5 to 23 (singers 30) who are currently studying music with a QMTA member, in one of the following categories: music writing, voice, piano, strings, violin, cello, winds, and guitar.
SESSIONS | Performance sessions will take place at École de musique Vincent-d'Indy, 628, ch. Cote-Ste-Catherine, Outremont, H2V 2C5, May 18 to 20, 2019. Admission is free.
GALA | A Gala and Awards ceremony will be presented at École de musique Vincent-d'Indy, 628 ch. Côte-Ste-Catherine, Outremont H2V 2C5, on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 7 p.m. General admission: $10 or free for participants, sponsors, and children under 12.
ORGANIZING COMMITTEE | The committee is comprised of: David Côté as coordinator, Marybelle Frappier and Monique Armand as assistant-coordinators, Danielle Langevin as secretary-registrar, and Patrycia Meunier as treasurer.
SPONSORSHIP | To become a sponsor, please submit the sponsorship e-form.
Montreal Classical Music Festival
336 St. Francis Blvd, Suite 2,
Chateauguay (Quebec) J6J 1Z3
|5, 6, 7 years or less||Élém. IV||1||Prép.|
|8, 9 years or less||Élém. V||2||1|
|10, 11 years or less||Élém. VI||3||2|
|12 years or less||Sec. I||4||3|
|13 years or less||Sec. II||5||4|
|14 years or less||Sec. III||6||5|
|15 years or less||Sec. IV||7||6|
|16 years or less||Sec. V||8||7|
|17 years or less||Coll. I||9||8|
|18 years or less||Coll. II||10||9|
|23 years or less||University||ARCT||Post-laureate|
Cheques or money orders, made out to Montreal Classical Music Festival and dated no later than March 15, 2018;
IMPORTANT NOTE: Do not include membership dues along with Festival entry fees. Overpayments will revert to the MCMF Bursary Fund.
5-11 years and under
12-16 years and under
|$ 35||$ 40||$ 50|
Piano duo & trio
|$ 25||$ 30||$ 30|
Entry fees towards music writing competition are not the same.
Marie-Jeanne Fortier Trophy : piano solo 9 years and under
Henry Finkel Trophy : piano solo 13 years and under
Rose Goldblatt Trophy : piano solo 17 years and under
Coop Vincent-d'Indy Trophy : piano solo 18 years and over
John RingwoodTrophy : piano concerto
Daisy Palos Trophy : piano ensemble
Mavis Veit Trophy : voice
William Stevens Trophy : guitar
Daphne Sandercock Trophy : violin 13 years and under
Rita Barg Trophy : violin 14 years and over
Mhairi Thomson-Tessier Trophy : cello
EMV Trophy : music writing
Senior grand champion and Junior grand champion of all categories offered by Quebec Music Education Foundation.
|8 years and under||5 minutes||$ 30|
|11 years and under||7 minutes||$ 35|
|15 years and under||10 minutes||$ 40|
|19 years and under||15 minutes||$ 45|
|23 years and under||20 minutes||$ 50|
All messages are sent through teachers, who will forward them to their students.
All efforts will be made to ensure that all documents, convocations, certificates, etc. are drawn in the competitors preferred language, as indicated on the entry form.
David Côté, director
Marybelle Frappier, assistant-coordinator
Monique Armand, assistant-coordinator
Danielle Langevin, secretary-registrar
Patrycia Meunier, treasurer