March 21, 2022

Royal Conservatory Practical Exam

Bravo and Congratulations to Katherine C. Katherine completed the Royal Conservatory Practical Exam with a score of 90.  A score of 90 = First Class Honours with Distinction.

Well done, Katherine!

March 6, 2022

RMTA Sonatina/Sonata Festival 2022

The Sonatina/Sonata Festival was held on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

All the students who entered this year received ratings of Superior with Honor or SuperiorWell done!

The evaluation consists of three possible ranks. Points are awarded for each rank. With each increment of 15 points, students are eligible to receive a trophy.

I+ = Superior with Honor
I   = Superior
II  = Excellent


Students Receiving Superior with Honor (I+)

Aidan N
Fletcher K
Katherine C
Matthew L

Students Receiving Superior (I)

Ivy K
Pablo R (also received a 60-point trophy)


January 24, 2022

Royal Conservatory Practical Assessment

Congratulations to Avik D.!

Avik took the Royal Conservatory Level 1 Practical Assessment, two weeks ago.  He received the rating: First Class Honors with Distinction. This rating is given only to students scoring 90-100 marks.

Bravo, Avik!

RMTA Winter Festival 2022

Congratulations and Commendations! The Winter Festival was held on Saturday, January 22.
All the students who entered this year received ratings of Superior with Honor or SuperiorWell done!

The evaluation consists of three possible ranks. Points are awarded for each rank. With each increment of 15 points, students are eligible to receive a trophy.

I+ = Superior with Honor
I   = Superior
II  = Excellent


Students Receiving Superior with Honor (I+)

Abhinav S.
Aidan N.
Binson P.
(also received the 75 point trophy)
Chloe E.
Ivy K.
Katherine C. (also received the 105 point trophy)
Maheera D. (also received the 45 point trophy)
Matea D.
Phashanti T.
Rajveer R.

Students Receiving Superior (I)

Ellen D.
Katie Lynn E.
Shikhar R.
Vishwa S.


August 2, 2021

RMTA Jazz Competition 2021

Congratulations to Binson P., who won 1st place in the 7th grade division of the 2021 Richardson Music Teachers Association Jazz Competition. He performed Glenda Austin's Jazz Suite No. 2, first movement. Bravo, Mr. Binson!



June 28, 2021

2021 RMTA Sonatina/Sonata Festival

Each Spring the Richardson Music Teachers Association hosts the Sonatina/Sonata Festival. This year’s festival was held in February 2021.

Sonatas are musical pieces using a standard pattern for organizing musical melodies and harmonies. Sonatinas are “little” sonatas. Students must prepare and memorize their piece for the festival and receive a judge’s evaluation and a certificate for their performance.

The evaluation consists of three possible ranks. 
Points are awarded for each rank. With each increment of 15 points, students are eligible to receive a trophy.

I+ = Superior with Honor
I   = Superior
II  = Excellent

Congratulations to the following students!

Students receiving the rating Superior with Honor:
Aidan N.
Binson P.
Kailee S. - and her 45 point trophy
Katherine C. and her 90 point trophy
Lauren C. and her 105 point trophy
Rajveer R. and his 45 point trophy
Ryan D. and his 90 point trophy
Shikhar R. and his 75 point trophy
Vishalya S. and her 45 point trophy

Students receiving the rating Superior:
Alex B.
Kody S.
Sydney H.

June 20, 2021

2021 RMTA Spring Recital Festival

The RMTA Spring Recital Festival is the opportunity for student's to showcase and perform one of the following types of music repertoire:

  • jazz-boogie-rock-swing-rag
  • pop
  • movie
  • Broadway
  • videogame
  • New Age
  • Latin rhythms
  • patriotic songs
  • folk songs
  • non-classical repertoire 
  • lead sheet accompaniment
Congratulations to all participants and their excellent performances!
I+ = Superior with Honor
I = Superior

Some students received trophies for having reached a number of points accrued with past participations in RMTA festivals over the years. Those without trophies at this time are currently accumulating points toward trophies. Ribbons are given for those participating in a festival for the first time and earning a I or I+ rating.

Superior with Honor

Abhinav S. - plus a ribbon
Aidan N. - plus 60 point trophy
Alex B. - plus 75 point trophy
Anya D. - plus 15 point trophy
Avik D.
Binson P. - plus 60 point trophy
Chloe E. - plus a ribbon
Fletcher K. - plus 45 point trophy
Joshua S.
Kailee S. - plus 45 point trophy
Katherine C.
Katie Lynn E.
Lauren C.
Maheera D.
Matthew L.
Nanditha S. - plus 45 point trophy
Nicolas L. - plus a ribbon
Phu P. - plus 30 point trophy
Rachel P.
Rajveer R.
Shikhar R.
Sydney H. - plus 60 point trophy
Vishalya S.
Vishwa S. - plus a ribbon

Superior

Kody S.
Matea D.