CFMTA 2018 National Essay Competition
The National CFMTA Essay Competition invites submissions of essays on topics related to music teaching, pedagogy or performance practice. This competition is open to all Canadian residents currently attending at the university undergraduate and graduate levels. There is no fee to enter.
The Lorna Wanzel Prizes are awarded to recipients in each category. Thank you to Dale Wheeler and Christopher Hahn, for serving on the adjudication panel this year. The next Essay Competition deadline is May 1, 2019.
CFMTA is pleased to congratulate the winners of the 2018 National Essay Competition.
University Undergraduate Level
1st place ($1,000) - Emily Leavitt (Mount Allison University)
- Percussion, Passion, and Painting for the Piano: An Exploratory Essay Examining Claude Debussy's use of External Influences
2nd place ($500) - Olivia Adams (University of Western Ontario)
University Graduate Level
1st place ($1,000) - Fransicso Reyes Peguero (McGill University)
- The Gatekeepers: The Culture of Higher Music institutions and its Conditioning of the Field of Music Education and the Music Teaching Profession.