Yukon Registered Music Teachers’ Association (YRMTA)

Classical Challenges

Building an orchestra in a city as small as Whitehorse poses a variety of pesky challenges. How do you fill the bassoonist’s chair, for instance? More dauntingly, can you corral enough qualified — and available — players to form a string section that can hold its own against the more forceful brass and woodwinds? Henry …

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A Stage for Students

When the 44th Annual Rotary Music Festival begins on April 11, Whitehorse can expect to hear a fresh collection of musical talent from artists young and old. “This year we are running with things that have worked in previous years,” says Edith Belanger, festival coordinator. She explains the festival will become about “who the participants …

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