The Quebec Music Teachers' Association is incorporated as a non-profit organization grouping mainly private music teachers. Its members also include many teachers of college, conservatories, and universities. QMTA teachers also benefit from membership within the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers' Associations, which serves as the umbrella organization for music teachers’ associations in ten Canadian provinces and one territory. The aim of the QMTA is to encourage and provide the highest calibre of music education possible and to promote high standards of music in each community of the province of Quebec.
Hugo Denis, a student of Jean-Michel Rousseau, won first prize in Category C - 19 years and under, at the CFMTA Student Composer National Competition, with his composition titled "Sonate en do mineur". Hugo also won the Helen-Dahlstrom award, which is given annually for the best national composition as selected by the adjudicator. Helen Dahlstrom was the founder of Canada Music Week®.The CFMTA/FCAPM Student Composer Competition is a national competition for First Place Winners of Provincial composition competitions. Entries are submitted by Provincial Canada Music Week® Coordinators for Canada-wide judging before June 1 each year. Scholarships are awarded to winners in each category.
See the List of Winners here.