September 16 - 17, 2022

The Mid-Island Branch of the BC Registered Music Teachers Association would love to welcome you to the long-awaited Sound Vision conference on Vancouver Island.


Our clinicians come from a variety of disciplines, ensuring there is something here for every attendee whether your focus is voice, strings, piano, another instrument, or simply a love of music.

Our keynote speaker and BC Piano Competition adjudicator is renowned pianist Edwin GnandtHeather Walker will bring awareness to the role of Alexander Technique in our musical lives; Rena Sharon will bring insights into the extensive values of collaborative music-making; Shana Kirk will explore the constantly changing role of technology in music education; David Duke will discuss the significant contributions of women composers throughout musical development; and Shamma Sabir will enlighten us on the psychology of this complex art in which we are engaged!

We will be hosting you at the renowned Tigh-Na-Mara Resort in Parksville, BC. This oceanfront resort boasts a fantastic treed property perfect for contemplative walks and relaxing quiet time. The conference rooms have natural daylight for an atmosphere of clarity and inspiration.

We hope you will join us in this beautiful setting for a weekend of learning, rejuvenation, and musical camaraderie.


All guests, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a face mask in all indoor public spaces, as per the BC Provincial Health Order. This would include the front office, Conference Centre, Grotto Spa, and all restaurant spaces on site. Face masks can be removed when seated.
In the Conference Centre, groups of over 50 people are requried to show proof of vaccine and picture ID. The Resort team will check this at the entrances.
Guests going to Cedars Lounge & Restaurant as well as to the Grotto Spa are required to show proof of vaccination