THE MEMBERSHIP FEES FOR 2019 – 2020 ARE
Basic Annual Membership – $288:
This provides an individual musician with voting membership and participation in one music group (i.e.: Choir, or Concert Band, or Big Band) for September to April.
Multi-group Annual Participation Fee – $50 per extra group:
This annual Fee is in addition to the Basic Annual Membership, and applies to each additional group that a member may join. For example; if a musician’s primary group is the Big Band and he/she also wants to be in the Concert Band and the Choir; the additional fee would be $100 for 2 extra groups. This also applies to those joining the Men of the Mountain.
Con Moto is a small auditioned section of the Choir. The fee for the planned Winter program, leading up to the Holiday, is $25.
Men of the Mountains
For those participating in the Men of the Mountain and not paying the basic Annual Musician Fee the fee is $144 (includes the Association Membership of $24). The season runs from mid October to early March.
Non-musician Annual Association Membership – $24
This provides an individual with voting membership in the Association and receives all communications to members. It does not include participation in any musical group.
The Youth Program offers funding to reduce the annual dues by $100 until the year the musician turns 23.
During the year we hold workshops, often with guest musicians. Supplementary fees for participation are dependent on the cost the program. Fees have generally been in the range of $20 to $50 per workshop.
Bursary assistance may be available upon request. The Bursary Fund is limited. Please indicate a request for financial assistance at the time of registration.
Payments may be by cheque to VWMA, or using a credit card through PayPal linked to this site.
Each Music Director has the authority to limit the size of sections as needed for balanced instrumentation for performances.
Come experience the fun of up to three rehearsals before deciding to join.