The 2019 TMTA State Competitions will be at Middle Tennessee State University, Saturday, May 25, and Sunday, May 26. Elementary Piano (grades K-5) and Junior Piano (Grades 6-8) competitions will be on Saturday. Senior Piano (grades 9-12) and all vocal and instrumental competitions will be on Sunday.
State Competition Fees:
Elementary Solo: $30 *Concerto: $30 Ensemble: $30 per ensemble
Junior Solo: $35 *Concerto: $35 Ensemble: $35 per ensemble
Senior Solo: $40 *Concerto: $40 Ensemble: $40 per ensemble To enter the state concerto competition, student must also enter the state solo competition.
Please note there is an administrative fee of $3.00 for each application. There will also be a non-member teacher fee charged as applicable.
Requirements and regulations for the competitions are in the most recent revision of the TMTA Auditions Syllabus, available on our website. Teachers may find the Syllabus on the TMTA Competitions page under the heading, “TMTA Auditions and Competitions Syllabus @ August 1, 2014.” Hard copies may be purchased from Competition Syllabus Chair, Barbara Hildebrand. Teachers are responsible for following the information in the “Auditions and Competitions Syllabus,” including approved composers and the quality of literature expected for these competitions. If there is a question regarding repertoire, please contact your local and state chair for approval.
Applications must be made online and may be made beginning April 10. Teachers are responsible for the entries and are strongly encouraged to make or supervise their students’ entries. Completed applications and fees for the spring state competitions must be submitted by 11:59 p.m., May 1, 2019. Please submit early to avoid computer problems that could prevent a student’s participation. No entries or changes in repertoire are accepted after that time.