LEVELS AND TIME LIMITS
Grades K-3 5 minutes
Grades 4-5 6 minutes
Grades 6-7 8 minutes
Grades 8-9 10 minutes
Grades 10-12 10 minutes
Students may play only one movement. Music must be performed from memory. NVMTA supports the use of published musical scores. If a photocopy must be used, the NVMTA Copyright Release Form, signed by a parent or teacher, must be submitted to the chairman by email or postmarked at least one week prior to the event. Please submit this form also for music purchased or downloaded from the internet. Students using photocopies (or anything resembling a photocopy), either for themselves or the judges without having provided the Copyright Release Form by this deadline, may play for comments only.
The cadenza is optional. If you wish it to be heard:
Students who play in the Concerto Competition in January may not play in the Piano Concerto Festival. Students must play at current school grade. First place winners in grades 4-5, 6-7, and 8-9 may not compete again at the same level. First place winners in grades K-3 and 10-12 must withdraw from the competition for 1 year before competing again at the same level. Students must be taught lessons in person in Northern Virginia.
Piano Concerto FestivalDATE AND PLACE
Grades K-3: Saturday, February 24, 2018
Woman’s Club of Arlington
Grades 4-12: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, March 9-11, 2018
Woman’s Club of Arlington; Jordan Kitts, 8500 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA 22031
Registration Deadline: January 25 , 2018 for Grades K-3
Registration Deadline: February 8, 2018 for Grades 4-12
All fees are paid online through mtfest.com by this date
$26.00. All fees are nonrefundable.
1. Please register Grades K-3 at mtfest.com
2. Please register Grades 4-12 at mtfest.com
3. Print a copy of the invoice(s) from mtfest.com (accessed under “Billing”) and mail along with one check per studio, payable to NVMTA, to:
PLEASE NOTE: If you enter students in grades K-3 AND grades 4-12, you must print two invoices — one for each.
CHAIR Grades 4-12