Northern Virginia Music Teachers Piano Achievement Awards
SATURDAY, MAY 6, 2017
FEES $32.00. All fees are nonrefundable. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Application Deadline- March 30, 2017 1. Please register at mtfest.com 2. Pay fee online through mtfest.com. Click on Billing, then click on the $ next to the event. Pay with Visa or Mastercard. After payment is made, you may print a copy of the invoice for your records. You do not need to mail anything to the Chair.
CHAIR James Litzelman CO-CHAIR John Healey LEVELS AND TIME LIMITS Level 1 Grades 2-4 6 minutes
Level 2 Grades 5-6 7 minutes
Level 3 Grades 7-8 8 minutes
Level 4 Grades 9-10 10 minutes
Level 5 Grades 11-12 20 minutes REPERTOIRE REQUIREMENTS No arrangements. All music must be performed from memory. Levels 1-4. Three pieces representing three of the following four periods: Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Contemporary. Level 5. Four works: 1) a piece from the Baroque period, 2) A sonata movement by Haydn, Clementi, Mozart, Beethoven or early Schubert; 3) a piece from the Romantic or the Impressionistic period, and 4) a contemporary piece. The style period for a given composer will be as defined by the MT NA Composer Classification List, which can be found here. The diversity in style of repertoire is a consideration in judging. NVMTA supports the use 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 but will not be eligible to compete. ELIGIBILITY All students are required to participate at their current grade level. Previous first-place winners may not compete again at the same level and must wait until they are eligible for the next level. Students must be taught lessons in person in Northern Virginia.
TEACHER GUIDELINES No repertoire changes may be made after the postmark deadline. Please provide one published score for the judges with all measures numbered; the score must not bear the student’s or teacher’s name. Rating sheets are provided at the venue on the day of the event. Participating teachers are expected to assist the chair as needed based on the number of students enrolled, regardless of subsequent student withdrawals. Teachers must agree to abide by the Rules for Competitive Events.
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