MODERN MUSIC COMPETITION of Washington Music Teachers Association
Date: Sunday, November 13, 2022 (Teachers entry deadline: October 13, 2022)
Time: 2 pm to 8 pm
Location: Westmoreland Congregational Church, 2 Westmoreland Circle, Bethesda, MD
Should health conditions prevent us from meeting in person, the event will be held on Zoom and will be 100% non-competitive.
Application fee: $20 per student of WMTA member, $30 per student of non-member.
Eligibility: All ages welcome, including adults.
Repertoire Requirements: Any piece or group of pieces by a composer born in 1900 or later. For repertoire suggestions, click here. This event is memory optional. Participants may perform with or without the musical score. This applies to all sections: precollege, adult, competitive, non-competitive. Format. Participants may enter Competitive or Non-Competitive sections. Both sections are held in recital format
Level 1: grade 3 and under: four minutes
Level 2 grades 4-6: five minutes
Level 3: grades 7-9: six minutes
Level 4: grades 10-12; seven minutes
Adults six minutes
Non-Competitive: judges' critiques and certificates.
Competitive: judges' critiques and certificates plus cash prizes for 1st place winners and ribbons for 2nd and 3rd place winners.
Level 1 $25
Level 2 $50
Level 3 $75
Level 4 $100
Special rules: In the Competitive Division, students who arrive late or leave before the end of the session may play for comments only. Students must provide the judges with scores of their pieces. All participants are responsible for complying with U.S. copyright law. For use of copied or downloaded materials, refer to the WMTA General Rules. Teachers of participating students must be available to help on the day of the competition.
Map showing WESTMORELAND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH