Students may enter the Chapter Playoffs, from which an outstanding student or students may be chosen to represent the chapter and perform at the WSMTA Conference in the Spring. Two winners will be selected as well as two alternates and honorable mention at the Judge’s discretion. If selected, each student representative will play one piece under five minutes in length during one of the six State Honors Recitals. (Cuts may be made for pieces over 5 minutes). Each selected representative will receive a $100.00 honorarium from the Tacoma Chapter, for performing at the Conference.
Play-offs Competition Rules:
1.Performance time of both pieces together may exceed 5 minutes for the Play-offs Competition. If needed, chosen representatives must make cuts to the piece’s duration is under 5 minutes for the State Conference Recital. 2. Students MUST participate in the Tacoma Chapter MAPs and must play their competition piece. A Representative who fails to play in MAPs will be replaced by the first or second alternate for the State Honors Recital, unless an emergency situation has occurred. 3.Competition performers are expected to stay for the duration of the Competition. 4.Winning students must go to the State Conference and perform, or be barred from participating in the 2020 Competition. 5. Play-offs Competition entry fee is $25.00 6.Application forms are due and must be postmarked by February 8th, 2020 or earlier. Mail application and entry fee to Tacoma Chapter Treasurer Robin Watson