Musicianship Exams A series of statewide regulated exams that measure a students knowledge of music theory, understanding, and ear-training.
Play-Off Competition 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.
MAPs "Music Artistry Program" WSMTA Music Artistry Program is available to any teacher who is a member of our local Chapter and annual dues was paid on or before October 15th. Students perform before a master teacher, with no audience. They are critiqued and encouraged in their musical ability and performance.
Orchestral Recital Series of Tacoma The Orchestral Recital Series of Tacoma (ORS) provides students of all levels and ages the opportunity to perform with a live string ensemble, chamber, and/or full Orchestra on a non-competitive basis. Practice-a-Thon ORS Fundraiser Week of February 25th-March3rs, 2018 Students may deduct $10 from ther ORS registration if the fulfill the "Practice-a-Thon" requirements. Contact ORS Registrar for Practice-A-Thon forms. Rehearsals and Performance dates: -May 11th -May 24th, 2018, exact times dates TBD. All performances will be at Schneebeck Concert Hall, UPS, Tacoma, WA Registration due to be postmarked by February 23rd, 2018, on a first come first serve basis. For more information contact your private instructor or ORS Registrar Chris VanBuskirk.
Honors Recitals Teachers who particiapted in MAPs may chose a student to participate in the Honors Recital. The students perform one memorized piece for the adjudicator. It is likely that more than one recital will be presented. Date/Location: Sunday, March 25th, 2018 at First Lutheran Church For more information Contact Robin Watson.
Helen Crowe Snelling Competition Entry Deadline: January 20th, 2018 Competition Date: Friday, March 2nd, 2018 Contact your private instructor for more information
Golden Cup Festival Entry Deadline: January 20th, 2018 Festival Date: Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 Festival Club Fee: $8 per Students, plus event fees Event Fee: $18 per event, per student Contact your private Instructor for more information
The National Guild of Piano Teachers Auditions This National Festival is available to teachers who belong to the NGPT and their students who desire to have a further experience with the challenge of knowledge and performance. All music must be memorized. Dates of Festival:-May 30th-June 1st, 2018 Location of Festival:-First Presbyterian Church, 412 W. Pioneer, Puyallup, WA, 98371. Guild Deadlines: January: Have your instructor email Mary Ellen Cavelti if you are participating.