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. Play-Off Entry Deadline:-February 9th, 2018 Date of Play-Off Competition:-Sunday, March 18th, 2018, at 2:00pm at First Lutheran Church, 524 S. I St, Tacoma WA 98405 Contact your private teacher for more information.
MAPs "Music Artistry Program" WSMTA Music Artistry Program is available to any student whose teacher is a member of the Tacoma Chapter . Students perform before a master teacher, with no audience. They are critiques and encouraged in their musical ability and performance. MAPs Entry Deadline: -February 9th, 2018 Date of MAPs:- March 19th-24th, 2018 Contact your private teacher or Tacoma Chapter MAPs chairperson Oksansa Ejokino for more information.
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.