National Piano Guild Auditions | National Federation of Music Clubs | Georgia Music Teachers Assocation | Georgia Music Educator Association | Local Organization Festivals

 

 

NATIONAL PIANO GUILD AUDITIONS

This is an opportunity for piano students to perform a memorized program for thePiano Guild judge and receive a report card, fraternity pin and certificate. Students may enter to earn special plaques and can work toward diplomas and scholarships.

 

The audition festival is held between January and March each year. Entrants play two pieces from memory before a Federation judge and receive a rating, certificate, and gold cup points which may be applied to a trophy award over a minimum of three-years’ participation. Students may earn 6 levels of gold cup trophies through high school studies. Categories are piano solo, piano duet, piano concerto, voice, strings, guitar, woodwinds, organ and brass.

NATIONAL FEDERATION OF MUSIC CLUBS FESTIVAL

 

GEORGIA MUSIC TEACHERS ASSOCIATION

Students participate in the GMTA audition programs held in the spring, which are dedicated to the promotion of excellence in solo and chamber music performance. Students will compete with others in the same school grade from several divisions, including piano solo, piano concerto, instrumental concerto, voice, organ, strings, woodwinds, brass, classical guitar and percussion

 

GMEA all-state events include student concerto audition and district piano festivals. The piano audition is held in December. Winners will perform at the GMEA In-Service Conference in late January. The All-State Concerto auditions are held in odd years.

GEORGIA MUSIC EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION

 

LOCAL ORGANIZATION FESTIVAL

Students have the opportunity to participate in instrumental solo and ensemble festivals and competitions, such as Bach Competition, Ensemble Olympic Festival, Sonata/Sonatina Competition, Romantic and Impressionistic Festival and Competition, Jo Evans Piano Competition, Rising Star Piano Concerto Competition, and the Rachel Howard Scholarship audition.