Saturday, March 4, 2017 Graner Recital Hall, Graner Music Store, 4460 Barnes Rd., Colorado Springs, CO Entry Deadline: 5:00 pm, Wednesday, February 1, 2017.Teachers must submit entries ONLINE. Festival Chairs: Dee Boatman and Sylvia Holt
Students perform one memorized movement of ANY Sonatina or sonata. There is no “list” of approved music or composers. Edited or simplified music may be used at the teacher’s discretion. Original, unpublished music is not accepted at this festival. Students may perform one movement of a Sonatina or Sonata as a piano solo, a 4-hand duet, or as instrumental performance with piano accompaniment.
Voice students will perform one memorized piece from a particular historical era: Baroque, Classic, Romantic, Impressionistic, and Contemporary. The Committee will use the MTNA Composer/Period list (found on the PPMTA website) for approving classification of literature. Any composer not listed must meet the approval of the Festival Committee. Students and teachers should choose age appropriate songs from material such as folk songs, art songs, Italian arias, theater songs from legitimate music theater productions and musicals. No pop songs are allowed. Class IV students are strongly encouraged to sing one song in a foreign language. Songs are to be memorized. Teachers may accompany their students. Music must be provided for the vocal judge. The Music Release Form (see #5 below) must be used if a student brings reproduced music for the judge or accompanist.
Instrumentalists: (strings, brass and woodwinds) Instrumentalists are to choose sonatinas/sonatas for the specific instrument. There is no specific list of approved composers or sonatas. A sonata using a similar number of movements as the same age level in piano is appropriate. Music is to be memorized.
Each student to be evaluated pays an entry fee. Teachers and/or parents may play the secondo part. Students will receive a written evaluation and a ribbon. Entry fee is $15 per student and non-refundable. Make check payable to PPMTA.
For complete festival details, click the festival title above or view the handbook.
Saturday and Sunday, March 4-5, 2017 Nazarene Bible College & Graner Recital Hall, Graner Music Store, Colorado Springs, CO Entry Deadline: February 1, 2017 NO LATE ENTRIES ACCEPTED Festival Chairs: Joan Sawyer and Linda Skaret
The purpose of the Competitive Sonatina Festival is to encourage the performance of sonatinas and sonatas, to foster the understanding of the sonata form in music, and to give performance experience. Vocal students may choose contrasting repertoire from different historical eras.
Teachers must submit their entries online at www.ppmta.org no later than 5 pm February 1, 2017. Mail the entry fees (one teacher check made out to PPMTA) and the signed agreement forms to the chair; these must be received no later than 5 pm February 1, 2017. Entries will be honored ONLY when the check and agreement forms have been received in addition to the online submittal. Teachers will receive their student schedules, work assignments and notification of winners by email.
Students will be grouped in the following age levels for the competition based on their age as of the entry deadline.
Primer Class through age 8 6 minutes Class I through age 12 8 minutes Class II through age 14 10 minutes Class III through age 16 13 minutes Class IV through age 17 15 minutes Class V & VI Ages 13-19 18 minutes (non-collegiate) Class VII Collegiate 18 minutes through Age 22
Make check payable to PPMTA. Saturday, November 12, 2016 Graner Recital Hall, Graner Music Store, 4460 Barnes Rd., Colorado Springs, CO Entry Deadline: 10:00pm on October 11, 2016 Festival Chairs: Carol Jilling, NCTM and Linda Densmore
The Dance Festival is a non-competitive event for students at all levels. Students perform one song/piece in a recital setting for adjudicators and will receive an evaluation and an award for each discipline entered. “Dance” music includes but is not limited to:
Dances of the Baroque suites;
Mazurka, polka, polonaise, waltz, tarantella, arabesques, etc in any historical era;
Music with fox trot, march, can-can, cha-cha, boogie, rhumba, or tango rhythm s, etc.
The word “dance” or the type of dance the music represents does not have to be part of the music’s title (I Found a Star, for example). This festival is open to piano, voice, instruments and ensembles.
If you want to see what a particular dance looks like, the Library of Congress can help! CLICK HERE!
One entry per discipline per student is allowed. Entry fee is $15.00 per entry. Ensembles pay $15 per student. Please mail checks for entry fees to Linda Densmore, 6670 Sky Hawk Court, Colorado Springs, CO 80919 by 10 PM on October 11, 2016. No late entries will be accepted.