ONLINE ENTRIES OPEN SEPTEMBER 27, 2017 Date: Saturday, November 11, 2017 Entry Fee: $15.00 per student entry Location: Graner Music Recital Hall Online Entries & Payments Due: 4460 Barnes Road Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 7 PM Colorado Springs, CO Mail one teacher check to: Susie Marten 77 S. Sherwood Glen Monument, CO 80132
Welcome to the Festival of the Animals! This will be a non-competitive event. Students may play one or two memorized pieces for a total performance time not to exceed five minutes. Any repertoire associated with any type of animal will be accepted. Students may play one piece, a combination of a published piece and an original composition (*see composition requirements below*), or two published pieces. Repeats are allowed if student’s total performance time does not exceed five minutes. Ensembles are welcome and may be performed with the music; instrumentalists are welcome; vocalists are welcome! Non-member teachers and students welcome! Click below for complete information.
Date: Saturday, March 3, 2018Entry Fee: $15.00 per student entry Location: Graner Music Recital Hall Online Entries & Payments Due: 4460 Barnes Road Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 7 PM Colorado Springs, CO Chairs: Sylvia Holt, NCTM (719) 228-1585 or email@example.com Dee Boatman (719) 488-9476 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Students will perform one memorized piece in a recital format for this non-competitive festival. This festival is open to piano, voice, instruments, and ensembles. Memorization is not required for ensembles. Two pianos will be available. Non-member teachers and students welcome! Click below to download complete information.
Date: March 3-4, 2018Entry Fee: $25.00 per student entry Location: First Christian Church Graner Music Recital Hall Online Entries & Payments Due: 16 E. Platte 4460 Barnes Road 4460 Barnes RoadMonday, January 29, 2018, 7 PM Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Colorado Springs, CO 80918 Chairs: Dawn Remtema (719) 598-2737 or email@example.com Carol Jilling, NCTM (719) 598-2689 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The purpose of the Competitive Historical Era Festival is to foster the understanding, study, and performance of music from the different eras of music history.
Students will perform two memorized pieces from two different historical eras: Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Impressionistic, and Contemporary. A Composer/Period Classification List from MTNA is provided by using this link: https://www.mtna.org/MTNA/Engage/Competitions/Composer_Classifications/MTNA/Engage/Competitio ns/Composer_ Classifications.aspx?hkey=258f6312-467f-4aea-b1d0-f0b562bbe07b. The Committee will use this list for approving classification of literature. Any composer not listed must meet the approval of the Festival Committee.
Please call a chair if you have questions regarding the classification of a composer. Only original music is allowed. Literature must be standard repertoire. Pop or rock tunes are not included. A movement of a sonata, suite, or the like, is considered one selection. A Theme and Variations must be performed in its entirety and is considered one selection. A Prelude and Fugue may be considered as one selection; or a Prelude as one selection; or a Fugue as one selection.
Piano: There is no specific list of approved composers or compositions. Voice: Students and teachers should choose age-appropriate songs from material such as folk songs, art songs, Italian arias, or 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. Students in Primer and Class I may enter with songs of contrasting styles from the same historical era. Teachers may accompany their students. Music must be provided for the vocal judge. Instrumentalists (strings, brass, and woodwinds): There is no specific list of approved composers or compositions. Student Ensembles: Consists of two or more student performers in any combination of disciplines such as piano or voice; duets/trios/quartets; keyboard ensembles; and instrumentalists. Teachers may accompany their students, but only student accompanists will be adjudicated as part of the ensemble. Memorization is not required. Click below to download complete information.