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2007-2008 MTNA Student Competitions.

The MTNA Student Competitions consist of three levels: State Competition, Division Competition and National Finals.

PERFORMANCE COMPETITIONS

The purposes of the Music Teachers National Association performance competitions are to provide educational experiences for students and teachers and to recognize exceptionally talented young artists and their teachers in their pursuit of musical excellence. The state competitions are considered the primary educational level with the division and national levels showcasing outstanding performance and honoring significant pedagogical achievement.

MTNA Junior Performance Competitions

Sponsored by:

Baldwin Piano Company, sponsor of the piano competition

Yamaha Corp. of America, Orchesral Strings Department, sponsor of the string competition

The MTNA FOUNDATION FUND, sponsor of the brass and woodwind competitions

MTNA Senior Performance Competitions

Sponsored by:

Yamaha Corp. of America, Piano Division, sponsor of the piano competition

Kawai America, sponsor of the piano duet competition

The MTNA FOUNDATION FUND, sponsor of the brass, string, voice and woodwind competitions

MTNA Young Artist Performance Competitions

Sponsored by:

Steinway & Sons, sponsor of the piano competition

The MTNA FOUNDATION FUND, sponsor of the brass, string, voice and woodwind competitions

MTNA Chamber Music Performance Competition

Sponsored by:

Allen I. McHose Scholarship Fund

COMPOSITION COMPETITIONS

The purpose of the Music Teachers National Association composition competition is to encourage creativity and self-expression in student musicians through the art of composing and to recognize their achievements, as well as the significant work of their teachers.

MTNA Student Composition Competitions

Sponsored by:

Morty and Iris Manus

MTNA FOUNDATION FUND

General Guidelines for the 7-2008 MTNA Student Competitions

Application deadline for all states is September 11, 2007. All applications must be entered online by 12:00 MIDNIGHT on September 11, 2007.

Specific details for each level are found as follows:

Junior Competitions: Page 37

Senior Competitions: Page 38

Young Artist Competitions: Page 40

Chamber Music Competition: Page 42

Composition Competitions: Page 43

Performance Competitions

Junior Performance

* Age: 11-14 as of January 1, 2008

* Competitions: Brass, Piano, String and Woodwind

* Entry Fee: $80

Senior Performance

* Age: 15-18 as of January 1, 2008

* Competitions: Brass, Piano, Piano Duet (one piano/four hands) String, Voice and Woodwind

* Entry Fee: $110

Young Artist Performance

* Age: 19-26 as of January 1, 2008

* Competitions: Brass, Piano, String, Voice and Woodwind

* Entry Fee: $120

Chamber Music Performance

* Age: Average age of ensemble members must be 18-26 as of January 1, 2008

* Ensemble size: 3-6 players

* Ensemble instrumentation: any combination of brass, piano, string and wind instruments. Ensembles with piano only are not permitted.

* Entry Fee: $120

* The National Finals of the competitions are scheduled for March 29-April 2, 2008, in Denver, Colorado. For a complete list of State and Division Competition dates and locations, consult the June/July 2007 issue of American Music Teacher or the MTNA website at www.mtna.org.

MTNA Member Teachers

* Current active membership dues for MTNA must be paid on or before August 31, 2007. Teachers may enter students either (1) in the state where the student has permanent residence or (2) in the state where the instruction takes place. MTNA members are not required to be members of the state in which the student is entered.

* An MTNA collegiate member must pay active membership dues to enter students in the competitions.

Nonmember Teachers

* Nonmembers have the option of becoming a member of MTNA or paying a Teacher Entry Fee of $150. This fee will allow the teacher to enter one or more students into the various MTNA competitions, provided all other eligibility requirements are met. Nonmembers may enter students either (1) in the state where the student has permanent residence or (2) in the state where the instruction takes place. Nonmember fees must be paid on or before August 31, 2007.

Teacher Eligibility

* The teacher and the student may not be the same individual.

State Teacher Fees

* Some states may charge teacher fees for entrants in the MTNA competitions. It is the responsibility of the state to contact the teacher regarding any state-assessed teacher fees.

Entrant Information

* A student may enter the competitions in only one state.

* Competition financial obligations are the responsibility of the entrant.

* All entry fees are nonrefundable.

* State and division winners/representatives are obligated to advance to the next level of the competition.

* If there is only one entrant in a State-level category, there will be NO State Competition. The entrant will be named the State Representative and will advance directly to the Division Competition.

* If there is only one entrant in a Division-level category, there will be NO Division Competition. The entrant will be named the Division Representative and will advance directly to the National Finals.

* If there are seven (7) or fewer entrants nationwide in a category at the state level, those entrants will advance directly to the National Finals.

* Primary communication is via e-mail. The application must have e-mail addresses for student, teacher and parents.

National Winner Responsibilities

* National performance competition winners are required to perform on the Winners Concert at the MTNA National Conference in Denver, Colorado, March 29-April 2, 2008.

Competition Rules

* Decisions of competition judges are final.

* A national first-place winner may not participate in the same competition category again.

* Facilities permitting, competition performances (including winners concerts) are open to the public. Competition rehearsals are closed to the public.

* Audio or video recording and photography of the competitions are strongly discouraged.

* It is the responsibility of the entrant to be available for all published dates of the competitions. The assigned rehearsal and performance times are final and cannot be changed.

Repertoire

* No changes in repertoire are allowed following submission of the online application.

* Repertoire requirements are listed under individual levels (Junior, Senior, Young Artist, Chamber Music).

* Teachers should verify that all repertoire listings are correct before submission of the application.

Competition Music

* All entrants and accompanists must abide by the federal Copyright Law. Photocopies are strongly discouraged.

* All scores must be submitted to competition officials prior to the entrant's performance.

** Measures must be numbered at the beginning of each system.

** A Music Release Form must be signed for any photocopies being used.

* Entrants in the solo performance competitions must provide the judge(s) one score for each work listed on the application. Solo instrumentalists may submit either the solo part or the complete score.

* Ensembles in the Chamber Music Competition must provide the judge(s) one score or one complete set of parts.

Competition Procedure for All Categories

* Performance procedures:

** No minimum time limit.

** Programmed music may exceed maximum time limit.

** Performance will be stopped when maximum time is reached (does not affect results).

** Student chooses first selection; judges determine remaining order of performance.

* Repertoire:

** Direct questions concerning repertoire to the appropriate national coordinator (Junior, Senior, Young Artist, Chamber Music) prior to submission of application.

** Individual movements of suites, sonatas or other groupings that can be performed as musical units permitted.

** Cuts in solo parts are not permitted. Repeats are left to the discretion of entrant.

** Cuts in the tutti (piano) parts of concerto movements are allowed and encouraged.

* Recorded accompaniments are not permitted for works to be performed with piano or orchestra.

* MTNA will not provide equipment for the performance of an original work written for solo instrument and multi-media and cannot guarantee accessible electrical outlets in the competition room.

Accompanists

* Teachers may accompany their own students or another teacher's students at any level of the competition.

MTNA Official Accompanists

* Official accompanist fees are nonrefundable.

* Additional rehearsal time with an official division or national accompanist may not be contracted (see below).

State Competition

* Official accompanists are not provided at the state level.

Division and National Competition

Junior Competition Official Accompanist Fees

* Official accompanist fee:

** $80 for forty-five (45) minutes of rehearsal and competition performance.

Senior Competition Official Accompanist Fees

* Official accompanist fee:

** Major work only: $70 for thirty (30) minutes of rehearsal and competition performance.

** Complete program: $150 for sixty (60) minutes of rehearsal and competition performance.

** Senior Voice: $90 for forty (40) minutes of rehearsal and competition performance.

Young Artist Competition Official Accompanist Fees

* Official accompanist fee:

** Major work only: $125 for sixty (60) minutes of rehearsal and competition performance.

** Complete program: $175 for one-hundred-twenty (120) minutes of rehearsal and competition performance.

Competition Agreement

* It is the responsibility of the teacher, coach, entrant and parent or guardian to abide by all rules and regulations for the MTNA Student Competitions. Failure to meet this responsibility will result in the disqualification of the entrant at the level of competition where the discrepancy is discovered.

MTNA Junior Performance Competitions

National Coordinator: Sally Laird, NCTM, 4216 Birdsong Dr., Eagle River, AK 99577-9008 Home Telephone: (907) 694-3317 * E-mail: juniorperformance@mtna.org

Application Procedure

* Age: 11-14 as of January 1, 2008.

* Entry Fee: $80.

* Application deadline: September 11, 2007.

* Refer to page 36 for application instructions.

Competition Categories

* Brass (Trumpet, Horn, Euphonium, Trombone, Tuba), Piano, String (Violin, Viola, Cello, String Bass) and Woodwind (Flute, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon, Saxophone)

National Awards

* Winners are required to perform on the Junior Winners Concert at the 2008 MTNA National Conference in Denver, Colorado.

Brass and Woodwind

* Awards made possible by the MTNA FOUNDATION FUND.

** National Winner: $1,000

** Second Place: $500

** Merit Awards: $100

** Teacher of Winner: $200

Piano

* Awards made possible by the Baldwin Piano Company.

** National Winner: $1,000

** Second Place: $500

** Merit Awards: $100

** Teacher of Winner: $200

String

* Awards made possible by the Yamaha Corporation of America, Orchestral Strings Division.

** National Winner: $1,000

** Second Place: $500

** Merit Awards: $100

** Teacher of Winner: $200

General Rules

See "General Guidelines for MTNA Student Competitions" on page 34.

Repertoire

No changes in repertoire are allowed following submission of the online application.

Repertoire Requirements

MTNA FOUNDATION FUND Junior Brass

MTNA FOUNDATION FUND Junior String

MTNA FOUNDATION FUND Junior Woodwind

* Maximum performance time: twenty (20) minutes

* The program must contain:

** selections from at least two contrasting style periods

** stylistically varied compositions appropriate to the instrument

** transcriptions are allowed

* Memorization is not required.

* Entrants may perform on any instrument(s) of their choice within a category.

MTNA-Baldwin Junior Piano

* Maximum performance time: twenty (20) minutes

* The program must contain:

** selections from at least two contrasting style periods

** stylistically varied compositions

** transcriptions are allowed

* Memorization is required for all repertoire.

* Concerto performances are not permitted.

* Compositions for prepared piano are not permitted at the request of competition hosts and piano companies providing instruments.

MTNA Senior Performance Competitions

National Coordinator: Ginger Yang Hwalek, NCTM, 234 Kenduskeag Ave., Bangor, ME 04401 Telephone: Home: (207) 947-0670 * Work: (207) 581-1246 * E-mail: seniorperformance@mma.org

Application Procedure

* Age: 15-18 as of January 1, 2008.

* Entry Fee: $110.

* Application deadline: September 11, 2007.

* Refer to page 36 for application instructions.

Competition Categories

* Brass (Trumpet, Horn, Euphonium, Trombone, Tuba), Solo Piano, Piano Duet (one piano/four hands), String (Violin, Viola, Cello and String Bass), Voice and Woodwind (Flute, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon, Saxophone)

National Awards

* Winners are required to perform on the Senior Winners Concert at the 2008 MTNA National Conference in Denver, Colorado.

Brass, String and Woodwind

* Awards made possible by the MTNA FOUNDATION FUND.

** National Winner: $2,000

** Second Place: $1,000

** Merit Awards: $100

** Teacher of Winner: $200

Piano

* Awards made possible by the Yamaha Corp. of America, Piano Division.

** National Winner: $2,000

** Second Place: $1,000 (supported by the Evelyn Lindblad Folland Endowment Fund)

** Merit Awards: $100

** Teacher of Winner: $200

Piano Duet (one-piano/four-hands)

* Awards made possible by Kawai America

** National Winning Duo: $2,000

** Second Place Duo: $1,000

** Merit Awards (per duo): $100

** Teacher(s) of winning duo: $200

Voice

* Awards made possible by the MTNA FOUNDATION FUND.

** National Winner: $2,000 (supported by a gift from Jane E. Snow)

** Second Place: $1,000

** Merit Awards: $100

** Teacher of Winner: $200

General Rules

See "General Guidelines for MTNA Student Competitions" on page 34.

Repertoire

No changes in repertoire are allowed following submission of the online application.

Repertoire Requirements

MTNA FOUNDATION FUND Senior Brass

MTNA FOUNDATION FUND Senior String

MTNA FOUNDATION FUND Senior Woodwind

* Maximum performance time: thirty (30) minutes

* The program must contain:

** selections from at least two contrasting style periods

** stylistically varied compositions appropriate to the instrument

** transcriptions are allowed

* Memorization is not required.

* Entrants may perform on any instrument(s) of their choice within a category.

MTNA-Yamaha Senior Piano

* State Competition:

** maximum performance time: twenty-five (25) minutes

** selected solo (no concerto) program must contain:

*** selections from at least two contrasting style periods

*** stylistically varied compositions

*** transcriptions are allowed

At the Division Competition, the state winner will be required to perform one movement of a major work for piano and orchestra in addition to the solo repertoire. Information for the major work must be submitted with the original application.

* Division Competition:

** maximum performance time: thirty (30) minutes

** solo repertoire that meets the requirements for the State Competition

** one movement of a major work for piano and orchestra

* National Competition: Same as Division Competition.

* Memorization is required for all repertoire.

* Compositions for prepared piano are not permitted at the request of competition hosts and piano companies providing instruments.

MTNA-Kawai America Piano Duet (one piano/four hands)

* A duet team may enter the competitions in only one state.

* Two teachers may jointly enter a duet team. Both teachers must be listed on the application and must pay current active MTNA dues or the Nonmember Teacher Entry Fee.

* If the entry involves two different states, the state of entry is determined by the teacher(s).

* Contestants entering the Piano Duet competition may also enter any other MTNA competitions for which they are eligible.

* Both students will share any monetary awards. If two teachers are listed on the application, both teachers will share any monetary awards.

* Maximum performance time: thirty (30) minutes

* The program must contain:

** selections from at least two contrasting style periods

** stylistically varied compositions appropriate to the instrument

** transcriptions are allowed

* Memorization is not required.

MTNA FOUNDATION FUND Senior Voice

* Maximum performance time: twenty (20) minutes

* The program must contain only four selections: (include the name of any identifying work from which a song is taken)

** two non-English art songs

** one English art song

** one song of the entrant's choice.

* Difficult arias are discouraged.

* Memorization is required for all repertoire.

MTNA Young Artist Performance Competitions

National Coordinator: David Piersel, NCTM, 4300 74th St., Urbandale, IA 50322-1710 Telephone: (515) 331-4415 * E-mail: youngartist@mma.org

Application Procedure

* Age: 19-26 as of January 1, 2008.

* Entry Fee: $120.

* Application deadline: September 11, 2007.

* Refer to page 36 for application instructions.

Competition Categories

* Brass (Trumpet, Horn, Euphonium, Trombone, Tuba), Piano, String (Violin, Viola, Cello, String Bass), Voice and Woodwind (Flute, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon, Saxophone)

National Awards

* Winners are required to perform on the Young Artist Winners Concert at the 2008 MTNA National Conference in Denver, Colorado.

Brass, String and Woodwind

* Awards made possible by the MTNA FOUNDATION FUND.

** National Winner: $3,000

** Second Place: $1,500

** Merit Awards: $100

** Teacher of Winner: $200

Piano

* Award for national winner made possible by Steinway & Sons:

** Model M (5'7") Steinway grand piano, with a retail value of more than $49,000. All national finalists and their teachers receive a plaque.

* Awards made possible by the MTNA FOUNDATION FUND:

** Second Place: $1,500

** Merit Awards: $100

** Teacher of Winner: $200

Voice

* Awards made possible by the MTNA FOUNDATION FUND.

** National Winner: $3,000 (supported by a gift from Jane E. Snow)

** Second Place: $1,500

** Merit Awards: $100

** Teacher of Winner: $200

General Rules

See "General Guidelines for MTNA Student Competitions" on page 34.

Repertoire

No changes in repertoire are allowed following submission of the online application.

Repertoire Requirements

MTNA FOUNDATION FUND Young Artist Brass

MTNA FOUNDATION FUND Young Artist Woodwind

* Maximum performance time: forty (40) minutes

* The program must contain:

** selections from at least two contrasting style periods

** stylistically varied compositions appropriate to the instrument

** transcriptions are allowed

* Memorization is not required.

* Entrants may perform on any instrument(s) of their choice within a category.

MTNA-Steinway & Sons Young Artist Piano

* State Competition:

** maximum performance time: forty (40) minutes

** selected solo (no concerto) program must contain:

*** selections from at least two contrasting style periods

*** stylistically varied compositions

*** transcriptions are allowed

At the Division Competition, the state winner will be required to perform a complete major work for piano and orchestra in addition to the solo repertoire. Information for the major work must be submitted with the original application.

* Division Competition:

** maximum performance time: fifty (50) minutes

** solo repertoire that meets the requirements for the State Competition

** complete major work for piano and orchestra

* National Competition: Same as Division Competition.

* Memorization is required for all repertoire.

* Compositions for prepared piano are not permitted at the request of competition hosts and piano companies providing instruments.

FOUNDATION FUND Young Artist String

* Maximum performance time: fifty (50) minutes

* The program must contain:

** selections from at least two contrasting style periods

** stylistically varied compositions appropriate to the instrument

** transcriptions are allowed

* Memorization is not required.

* Entrants may perform on any instrument(s) of their choice within a category.

MTNA FOUNDATION FUND Young Artist Voice

* Maximum performance time: thirty-five (35) minutes

* The program [a minimum of five (5) selections] must contain repertoire in the original language from each of the following categories: (include the name of any identifying work from which a song is taken)

** Aria from opera or oratorio repertoire, sung in the original key

** German Lied

** French Melodie

** Art song in English written after 1900

** Additional song(s) or aria(s) of the entrant's choice in the original language or in English translation

* Memorization is required for all repertoire.

MTNA Chamber Music Performance Competition

National Coordinator: James Norden, NCTM, 218 E. Spooner Rd., Fox Point, WI 53217 (414) 351-3098 * E-mail: chamber@mma.org

Application Procedure

* Entry Fee: $120 for each ensemble.

* Application deadline: September 11, 2007.

* Refer to page 36 for application instructions.

Entrant Eligibility

* The average age of ensemble members must be 18-26 as of January 1, 2008.

* Ensemble members may not enter in more than one state.

* Ensemble members may not enter in more than one ensemble.

National Awards

* The winning ensemble is required to perform on the Winners Concert at the 2008 MTNA National Conference in Denver, Colorado.

* Awards made possible by the Allen I. McHose Scholarship Fund.

** Winning Ensemble: $3,000

** Second Place Ensemble: $1,500

** Teacher/Coach of Winning Ensemble: $200

Ensemble Requirements

* The ensemble must consist of at least three (3) performers and may have no more than six (6) performers.

* During the course of a performance, an ensemble may change in size, through the addition or subtraction of personnel. (For example, a woodwind quintet might add a piano and become a sextet, or a string quartet might be reduced to a string trio.)

* Ensembles may be any combination of the following instruments: Brass (Trumpet, Horn, Euphonium, Trombone, Tuba), Piano, String (Violin, Viola, Cello, String Bass), and Woodwind (Flute, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon, Saxophone). Ensembles with piano only are not permitted.

* No changes in ensemble personnel may be made.

* The performance is without conductor.

General Rules

See "General Guidelines for MTNA Student Competitions" on page 34.

Repertoire

No changes in repertoire are allowed following submission of the online application.

Repertoire Requirements

* Maximum performance time: forty (40) minutes

* The program must contain:

** selections from at least two contrasting style periods

** stylistically varied compositions

** transcriptions are allowed

* Cuts in the music are not permitted.

* Repeats are left to the discretion of the ensemble.

Competition Music

* Each ensemble must provide the judge(s) one score or one complete set of parts for each work listed on the application.

MTNA Student Composition Competitions

National Coordinator: Roger Foltz, NCTM, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Dept. of Music, 6001 Dodge St., Omaha, NE 68182-0245 * Telephone: (402) 554-2474 * Fax: (402) 554-2252 * E-mail: composition@mtna.org

Registration must be submitted online at www.mtna.org. Entry forms via fax and U.S. mail will not be accepted.

Application Procedure

* The online application and four (4) copies of the score, which are to be mailed, must be postmarked by midnight September 11, 2007.

* The application must be submitted online. Print two copies of the online application: one (1) copy for your records and the second to mail with four (4) copies of your score to the appropriate state coordinator. The addresses of the state coordinators can be found on the MTNA website at www.mtna.org.

* Refer to page 36 for application instructions.

Composition Competitions

Elementary:

* Age: 5-10 as of January 1, 2008

* Entry Fee: $50

Junior:

* Age: 11-14 as of January 1, 2008

* Entry Fee: $70

Senior:

* Age: 15-18 as of January 1, 2008

* Entry Fee: $100

Young Artist:

* Age: 19-26 as of January 1, 2008

* Entry fee: $100

National Awards

* Awards made possible by Morty and Iris Manus.

** Elementary winner: $500

** Elementary Second Place: $250

** Teacher of Winner: $200

* Awards made possible by Morty and Iris Manus.

** Junior winner: $1,000

** Junior Second Place: $500

** Teacher of Winner: $200

* Awards made possible by the MTNA FOUNDATION FUND.

** Senior winner: $2,000

** Senior Second Place: $1,000

** Teacher of Winner: $200

* Awards made possible by the MTNA FOUNDATION FUND.

** Young Artist winner: $3,000

** Young Artist Second Place: $1,500

** Teacher of Winner: $200

MTNA Member Teachers

* Current active membership dues for MTNA must be paid on or before August 31, 2007. Teachers may enter students either (1) in the state where the student has permanent residence or (2) in the state where the instruction takes place. MTNA members are not required to be members of the state in which the student is entered.

* An MTNA collegiate member must pay active membership dues to enter students in the competitions.

Nonmember Teachers

* Nonmembers have the option of becoming a member of MTNA or paying a Teacher Entry Fee of $150. This fee will allow the teacher to enter one or more students into the various MTNA competitions, provided all other eligibility requirements are met. Nonmembers may enter students either (1) in the state where the student has permanent residence of (2) in the state where the instruction takes place. Nonmember fees must be paid on or before August 31, 2007.

Entrant Information

* A student may submit only one entry.

* A student may enter the competitions in only one state.

* Only one student per entry is allowed.

* Competition financial obligations are the responsibility of the entrant.

* If there is only one entrant in a State-level category, there will be NO State Competition. The entrant will be named the State Representative and that composition will advance directly to the Division Competition.

* If there is only one entrant in a Division-level category there will be NO Division Competition. The entrant will be named the Division Representative and that composition will advance directly to the National Finals.

Submission Requirements

* The performance time must not exceed ten (10) minutes.

* Only compositions for nine performers or less will be accepted. Electronic realizations of larger scale works are not allowed.

* A composition that makes use of a copyrighted text must be accompanied by a written statement from the copyright holder giving permission to use the text. If the text is in the public domain, a statement signed by the student and teacher indicating this fact must accompany the entry.

* Four (4) copies of a fully realized score, completely notated by the composer, are required (no recordings accepted). The manuscript must be in the composer's handwriting or in the form of a computer printout produced by the composer.

* Measures of the composition must be numbered, preferably at the beginning of each system.

* All materials must be labeled with the name of the composition, the name of the student and the category (Elementary, Junior, Senior, Young Artist). The name of the teacher must not appear on the score.

* No change may be made to the manuscript once it has been submitted with the application.

* Any composition that does not meet the Submission Requirements will be disqualified.

* Compositions for prepared piano are not permitted at the request of competition hosts and piano companies providing instruments.

Performance Requirements

* The composition of each national composition competition winner will be performed at the 2008 MTNA National Conference in Denver, Colorado. Winners must be present at the performance in order to receive their award and must provide their own musicians.

* Only live performances are allowed for Composition Winners at the National Conference.

* If the first-place winner is unable to attend the National Conference and arrange for a live performance of their composition:

** first-place ranking will be retained, but cash awards for student and teacher will be forfeited.

** second-place competitor will be given the opportunity to attend the National Conference and have their composition performed.

** if the second-place competitor accepts this opportunity, the student will receive the first-place cash award in lieu of the second-place cash award and that student's teacher will receive the first-place teacher award.

** if the second-place competitor is unable to attend the National Conference and have their composition performed, the second-place designation and the amount of the cash award will be unchanged.

* Winning compositions must be performed at the national conference on the instruments for which the composition was written.

* Teachers may perform a student's composition at any level.

Competition Rules

* Performance parts are required for performances at the state, division and national concerts, but do not need to be submitted with the original application materials.

* Copies of the score of each national winner will be kept by MTNA.

* MTNA is not responsible for lost or damaged manuscripts or parts.

* Scores will not be returned to the entrants.

* A composition may be in any style for any medium.

* Entrants must have prepared the composition with the teacher listed on the application.

* A national first-place winner may not participate in the same competition category (Elementary, Junior, Senior, Young Artist) again.
Composer Classification List

This list is not exclusive. If you have repertoire
concerns, contact the appropriate national coordinator

Baroque (B); Classical (C); Romantic (R); Impressionistic (I);
Contemporary (Con)

Achron, Joseph Con
Albeniz, Isaac R
Albeniz, Mateo C
Albrechtsberger, Johann C
Aquado R
Arban, Jean-Baptiste R
Artunian, Alexander Con
Bach, C. P. E. C
Bach, J. S. B
Bach, I. C. C
Bach, W. F. C
Bach-Busoni R
Bach-Rachmaninoff R
Balakirev, Mily R
Balay R
Barat, J. E. R/Con
Barber, Samuel Con
Bartok, Bela Con
Bassett, Leslie Con
Beach, Amy R
Beethoven, Ludwig van C
Berg, Alban Con
Berio, Luciano Con
Beriot, Charles de R
Bernstein, Leonard Con
Beyer, Emil Con
Bilotti, Anton Con
Bizet, Georges R
Blavet, Michael B
Bloch, Ernest I/Con
Boccalari R
Boccherini, Luigi C
Bochme, Oscar R
Bohm, Carl R
Borne, Francois R
Boulanger, Lili R/I
Bozza, Eugene Con
Brahms, Johannes R
Breval, Jean-Baptiste C
Britten, Benjamin Con
Bruch, Max R
Burton, Eldon Con
Bush, Geoffrey Con
Busoni, Ferruccio R
Busser, Henri R
Caplet, Andre I
Cappuzzi, Antonio C
Cassado, Gaspar Con
Chabrier, A. E. R
Chaminade, Cecile R
Chopin, Frederic R
Cimarosa, Domenico C
Clark, Herbert R
Clementi, Muzio C
Cooke, Arnold Con
Copland, Aaron Con
Cords, Gustov R
Corelli, Arcangelo B
Corigliano, John Con
Couperin, Francois B
Creston, Paul Con
Crusell, Berhnhard C
Damare, Eugene R
Damase, Jean-Michel Con
Danzi, Franz C
David, Ferdinand R
Debussy, Claude I
Dela, Maurice Con
Delibes, Leo R
Dello Join, Norman Con
Demersseman, Jules R
Denisov, Edison Con
Desportes, Yvonne Con
Devienne, Francois C
Dick, Marcel Con
Dohnanyi, Ernst R
Donjon, Johannes R
Doppler, Albert Franz R
Dornel, Louis-Antoine B
Dougherty, Celius Con
Dukas, Paul Con
Dutilleux, Henri Con
Dvorak, Antonin R
Eccles, Henry B
Elgar, Edward R
Enesco, Georges R
Falla, Manuel de R/I
Faure, Gabriel R
Finzi, Gerald Con
Francaix, Jean Con
Franck, Cesar R
Francouer, Francois C
Franz, O. R
Frummerie, Gunnar de Con
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