PianoFest 2021 - "Performing in Person"

PianoFest 2021 will be held in T. Earl Hinton Music Hall

IMPORTANT DATES
 
  • October 29 (Friday) - Application and fees due
  • November 13 (Saturday) - Live in Hinton Hall
  • Event description:

    • A non-competitive event open to students of all ages and levels in Middle Tennessee.

    • Students play a single-movement work or movement from a larger in front of an adjudicator for written comments​​, a rating, and possible medal or ribbon.

    • Theme: "Performing in Person" - Any original work by a composer of any era. Children's teaching pieces are permitted, but need to be original.

    • Students are judged solely on their own playing, not in comparison to other entrants.

    • Ratings: Superior, Excellent, Very Good, Good​​

      • Students receiving a rating of Superior will also receive a medal​​.

  • Eligibality and cost:​​​

    • Open to any student of an MTMTA teacher, as well as non-MTMTA teachers​

      • MTMTA member - $20 application fee​

      • Non-MTMTA member - $25 application fee

  • Application Information:​​ 

    • Online Application (google form) - due Friday, October 29.

    • Application Fee: Send check by October 29 to the address indicated on the application​​. 

    • Scores: Please bring one original score of the work to be performed with measures numbered.

  • Repertoire and requirements:​​​​

    • Any original single-movement work or movement from a larger work by any composer of any era. Children's teaching pieces are permitted, but need to be original.

    • Multiple pieces can be entered if the total timing of all pieces falls underneath 8 minutes. An additional $15 fee will be required if the total timing is over 8 minutes.

    • Duets/ensembles are permitted. $30 per duet entry ($15 per student).

    • Repeats optional​​.

    • Memorization required for solo repertoire; not required for duets/ensembles. 

    • Questions regarding repertoire may be directed to Sheri Harris.