PianoFest 2022

PianoFest is a non-competitive event open to students of all ages and levels in Middle Tennessee.

IMPORTANT DATES
 
  • October 28 (Friday) - Application and fees due
  • November 12 (Saturday) - Hinton Hall
  • PianoFest Pro:

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

    • Memorization is required.

    • 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​​.

  • PianoFest Premier:​

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

    • Memorization is not required.

  • Eligibility and cost:​​​

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

    • PianoFest Pro:

      • MTMTA member - $22 application fee​

      • Non-MTMTA member - $27 application fee

    • PianoFest Premier:

      • MTMTA member - $15 application fee​

      • Non-MTMTA member - $20 application fee

  • Application Information:​​ 

    • Online Application (google form) - due Friday, October 28.

    • Application Fee: Send checks (made out to "MTMTA") by October 28 to: 

      • Scott Burt: 1816 Alpine Dr. Columbia, TN 38401

  • 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 is under 5 minutes.

      • An additional $15 fee will be required if the total timing is over 5 minutes.

    • Repeats are optional.

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

    • Memorization is required for PianoFest Pro (solo works). 

    • Memorization is not required for PianoFest Premier solos and all duets/ensembles.

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

    • Questions regarding repertoire may be directed to Sheri Harris.