John Kang, of Los Alamos, has been selected to compete as a Division Finalist in the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Junior Artist Piano Competition. The three-tiered competitions begin at the state round. National Coordinator: Winner: Jonathan Chen, Piano - Teacher, Feilin Lin Murray. MTNA understands that music teachers are facing many unique personal and professional challenges during the COVID-19 health crisis. Music Teachers National Association is a nonprofit organization comprised of 20,000 independent and collegiate music teachers committed to advancing the value of music study and music making to society and to supporting the professionalism of music teachers. Live accompaniments are preferred for video competitions; however, if entrants are unable meet with accompanists due to state or local orders, prerecorded accompaniments are acceptable. State winners and representatives advance to the MTNA Eastern Division Competitions. Division Winners then proceed to the National Finals. The three-tiered MTNA competitions begin at the state level. To receive more information about the MTNA National Competitions, please contact MTNA national headquarters at (888) 512-5278, mtnanet@mtna.org or visit the website at www.mtna.org. Application deadline is Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 3:00. The MA state competition is the first level of the MTNA performance competitions. Acceptd (the online submission platform) fee is $30 per application for online submissions. 2020 Performance Winners. First-place winner of the each state's competition advances to a division competition. Primary communication is via email. Honorable Mention: Ana Yam, Piano - Teacher, Suzanne Torkelson. The program must contain compositions from at least two different periods of music (baroque, classical, romantic, impressionistic, contemporary). MTNA Competitions Results: Oct., 2020. Kenny, the son of Shirley and Zongyan He, is an 11th grade student at the Princeton International School of Mathematics and Science. Winner: Tiffany Koo: California: Southwest Division: Rufus Choi: Second Place: Kenneth He: New York: Eastern Division: Stella Xu: Third Place: Luke Turner: Alabama: Southern Division: Heather Conner: Chopin Award: Shiv Yajnik: Texas: South Central Division: Marcy & Alex McDonald JUNIOR PIANO Winner: William Ge (Natalie Zhu and John Perry) Alternate: Anh Nguyen (Amy Gustafson) HM: Katherine Waggoner (Joan Krzywicki) HM: Annie Wang (Marina Lupinacci) HM: Emily Wu (Joy Kiszely) HM: Hanna Sumner (Keren Ligowski) The MTNA Competitions are a great way to keep your students engaged and inspired whether they are taking lessons in-person or online. Jacqueline Herbein, NCTM. Compositions using extended techniques (i.e. © 2020 Music Teachers National Association 600 Vine St., Ste. All videos will receive comments from the judges. Toggle search Toggle navigation. Kenny has won more than twenty prizes and awards. Watch the video about the MTNA Competitions. Past MTNA Competition Winners . Effective with the 2019–2020 competition year, the Chamber Music Competitions will move to a two-tier competition: the preliminary round, by video submission only; and the final round, live at the MTNA National Conference. Junior Performance Piano Richard Shao, MTNA Winner Teacher, Arthur Greene Senior Composition Jason Zhang, MTNA Winner Teacher, Amalia Kazaryan. NJ COVID Vaccine Priorities Questioned, NJ Issues New COVID Vaccine Priority List; Teachers 'On Deck', WATCH LIVE: Gov. The application must have accurate email addresses for entrant, teacher and parents. The winners/representatives of each state’s competitions advance to a video-only division competition. Awards made possible by the MTNA Foundation Fund. We wish success to the winners as they proceed to the division auditions. The winners/representatives of each state’s competitions advance to a video-only division competition. ELEMENTARY Winner: Katherine Kiehl (Kendra Bigley) Honorable Mention: Asa Ligowski (Keren Ligowski) JUNIOR Winner: Cyrano Rosentrater (Ariane Alexander) Honorable Mention: William Sommers (Theresa Klinefelter) SENIOR introducing foreign objects into the workings of the piano to change the sound quality, strumming or plucking of strings) are not permitted at the request of competition hosts and piano companies providing instruments. All videos will receive comments from the judges. The views expressed here are the author's own. *Note the Chopin prize awarded at the national finals. Transcriptions are allowed. The finals of the MTNA Competitions will be a video round. Application deadline: Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 3:00, Piano, String (Violin, Viola, Cello, String Bass) and Woodwind (Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon, Saxophone), In order to receive the monetary award, winners are required to perform on the Junior Winners Concert, which takes place from 3:30–5:30. The applications for the 2020–2021 MTNA Composition, Junior, Senior and Young Artist Competitions will be available soon! MTNA Competitions. The MTNA National Competitions provide opportunities for advanced musicians in junior high, high school, and college/university to compete at a national level. The CAPMT State fee is $50. The winners of the state competition in the Junior (11-14), Senior (15-18), Young Artist (19-26) and Chamber Music (18-26) levels compete at a Division Competition in the winter. Junior Competitions: Brad Hunnicutt, Coordinator. Winner: Gabriel Sun; Teacher: Maria Gomez, District 6 YA Performance Woodwind Andrei Mazanko, MTNA Winner Teacher, Arthur Campbell Here's The New 2021 List, Office Chair Liquidation-New Years Warehouse Sale, Youth Arts Programs (Step, Dance, Drumline), The Tattooist of Auschwitz - a novel by Heather Morris, WEBINAR: 2021 Investment & Planning Outlook. The residency requirements for international students who were unable to return to in-person classes in the U.S., but are continuing to study online with a teacher here. Senior Piano. Winner: Richard Shao: Michigan: East Central Division: Arthur Greene: Second: Bryant Li: Texas: South Central Division: John Weems: Third: Conrad Flake: Utah: Southwest Division: Ning Lu /Jie Lu: Chopin Award: Matthew Liu: Kansas: West Central Division: Jack Winerock Petri Scholarship Winners; Scholarships. Award for Best Chopin Performance will be given by the Chopin Foundation of the U.S.: $500 cash award, Awards made possible by the Yamaha Corporation of America, Orchestral Strings Division, Awards made possible by the MTNA Foundation Fund, Applications will be available in August 2020. In the event that the MTNA National Conference is cancelled, the finals will be a video round. Compositions were … Maximum performance time: twenty (20) minutes. MTNA competitions include Composition, Brass, Piano, String, Voice, Woodwind and Chamber Music. Representative: Crystal Huang & Clarissa Tan (Paul Barnes) State winners/representatives advance to video-only West-Central Division Competition. Here's what you should know. Winners of Southern Division Competitions will compete at the MTNA National Conference in March. Division Winners then proceed to the National Finals. NC MTNA 2016 Performance Competition Results: Congratulations to all NC MTNA state performance competition winners, alternates, honorable mentions and their teachers! Single entrants in an event will automatically advance to the online Southern Division Competitions, and are not eligible for monetary awards. Division winners/representatives compete in person at the national finals during annual MTNA National Conference. Hawaii State winners move on to the video-only Southwest Division Competition. The MTNA National Competitions are the most successful and prestigious student competitions in the country Each year, thousands of students compete for top prizes and national recognition. MTNA Young Artist Piano Honorable Mention: Zehao Bai, Teacher: Marina Lomazov/Joseph Rackers Winners of each State Competition advance to the Division Competition. Daniel Brugh Composition Scholarship; OMTA Instrumental and Collaborative Scholarships; OMTA Voice Scholarships; OMTA Piano Scholarships; MusicLink; Syllabus. Murphy Issues NJ Coronavirus, Vaccines Update, Princeton HS Face Challenges In Winter Sports Due to Mask Mandate. MTNA Young Artist Piano Winner: Yumeng Pan, Teacher: Natalya Antonova. MTNA Competitions. This is an honor for Colorado as well as the West Central Division.