Auditions Festival

IMPORTANT UPDATES
Auditions Festival Sunday March 15, 2020

 
Sunday March 15, 2020  1pm-7pm
Entry fees:  $18 per entry for students of OhioMTA members and CCM Prep Faculty
$27 per entry for students of non-members
Registration CLOSED

The Auditions Festival is an adjudicated event for piano and voice students. Students perform in front of a judge in a closed audition (except for advanced level piano students who perform in an open recital format with 2 judges).

 

Students receive a comment sheet, a score, and a corresponding ribbon or medal. In addition, the top scores in each category will receive an Honors Trophy (see photos of awards below).

 

Piano is divided into 9 difficulty levels. Voice is divided according to age and genre.

 

Students may enter more than one piece/song and may enter in multiple divisions (piano and vocal). However, they are only eligible for 1 trophy per division.

Gold, silver, and bronze medals
Honors Trophy
Event Information

Piano Division

  • Open to piano students from kindergarten through twelfth grade who have studied a minimum of 6 months with their current teacher.

  • Pieces MUST be played from memory.

  • Students may enter more than one piece and may enter in multiple levels; however, they will only be eligible for one trophy.  

  • A published copy of the music, with measures numbered, is to be provided for the judge at the time of performance.

  • All music must be in accordance with the federal copyright laws.

  • All participating teachers must volunteer 3 hours (or send someone in their place). Please indicate volunteer preferences on application.

  • Volunteers will be given FREE PARKING!

  • 9 levels: Primer, Beginner, Elementary, Early Intermediate, Intermediate, Late Intermediate, Early Advanced, Advanced I, Advanced II (refer to repertoire guidelines and repertoire list for more information).

  • Primer through Early Advanced: Performers are scheduled for a private audition with a judge.

  • Advanced I and Advanced II: Performers are scheduled in open recitals with 2 judges.

  • Performers will receive comments, a score/rating, and the appropriate ribbon or medal.

  • Those receiving the highest scores in their level will receive a special Honors Trophy.

Vocal Division

  • Open to vocal students ages 10-18 as of 3/15/2020.

  • Participants must have studied a minimum of six months with their present teacher.

  • One memorized vocal solo from the standard literature including folk songs, art songs, arias, popular music, and musical theater. 

  • Students may enter more than one song; However, students are only eligible for one trophy.

  • A published copy of the music, with measures numbered, is to be provided for the judge at the time of performance.

  • Participants MUST provide their own accompanist, one will not be provided. Pre-recorded tracks are prohibited.

  • Warm-up rooms are not guaranteed but will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • All music must be in accordance with the federal copyright laws.

  • All participating teachers must volunteer 3 hours (or send someone in their place). Please indicate volunteer preferences on application.

  • Volunteers will be given FREE PARKING!

  • Participants are scheduled for a private audition with a judge.

  • Performers will receive comments, a score/rating, and the appropriate ribbon or medal.

Download the Piano Repertoire List:
Download the Piano Repertoire Guidelines:
REGISTRATION
Registration CLOSED

There are 2 ways to register:

 

1. Fill out the online form below

OR

2. Download, print, and mail the application form. (CLICK HERE)

Questions? Teachers may send questions to  Clinton Pratt, the director:
cjp_piano@yahoo.com
 
(If you are a student or parent of a student, please direct your questions to your teacher)
 

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