MTNA National Competitions

MTNA/TMTA STUDENT COMPETITIONS  

MTNA/TMTA Performance Competitions

The purpose of the Music Teachers National Association Performance Competitions is 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.

All applications must be submitted to MTNA online.  For more information please click here.

To review the video guidelines for the 2020 contest, click here.

MTNA/TMTA Composition Competitions 

The purpose of the composition competition sponsored by Music Teachers National Association 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.  

All applications must be submitted to MTNA online.  For more information please click here.

2020 MTNA Performance Contest Winners

Junior Piano - 2nd Place - Bryant Li (John Weems)
Junior Woodwind - 3rd Place - Reina Shim (Monica Song)
Senior Piano - Chopin Award - Shiv Yajnik (Mary and Alex McDonald)
Senior String - 3rd Place - Matthew Ho (Jan Sloman)
Senior Voice - 1st Place - Dana Mays (Katherine White)
Senior Woodwind - 3rd Place - Jacob Brockett (Joshua Bryant)
Young Artist Voice - 1st Place - Carolyn Orr (Robert Best)
Young Artist Woodwinds - 2nd Place - Landon Chang (Eric Nestler)
Chamber Music Strings - 1st Place - Trio Rouge (Andrew Brownell)
     Nick Hammel (violin), Chan Song An (cello), Sohee Kwon (piano)