Performance Contest

TMTA SA Performance Contest


The TMTA SA Performance Contest is the premier event for students who wish to perform and compete at the highest level. Competitors must prepare a program of varied pieces to be performed from memory in front of multiple judges. After winning in local and regional rounds, students will perform in the State contest at the annual TMTA Convention, with top prizes obtaining monetary awards. Categories include Piano Solo, Piano Concerto, Vocal Solo, and Orchestral Instruments Solo. This event strives for performances of the highest possible ability and artistry. 

Recent winners and repertoire


IMPORTANT:  All entries must be submitted to the state by your Local Performance Contest Chair.  Procedures and deadlines for submitting to your local chair will vary by association, as do local contest dates and locations. 

For more information or questions:

  • Students and parents: Contact your teacher.  If your teacher is unsure, contact your local association.
  • Teachers: Refer to the TMTA Handbook or contact your Local Performance Contest Chair.
  • Local Performance Contest Chairs: Contact the TMTA Office.


Forms for Local Performance Contest Chairs

COVID recommendations for local contests

Processes for Local Performance Contest Chairs - Entry Deadline: March 3 for Regionals; March 31 for State

State Contest Video Guidelines - Video Upload Deadline: June 1 (opens May 1)

Student Activities Registration Summary Form