Louisiana Teachers Association

APPLICATION FORM PIANO             APPLICATION FORM STRINGS

 UPPER ELEMENTARY AUDITIONS
Centenary College, Shreveport, LA

Friday, October 14, 2016


Requirements and Regulations
  - Piano

1.  The student must currently be studying with an LMTA Certified Teacher and be in grade 5 or 6 as of September 1 of the competition year.  The student must have studied a minimum of 6 months preceding the audition with the current teacher.

2.  Students must have passed the appropriate LMTA Rally written test with a minimum score of 70.  Students who have not participated in District Rally must be prepared to take their respective written tests prior to the audition.  Tests may be administered by the District Rally chairman of the student's District, or they may be taken at the convention prior to the audition.

3.  A minimum of two or a maximum of three compositions must be performed from memory.  The music is to be chosen from at least two of the following periods:  Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Impressionistic, or Modern.  Transcriptions or arrangements are not acceptable.  The program must be no less than four (4) minutes and no more than ten (10) minutes in length.  Contestants WILL be disqualified if their playing time is less than 4 minutes.

4.  No reproductions (either by hand or machine) of printed music may be used or provided for the judge.  Students will be disqualified from the contest if this rule is violated.  The rule is not based on copyright law, but is one made by MTNA and LMTA in the interest of professional ethics.

5.  One unmarked (nothing to identify the student or teacher) copy of the music to be performed must be provided for the judge.  Measures must be numbered.

6.  APPLICATION MUST BE RECEIVED BY FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2016.  Late applications will not be accepted. 

7.  Completed applications with check for $20.00, made payable to LMTA, should be sent to chairman: Jeanne Patterson, 2601 Arcadia Drive, Ruston, LA 71270.  If you have any questions please e-mail Jeanne at SareptaGal@yahoo.com .

PRIZES:  All participants receive a merit certificate.  First Place receives a $100.00 Award and Second Place receives a $50.00 Award.  Honorable Mentions will be named at the judge's discretion.


Requirements and Regulations  - Strings


1.   The student must be in grade 5 or 6 as of September 1 of the competition year. 


2.   Students must have passed the appropriate LMTA Rally written test with a minimum score of 70. Students who have not participated in District Rally must be prepared to take their respective written tests prior to the audition. Tests may be administered by the District Rally chairman of the student's District, or they may be taken at the convention prior to the audition.


3.   A minimum of two or a maximum of three compositions must be performed from memory. The music is to be chosen from at least two of the following periods: Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Impressionistic, or Modern.

4.   No reproductions (either by hand or machine) of printed music may be used or provided for the judge. Students will be disqualified from the contest if this rule is violated. The rule is not based on copyright law, but is one made by MTNA and LMTA in the interest of professional ethics.

5.   One unmarked (nothing to identify the student or teacher) copy of the music to be performed must be provided for the judge. Measures must be numbered.

6.  APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2016.  Late applications will not be accepted. 

7.  Completed applications with check for $20.00, made payable to LMTA, should be sent to chairman:  Young-chiao Wei, 10631 Hillbrook Ave., Baton Rouge, LA 70810.  If you have any questions please e-mail Dr. Wei at ywei1@lsu.edu .


PRIZES: All participants receive a merit certificate. First Place receives a $100.00 Award and Second Place receives a $50.00 Award. Honorable Mentions will be named at the judge's discretion.

 

 

Upper Elementary Auditions 2015

 

 Congratulations to 2015 Upper Elementary Auditions Winners

1st Place
Alex Wei (student of Robin Yee)

2nd Place
Sarah Li (
student of Chia-Ling Lien)

Honorable Mention
Alexander Wu (student of Chia-Ling Lien)
Emily Wu (student of Sue Steck Turner)


 


 

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