Music Teachers National Association Competitions

The MTNA Student Competitions consist of three levels: State Competition, Division Competition and National Finals and are suitable for the most advanced students.

The purposes of the Music Teachers National Association Performance competitions are 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.

Performance Categories:

Junior – Piano, String and Woodwind

Senior – Brass, Piano, Piano Duet (one piano/four hands) String, Woodwind, and Voice

Young Artist – Brass, Piano, String, Woodwind, and Voice

Chamber Music – String, Wind, Voice

Composition – Elementary, Junior, Senior, Young Artist levels