TMTA Original Composition Contest

CHAIR: Dorothy Yan

ENTRY DEADLINE: November 7, 2016 (postmark)
RECITAL DATE: January 22, 2017, 4:00 p.m.

(Click here for Original Composition Contest Application 2016)

Entrants must be Student Affiliate members and must pass the TMTA Theory Test.

  • Consult your TMTA Student Affiliate Handbook for information about contest divisions, eligibility, submittal of manuscripts, state entry fees, and judging and awards at the state level.
  • Entries judged Superior or Excellent at the local level may be entered at the state level. ¬†Depending on the grade level, there is an additional $10 fee for any composition that is sent to the state level. Manuscripts, critiques and certificates of participation will be returned to all students
  • All local winners will perform their pieces in the Original Composition Recital on January 22, 2017.¬† All local winners must return their corrected manuscripts by January 9, 2017.
  • State level first, second and third place winners in each division will perform their compositions at the TMTA convention and receive cash awards.