Publication Competition

[fullwidth background_color=”” background_image=”” background_parallax=”none” enable_mobile=”no” parallax_speed=”0.3″ background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” video_url=”” video_aspect_ratio=”16:9″ video_webm=”” video_mp4=”” video_ogv=”” video_preview_image=”” overlay_color=”” overlay_opacity=”0.5″ video_mute=”yes” video_loop=”yes” fade=”no” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding_top=”20″ padding_bottom=”20″ padding_left=”0″ padding_right=”0″ hundred_percent=”no” equal_height_columns=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” menu_anchor=”” class=”” id=””][title size=”3″ content_align=”left” style_type=”none” sep_color=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” class=”” id=””]TMTA Publication Contest[/title][one_half last=”no” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=””][fusion_text]ENTRY DEADLINE: December 16, 2016 (postmark)[/fusion_text][/one_half][one_half last=”yes” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=””][fusion_text]CHAIR: Dorothy Yan
ENTRY FEE: $12.00[/fusion_text][/one_half][title size=”4″ content_align=”left” style_type=”single” sep_color=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” class=”” id=””]Guidelines[/title][fusion_text]

  1. This Student Affiliate activity is for grades 1-Post 12.
  2. There is no theory requirement for this competition.
  3. Any number of articles may be submitted. Teachers entering more than one student are urged to have students write on different topics, if possible.
  4. The topics are purposefully broad to allow the student journalist freedom of perspective.
  5. The articles should be written so that others of the same age will be able to read them.

[/fusion_text][separator style_type=”none” top_margin=”10″ bottom_margin=”40″ sep_color=”” border_size=”” icon=”” icon_circle=”” icon_circle_color=”” width=”” alignment=”center” class=”” id=””][title size=”4″ content_align=”left” style_type=”single” sep_color=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” class=”” id=””]Publication Contest Topics 2016-2017[/title][one_third last=”no” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=””][fusion_text]Grades 1 and 2
(75 – 300 words)
IA The Nutcracker Ballet
IB Meet the Orchestra[/fusion_text][/one_third][one_third last=”no” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=””][fusion_text]Grades 3 and 4
(250 – 550 words)
IIA “Peer Gynt Suite” by Grieg
IIB Characteristics of Romantic Era Music
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Grades 5 and 6
(400 – 650 words)
IIIA Beethoven’s 5th Symphony
IIIB Characteristics of Contemporary Era Music

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(500 – 750 words)
IVA Berlioz’s “Symphonie Fantastique” IVB Baroque Concerto

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(600 – 850 words)
VA Verdi and Wagner – The Giants of 19 Century Opera VB Virtuoso Performers in the Past and Present

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(700 – 950 words)
VIA Expressionist Opera
VIB Renaissance Music

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(750 – 1050 words)
VII Music and Politics: Trace the interplay of protest and/or power in a chosen composition

Video Contest Topic: “What does it feel like to be a conductor?”
(Grades 4-8 and 9-12)
(60 – 120 seconds including credits, which should be no more than 10 seconds)

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