MTNA Student Performance Competition

For advanced students interested in performance competition, the MTNA performance competitions offer that opportunity.  The competitions are open to any student who plays at the level of the required music, and are offered at the Junior, Senior, and Collegiate levels.  The state competitions are considered the primary educational level, with the division and national levels showcasing outstanding performances and honoring significant pedagogical achievement.

More information concerning guidelines and registration are available online at

Friday November 11, 2016and Saturday, November 12, 2016.

Central Washington University, Ellensburg

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. The deadline was Wednesday, September 14, 2016.

WSMTA Teacher Registration Fee:   Deadline September 14, 2016. The fee is $45 for each entrant.

Music Building at Central Washington University

2016 MTNA WSMTA Performance Competition Winners

Contact Karen Hollenback, NCTM, MTNA Performance Competition Chair if you have any further questions.

Winners of the State competition will compete at the Northwest Division level in January.

More information is available online:  Northwest Division Competitions
When:            January 14 – 16, 2017  (Saturday–Monday)

Where:           Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA

Questions?   Contact Mary Kaye Owen, NCTM, MTNA NW Division Competition Chair

Winners of the Northwest Division Competition will compete at the National level in March.

When:            March 18 – 22, 2017

Where:           Baltimore, Maryland


2016 WA State National Winners (pdf)