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

November 10 – 12, 2017
Central Washington University, Ellensburg

Registration for the 2017 competition is now available.

For competition guidelines, click here.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 13, 2017 at Noon PT

WSMTA Teacher Registration Fee:   Deadline September 13, 2017. The fee is $45 for each entrant.

Music Building at Central Washington University

Contact Kathy Mortensen, 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 13 – 17, 2018  (Saturday–Monday)

Where:           Portland Piano Company,  Portland, OR

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 17 – 21, 2018

Where:           Lake Buena Vista, Florida


2017 WA State National Winners (pdf)

2016 WA State National Winners (pdf)