MTNA Competitions: For Entrants, Parents & Teachers

We are happy to welcome you as a participant in the Pennsylvania state level of the MTNA Competitions (click here for directions, parking, campus map and hotel information). To make your competition process as smooth as possible, please review the following guidelines and procedures. All information is listed with your competition entrant number that you have received via email. If you have any other questions, please contact the appropriate competition official.
  • Sign in at the registration desk and have music checked. Besides music for you and your accompanist (if applicable), bring one (1) score of each piece you are performing for the judges (mark measure numbers).
  • An adult over the age of eighteen (18) will be required to sign a Music Release Form for the use of any reproduced music.
  • Practice facilities at the competition site will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Be outside the competition room ten (10) minutes before your scheduled performance time.
  • All entrants should be present for the announcement of the results of the competition.
  • Within one (1) week following the state competition, non-piano winners must submit an online Accompanist Information Form on the MTNA website. Winner must enter name of accompanist or pay the official accompanist fee.
  • MTNA recommends that students under the age of eighteen (18) be accompanied by an adult at all levels of the competition. MTNA will exercise all reasonable caution to provide a safe environment for all entrants but cannot guarantee the safety of all entrants.
  • Teachers, coaches, entrants, parents and guardians should not interact in any way with judges before or during the competition at any level.

Rehearsal & Performance Times Listings

JUNIOR PIANO – Murley Recital Hall
Number Performance Time Sunday 11/10 Rehearsal Time Saturday 11/9
JP1 8:15am 5:30pm
JP2 8:30am 5:50pm
JP3 8:45am 6:10pm
JP4 9:10am 6:30pm
JP5 9:30am 6:50pm
JP6 10:05am 7:10pm
JP7 10:25am 7:30pm
JP8 JP9 JP10 JP11 10:50am 11:15am 11:40am 12:05pm 7:50pm 8:10pm 8:30pm 8:50pm
  SENIOR PIANO – Isaacson Dance Studio 
Number Performance Time Sunday 11/10 Rehearsal Time Saturday 11/9
SP1 10:00am 5:30pm
SP2 10:30am 5:55pm
SP3 11:00am 6:20pm
SP4 11:30am 6:45pm
SP5 noon 7:10pm
SENIOR WW -  Number SW1 SW2 Classroom202 Performance Sunday 11/0 9:00am 9:25am   Rehearsal Saturday 11/9 5:30pm 5:55pm
YOUNG ARTIST PIANO – BIEMSDERFER CONCERT HALL
Number Performance Time Sunday 11/10 Rehearsal Time Saturday 11/9
YAP1 8:30am 5:30pm
YAP2 9:05am 6:00pm
YAP3 9:40am 6:30pm
YAP 4 10:25am 7:00pm
YAP5 11:10am 7:30pm
YAP6 11:45am 8:00pm
YAP7 YAP8 1:15pm 1:50pm 8:30pm 9:00pm
YOUNG ARTIST BRASS – CLASSROOM 202
Number Performance Time Sunday 11/10 Rehearsal Time Saturday 11/9
YAB1 11:30am 7:30pm
YAB2 12:05pm 8:00pm
YOUNG ARTIST WOODWIND – CLASSROOM 202
Number Performance Time Sunday 11/10 Rehearsal Time Saturday 11/9
YAW1 10:00am 6:30pm
YAW2 10:35am 7:00pm
CHAMBER MUSIC – CLASSROOM 202
Number Performance Time Sunday 11/10 Rehearsal Time Saturday 11/9
CH1 1:30pm 8:30pm
CH2 2:05pm 9:00pm