Clark County Music Teachers Association Events

CCMTA provides various events throughout the year, assessing students' skills, increasing musical knowledge, and providing performance opportunities.

CCMTA Festivals
Festivals include the Baroque + Classical (held in November) and the Romantic + 20th Century (held in May). Festivals allow students a low-pressure performance opportunity in a workshop environment with other students of similar levels. More information and registration available here.

CCMTA Student Recitals
Performance classes are held monthly October through May and give students a non-competitive recital option to perform. More information available here.

MTNA Student Composition Competition
The intent of the competition is to encourage creativity and self-expression in student musicians at all levels through the art of composing.  WSMTA winners advance to Northwest Division and possibly to the National competitions. More information and registration available here.

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 available here.

WSMTA Music Artistry Program
The Music Artistry Program is a wonderful opportunity for students to receive written and aural feedback from a professional teacher and the visiting artists. The Music Artistry Program is held in late winter. More information available here. Registration available here.


WSMTA Music Literacy Program

The Music Literacy Program includes 10 non-competitive levels and an annual theory and general musicianship exam, proctored by our local chapter. More information and registration available here.

WSMTA Outstanding Artist Competition
This competition was established to provide a positive step for students wanting to compete in the MTNA Performance Competitions in future years.  It serves as another competition opportunity for Washington State’s many talented junior and senior high school pianists.  The OAC is only a state level competition but it does come with monetary awards. More information available here.

WSMTA Young Composers Project
The Young Composers Project gives students of WSMTA members the opportunity to submit their compositions for judging and comments by qualified adjudicators. The project provides educational feedback, a goal-setting format, and a focus on music that students love – their own compositions. More information available here.