CCMTA holds two festivals annually. These festivals allow students opportunity to perform and receive feedback in a non-threatening master class environment.

Baroque + Classical Music Festival 2019

Romantic + 20th Century Music Festival 2020

Festival Guidelines

  • Festival hours are Saturday 9am-5pm and Sunday 1-5pm.

  • Teachers registering three or more students will be expected to assist with monitoring sessions.

Registration Guidelines

  • All registrations to be submitted online.

  • Please input your student's full name properly and correctly, as participation certificates will be printed using this information.

  • Please input all repertoire information, including catalog number and key

  • Mail checks for the total amount to Festival Chair.

  • All participants may enter the festival as competitive or non-competitive. When entering the festival as non-competitive, the participant will not be considered for award placement.

  • Student fees:​​

    • 10 and under | $20 (competitive) | $19 (non-competitive) | 6 min​

    • 11-13 | $22 (competitive) | $21 (non-competitive) | 10 min

    • 14 and older | $24 (competitive) | $23 (non-competitive) | 15 min

    • Ensemble | $28 (competitive) | $27 (non-competitive) | 15 min

  • Please mail checks made payable to CCMTA to the Festival Chair one week prior to Festival start.

Student Eligibility

  • Student must have studied with a current CCMTA teacher for a minimum of six months.

  • If the student studies with more than one teacher, both teachers' names must be entered in the registration form. 

Teacher Eligibility

  • Teacher must be a CCMTA member in good standing. 

  • Teacher must be available to monitor for at least one session during the Festival.

  • The Festival is run in a master class format. The visiting artist will work with each student immediately following their performance. 

  • The visiting artist will award each group with a winner and honorable mention. The total number of awarded participants is at the judge's discretion.

  • All participants will receive a certificate at the end of their session.

  • Non-piano participants must provide his/her own accompanist.

  • Please respect everyone's privacy. No recordings, video, audio, or photography will be permitted during the Festival.

Results

  • The visiting artist's decisions are final and he/she is instructed not to discuss the results with anyone. 

  • Teachers are not allowed to ask the judge on the final results. 

  • The visiting artist will notify the Festival Chair with the award results at the end of the Festival. 

  • If teacher, student, or parent contact the judge regarding the final results, the participant will be disqualified. 

  • The Festival Chair will notify the teachers of results via email by Wednesday after the Festival. Teachers must make arrangements to pick up the awards from the Festival Chair within two weeks after the Festival.

CCMTA Music Festivals