Achievement Awards Competition: Woodwinds/Brass/Percussion

DATE AND PLACE
Saturday, May 13, 2017  8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax
2709 Hunter Mill Road
Oakton, VA  22124

DEADLINES
Registration Deadline:  April 13, 2017
All fees are paid online through mtfest.com by this date.

FEES
$32.00.  All fees are nonrefundable.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
1. Please register at mtfest.com

2.  Pay fee online through mtfest.com. Click on Billing, then click on the $ next to the event. Pay with Visa or Mastercard. After payment is made, you may print a copy of the invoice for your records. You do not need to mail anything to the Chair.

CHAIR
Kenneth Lee

CO-CHAIR
Marjorie Lee

LEVELS AND TIME LIMITS
Brass/Percussion: (one level)

Grades 9-12 10 minutes

Woodwinds:

Grade 6 and under 6 minutes
Grades 7-8 7 minutes
Grades 9-10 8 minutes
Grades 11-12 10 minutes

REPERTOIRE REQUIREMENTS
Selection(s) or movement(s) displaying contrasting styles or tempi.

Memorization is most acceptable, but not required.

Here is a list of repertoire used in 2014 which you may  download  as a spreadsheet for your reference:  Repertoire for Winds Achievement Awards 2014

NVMTA supports the use of published musical scores.  If a photocopy must be used, the NVMTA Copyright Release Form, signed by a parent or teacher, must be submitted to the chairman by email or postmarked at least one week prior to the event. Please submit this form also for music purchased or downloaded from the internet. Students using photocopies (or anything resembling a photocopy) either for themselves or the judges, without having provided the Copyright Release Form by this deadline, may play for comments but will not be eligible to compete.

ELIGIBILITY
Previous first-place winners may not compete again in the same level, but with chairman’s consent, may compete in a higher level. Students must be taught lessons in person in Northern Virginia.

TEACHER GUIDELINES
Student must provide accompanist, if needed.

Please provide one published score with all measures numbered, and which must not bear the student’s or teacher’s name.

Teachers must agree to abide by the Rules for Competitive Events

AWARDS

1st 2nd 3rd
Woodwinds
Grade 6 and under Gift certificates from Music and Arts for all prizes
Grades 7-8 $100 $50 $25
Grades 9-10 $200 $100 $50
Grades 11-12 $300 $150 $75
Brass/Percussion
Grades 9-12 $260 $100 $50