Piano Competition

Metairie Music Club Piano Competition

April 14, 2018 

Location – Tulane University Dixon Hall Annex 

Application Deadline: March 24, 2018

The Metairie Music Club sponsors a Piano Competition annually in April. University professors serve as judges.
Piano competition winners are invited to perform at the Metairie Music Club’s monthly meeting in May.

2017 Piano Competition Winners


Middle School Division (6th-8th Grades)

1st Place ($100) – Adam Young, student of Guzel Bilyalova
2nd Place ($50) – Matthew Vuong, student of Melanie Perez
3rd Place ($25) – Anthony Zuo, student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin
Honorable Mention – Jillian Hollier

High School Division (9th-12th Grades)

1st Place ($100)– Christopher Vuong, student of Melanie Perez
2nd Place ($50) – Cove Geary, student of Dr. Robin Williams
3rd Place ($25) – Lauren Stevens, student of Guzel Bilyalova
Honorable Mentions – William Wells and Jeffrey Deng

2017 MMC Piano Competition Participants
Middle School Division

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 2017 MMC Piano Competition Participants
High School Division

Rules and Regulations:

1. Entrants must be a member of a current Junior Club in the Metairie Music Club and be a student of a member in good standing of the Metairie Music Club. The teacher must attend at least one regular meeting or participate in one club function prior to the competition and must have been a member for the year prior to the competition.
2. The competition is divided into two Divisions:
Middle School Division – Students in grades 6 thru 8
High School Division – Students in grades 9 thru 12
3. Entrance fee is $10.00 per student. There will be no refunds for absences.
4. The competition is open to pianists only.
5. Repertoire must include three memorized pieces representing three of the four historical periods of music (i.e., Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Modern).
6. First place winners are excluded from competition in the following year in the same Division, but may progress from Division 1 to Division 2.
7. Awards are provided by The Metairie Music Club:
1st Prize – $100 in each Division
2nd Prize – $50 in each Division
3rd Prize – $25 in each Division
8. The judges have the option of not awarding a prize. All students will receive comments from judges.
9. Late entries will not be accepted.
10. Applications and Teachers List can be downloaded from the MMC website.
11.Teachers, please send the following to the Chairman:
_____ Two copies of Master List. **ONE COPY MUST BE TYPED AND EMAILED TO destrehan.piano.lessons@gmail.com
_____ Two Adjudication Forms for each student. (Music listed must be the same performed, no changes allowed.)
_____ One total check ($10 dollars per student) payable to  Metairie Music Club covering all entries.
_____ Teacher Application Form

Download Teacher Master List (Excel).
Download Piano Competition Application (Adjudication Form).
Download Piano Competition Teacher Application Form.

Email Chairmen Guzel Bilyalova and Mary Monsted for additional details.

2018 MMC Piano Competition Information:

Deadline to register:    March 24, 2018
Competition Date:         April 14, 2018
Location:                     Tulane Dixon Hall Annex

Metairie Music Club

Metairie Music Club, a non-profit organization made up of professional and non-professional individuals interested in the promotion of music in our community, encourages your participation in all of our events.
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