Metairie Music Club 2020 Piano Competition
April 4, 2020 (Tentative)
Location: Tulane University-Dixon Hall Annex
Application Deadline: March 14, 2020
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.
2019 Piano Competition Winners
Middle School Division (6th-8th Grades)
1st Place ($200) – Laura Warren, student of Louise Bush
2nd Place ($100) – Duy Trinh, student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin
3rd Place ($50) – Derek Chen, student of Melanie Perez
High School Division (9th-12th Grades)
1st Place ($200)–Christopher Vuong, student of Melanie Perez
2nd Place ($100) – Alex Wang, student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin
3rd Place ($50) – TIE: William Wells, student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin AND Matthew Vuong, student of Melanie Perez
2019 MMC Piano Competition Winners
Middle School Division
Laura Warren(1st), Duy Trinh (2nd) and Derek Chen(3rd)
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). Please bring ORIGINAL music to be performed (with measures numbered) to the competition. PHOTOCOPIES WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION.
6. First place winners are excluded from competition in the following year in the same Division, but may progress from Middle School Division (Division 1) to High School Division (Division 2.)
7. Awards (DOUBLED THIS YEAR) are provided by The Metairie Music Club:
1st Prize – $200 in each Division
2nd Prize – $100 in each Division
3rd Prize – $50 in each Division
PRIZES will be awarded at the end of the competition. All contestants and family are invited to attend the competition and awards ceremony.
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. Winners are invited to perform at the Metairie Music Club meeting held in May.
11. Applications, Teachers List and Teachers Volunteer Form can be downloaded from the MMC website.
12.Teachers, please use the Application Checklist below and send/deliver all required forms (to be received by deadline) to the Chairman at:
Sheila Schwartzmann Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; phone: (504) 251-1829
7806 Jeannette Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
APPLICATION CHECKLIST ***PLEASE PUT ALL FORMS IN A 9x12 LEGAL SIZE ENVELOPE***
_____ Two copies of Teacher Master List. ONE COPY MUST BE TYPED AND EMAILED TO Sheila Schwartzmann
_____ Two Application/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.
_____ One Teacher Application Form
_____One Teacher Volunteer Form
Bring ORIGINAL music to be performed (with measures numbered) to the competition. Music will be checked at registration/check in desk. PHOTOCOPIES WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION.
Download Teacher Master List (Excel).
Download Piano Competition Application /Adjudication Form.
Download Piano Competition Teacher Application Form.
Download Teacher Volunteer Form
Download Release Form for MMC Events
2020 MMC Piano Competition Information:
Deadline to register: March 14, 2020
Competition Date: April 4, 2020 (Tentative)
Location: Tulane Dixon Hall Annex
Metairie Music Club
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We encourage you to contact the Metairie Music Club with any questions.