Fall Competitions 2017

The MTNA Student Competitions consist of three levels: State Competition, Division Competition, and National Finals.  The NH Music Teachers Association hosts the state level competition which will be held on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at St. Paul’s School, Concord, NH.

Performance Competitions

The purposes of the Music Teachers National Association Performance competitions are to provide educational experiences for students and teachers and to recognize exceptionally talented young artists and their teachers in their pursuit of musical excellence. The state competitions are considered the primary educational level with the division and national levels showcasing outstanding performance and honoring significant pedagogical achievement.

Composition Competitions

The purpose of the Music Teachers National Association composition competition is to encourage creativity and self-expression in student musicians through the art of composing and to recognize their achievements, as well as the significant work of their teachers.

Application deadline is 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, September 13, 2017.

MTNA active membership dues must be paid before submission of the application. Entrants will be assessed a $150 nonmember teacher fee if the membership is not paid for the 2017–2018 membership year.

Please consult the MTNA website for all competition guidelines, requirements, and application procedure: 


For additional questions, please contact:

Vice President for Competitions:

Julie Chiang, DMA

25 Ernest Ave. Apt. 10

Exeter, NH 03833