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.

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.

NHMTA State Piano Competition Judges:

NHMTA State Strings Competition Judge:

Mark Latham, DMA

Information and Registration

Forms are in PDF format – readable with the free Adobe Reader.

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