Upcoming Events
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PMTA Fall Sonatina Festival
Date: October 21, 2017
Time: TBA
Location: Glendale Community College, 6000 W. Olive Ave., Glendale, AZ 85302
Registration Deadline: Sept. 29
The purpose of the Fall Festival is to give students the opportunity to be evaluated performing before a judge. Each student will receive a written critique and either a Bronze, Silver, or Gold Medal, or a Participant’s Ribbon. A recital of the Gold Medal winners and awards ceremony will be held the day following the auditions.
Owens Studio Halloween Recital
Date: October, 27, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: SCUCC - 4425 N. Granite Reef Rd., Scottsdale
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PMTA Fall Vocal Recital
Date: November 18, 2017
Time: 1:00-2:00 PM
Location: AZ Piano
Registration Deadline: Nov. 11
The purpose of the Vocal Recital Series is to give vocal students ages 9 through senior high an opportunity to perform in a recital setting. Recital will be limited to one hour.
PMTA Music at the Mall
Date: December 9, 2017
Time: TBA
Location: Paradise Valley Mall
Registration Deadline: November 10
Music at the Mall provides a special opportunity for students of all ages to perform publicly, while showcasing the accomplishments of students in our community. It provides quality music for the listener, as well as a positive experience for the students and favorable exposure for teachers, PMTA, and the music stores providing pianos.
PMTA 66th Annual Piano Ensemble
Date: Febuary 10, 2018
Time: 6:00 and or 8:00 Concert
Location: Arcadia High School
Registration Deadline: October 27th
The Phoenix Music Teachers Association's Piano Ensemble is one of PMTA's oldest and most beloved traditions. Beginning in 1952, it continues to provide a unique ensemble performance opportunity for piano students, using a variety of music genre. The PMTA Piano Ensemble has become well known throughout the Valley as an excellent musical experience for both observers and performers. In recent years, world-renowned composers Kevin Olson, Robert Vandall and David Karp have eagerly accepted commissions to compose specifically for the Piano Ensemble, and they have also been honored conductors at the concerts. There are 3 required rehearsals on either Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday for the 3 weeks prior to the concert and one dress rehearsal the morning of, or evening before, the concert. Rehearsal locations and times vary, depending on the piece you are performing.
PMTA Spring Vocal Recital and Master Class
Date: March 31, 2018
Time: TBA (generally early-mid afternoon)
Location: AZ Piano
Registration Deadline: One week prior to event
The purpose of the Vocal Recital and Master Class is to give vocal students ages 9 through senior high an opportunity to perform in a recital setting. Recital will be limited to one hour. Following the recital, select students can participate in a Master Class given by a prominent vocal teacher.
PMTA Dean & Carolyn Elder Piano Competition
Date: March 24, 2018
Time: TBA
Location: AZ Piano
Registration Deadline: March 10
PMTA's Dean & Carolyn Elder Competition gives students an opportunity to perform solo repertoire in a recital setting and be adjudicated. All participants will receive certificates, and students awarded "Superior with Distinction" or "Superior" will receive trophies and cash awards upon availability. Students awarded "Honorable Mention" will receive cash awards upon availability. All award winners are invited to perform in the Winner's Recital the following day.
Owens Studio Spring Recital
Date: May 25, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: SCUCC - 4425 N. Granite Reef Rd., Scottsdale
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