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KMTA Regional Festival

Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019
University of Louisville

New Registration Form 
New Adjudication Form (print on 8.5" x 11" paper)
(Postmark Deadline: 30 days before festival)

Fees (non-refundable):
$25 per solo entry
$25 per duet entry
Teacher must me a member of KMTA.
Make checks payable to KMTA. (One check only, please.)

Mail to:
Regional Festival Manager:
Dr. Denine LeBlanc
1311 S. First St.
Louisville, KY 40208


Festival Details:
Three divisions for piano students of varying abilities:

Division A (non-competitive, comments only)
Divisions I and II (based on school grade and ability, theory test required)

Division A:
Open to students of all ages, including adults
Non-competitive, for comments only (no rating)
Theory test optional
Each performer receives a certificate

Two pieces of contrasting styles
Each solo must be at least 8 measures in length
No popular music
No arrangements
Memorization required

Division I and II:

Note: Division I and II no longer require a Baroque selection. Students should present two pieces of contrasting styles.

Theory Test: In addition to the adjudication, all Division I and II students take a theory test. The tests are organized into levels. Students who pass a given level may proceed to the next level the following year. It is not necessary to begin with Level One if a student seems able to take a more advanced test. Conversely, it is fine, and advisable, for students who did not comfortably pass a level the previous year to retake the same level. Teachers indicate on the student's registration form which level he or she is to take and need to inform the student of this choice.

To assist in preparing students for the theory test, you may download study guides from the KMTA web site. Also, you may request a theory syllabus from Lisa McArthur, KMTA Theory Chair, at

Registration Information: Participating teachers must be KMTA members in good standing in order to enter students without paying an additional teacher fee. Non-KMTA member teachers may enter students by paying a teacher fee of $20.

Complete eligibility requirements and registration information are found in the KMTA Regional Festival Handbook. (The information in this handbook was revised in 2013. Please reference this web page for the most current information.)

All forms must be filled out properly in order for students to participate.