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Performance Opportunities


KMTA Competitions
Deadline: specified on website and in KMTA Journal Kentucky Music Teacher
Event: several competitions held in conjunction with annual KMTA State Conference; mid-late October at various state colleges/universities within Kentucky
Fee: varies with event
Details: students of varying ages and abilities perform and compete at the convention site; more details in journal and online

Louisville Orchestra Young Artist Competition
Contact:  Application and additional information can be found at the following

GLMTA Student Workshop
sponsored by the Greater Louisville Music Teachers Association
Find complete details on menu above right.
Classical 90.5/PNC Wealth Management Young Artist Competition


The Royal Conservatory Music Development Program 
Theory Exams:  Early December, Late May to Early June
Practical Exams:  Late May or Early June (Exact dates are chosen by availability of examiners.)
Details: The Music Development Program provides a recognized national standard that supports success in music study through an effectively sequenced course of study from beginner to advanced levels. It inspires excellence with individual student assessments in all instruments and voice and also in the academic areas of theory, music history and pedagogy.


KMTA Regional Festival
sponsored by the Kentucky Music Teachers Association
Contact: Dr Denine LeBlanc, Regional Festival Manager
Deadline: one month before annual event
Event: held annually at U L School of Music
Date: Typically, a Saturday in mid-March. (Find complete details from menu above right.)
GLMTA Scholarship Audition Recital
sponsored by the Greater Louisville Music Teachers Association


Annual Nathaniel Patch Piano Competition
Governor’s School for the Arts
Fee: No fee required except for a small security deposit for accepted students
Details: Rising Junior and Senior High School students from Kentucky spend 3 weeks living on a college campus studying their musical instrument along with related musical classes and other related activities.