May 19, 2013 at 2:15 pm
Youth Musicales are an opportunity for students to perform
in a non-competitive setting. The May 19, 2013 at 2:15 pm
Youth Musicale will take place at the Dove Library Ruby G.
Schulmann Auditorium in Carlsbad.
Register your students and pay your student fees by logging
into our NSDMTAC website. Use the "login" link in
the left-hand column. To pay your fees, click on the yellow
"Add to Cart" box provided for your convenience.
This "cart" will lead you to PAYPAL. All registration
fees will be paid through PAYPAL. No checks will be accepted
for payment. Registration open/close dates and all other important
festival details and information will be sent to you by email.
Please make sure that your contact information is up to date
in our system so that you will receive these valuable emails.
Chair: Jessica McFarland firstname.lastname@example.org
Galina Cotler email@example.com
February 9, 2013
This year, our branch will have two competitive categories
for the Bach Festival.
1) The "Johann" category will be the most competitive
where winning students will be eligible to move on to Regionals
and possibly the Complete Works Auditions. All details and
rules can be found at the official Southern California Junior
Bach Festival website at www.scjbf.org. Please see the website
for the list of repertoire that is acceptable for the Complete
2) The "Anna Magdalena/Baroque" category is for
students who wish to perform works by Bach (that will not
be eligible for Regionals or Complete Works Auditions) or
any other Baroque composer. The "Anna Magdalena/Baroque"
competition will award 1st, 2nd and 3rd place to students
Please note students registered in the "Anna Magdalena/Baroque"
category will not be eligible to move on to Regionals or Complete
1st, 2nd, 3rd place will be awarded in three different levels
(Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced). The levels will coincide
with CM Syllabus. Elementary (Preparatory-Level 3), Intermediate(Level
4- Level 7) and Advanced (Level 8- Level 10).
Registration for both "Johann" and "Anna Magdalena/Baroque"
must be done through the official Southern California Junior
Bach Festival website at www.scjbf.org. There is no student
limit for any studio. All piano or organ students are welcome
to participate. For questions regarding registration, contact
one of the festival chairs.
Chair: Nelly Kras: NellyKras@aol.com
February 10, 2013
This is a Local and State competition for vocalists, orchestral
instrumentalists and chamber ensembles. Winners of the State
competition will perform at the State Convention and receive
cash prizes. For a complete list of ages, categories and literature
requirements, contact the VOCE Chair. There is also a non-competitive
part of this event which includes other musical ensembles,
such as duets for piano, piano-duos, sonatas for piano and
other instruments etc. The location for VOCE is TBA.
for the Ensemble
Chair: Jane Masur firstname.lastname@example.org
Branch and Keyboard Chair: Joanne Stohs
Keyboard Evaluations and Theory:
March 9-10, 2013
Location:Emmanuel Faith Community Church
Teacher Scheduling/ Keyboard Theory Chair : Nelly Kras
Strings Evaluations and Theory:
March 3, 2013
Location: Escondido Adventist Academy
Strings Chair: PamaLynn Broeckel
Winds Evaluation and Theory:
March 2-3, 2013
Location: Oak Valley Middle School
Winds Chair: Jane Masur
Voice Evaluations and Theory:
March 2, 2013 in Temecula
Voice Chair: Cindy James
Certificate of Merit is a comprehensive program of music
evaluation for students offering annual adjudication in keyboard,
strings, winds and voice. Students of all ages are welcome
to participate. The students are evaluated in the following
five areas: performance, sight-reading, theory, ear training
and technique. Each student is registered in one of ten levels
by November 15. The evaluation takes place in March. For more
information on this program, see the Certificate of Merit
page on this website and at mtac.org.
Teacher Information -
April 20, 2013
This festival is open to all disciplines. It is in recital
format with mixed instrumentation and piano solos. This festival
is semi-competitive. Students can earn medals and ribbons.
The theme of the festival is Romantic and Impressionistic
music. The location of the festival is at the First Congregational
Church of Escondido. Register your students and pay student
fees through PAYPAL by logging into our NSDMTAC website.
Please make sure all of your contact information is up to
date in our system.
Chair: Greta Berezovsky email@example.com
Hanna Kogan firstname.lastname@example.org
Heidi Klaerich - Computer co-chair
May 18, 2013
This is a competition for Sonata and Sonatina selections that
is open to all instruments. Students are divided into recital
groups according to age. Judges choose winners for each group...1st,
2nd, 3rd place, and honorable mentions. To register your students
and pay student fees through PAYPAL, login to our NSDMTAC
website. Registration open/close dates will be sent to you
by email. Please make sure your contact information is up
to date in our system.
Chair: Holly Franz
May 4, 2013
A senior who will be continuing music education in college
can apply and audition for a scholarship through our Branch.
Further information about this program and audition guidelines
can be obtained from the website.
Chair: Alyze Dreiling-Hammer email@example.com