2023 Spring Performance Festival: Saturday, April 8, 2023
A non-competitive performance event open to pre-college students in the Shenandoah Valley. Early elementary to advanced pre-college students are welcome to participate! Open for pianists, piano duets, strings/piano duo, and instrumentalists.
Students will be grouped in recital formats based on their age and "level."
Date: 2023 Festival Date: Saturday, April 8, 2023 Participation Deadline: March 3, 2023 Location: EMU Lehman Auditorium, Recital Hall, and Martin Chapel (dependent on which recital the student is placed in) Time: Morning-Afternoon Cost: $5 per student, solo or duet
Note: Teachers who are not part of HMTA/PTF are welcome to pay a $20 non-member fee to enroll their students in these recitals.
Have questions? Email HMTA at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Solo participants should plan to play 1 piece or 2 contrasting pieces or songs - Collaborative participants (piano duet, piano/instrumentalists, strings duo) should plan to play 1 piece - Memorization is encouraged but not required - Time limits are as follows:
Early Elementary and Elementary: 3 minutes total
Late Elementary and Early Intermediate: 5 minutes total
Late Intermediate and Advanced: 10 minutes total
To Participate: - Fill out the online forms below - Send payment to HMTA - After receiving online form submissions and payment, one of our team members will confirm your submission and notify you of your student's scheduled recital times.
Day of Logistics: - Students and their families should plan on arriving 5-10 minutes early so we can start promptly. - Parking can be found outside of Lehman Auditorium or the surrounding areas - Please, no food or snacks on the premises.
2023 Spring Performance Festival Participation Form
Using our online forms, please complete participation forms for your applicable students by March 3, 2023
A. Online Form
1) Fill out forms for each student entry. To begin another application after submitting one, click "submit another response." - Note the "level" of each student so we can group them according to age and level - Indicate what time the student would be available (morning, late morning, early afternoon) 2) Fill out online Teacher Participation Form and calculate total festival fee for your studio
Please calculate payment and send a check for the amount to HMTA c/o Piano Festival, P.O. Box 379, Bridgewater VA 22812.
Note: If, for whatever reason, your student cannot participate in the festival, notice must be given to the festival coordinators two weeks prior to the festival in order to receive a refund. No refunds will be given for students who decide to not participate after this date.