Eligibility: Any piano student from Grade 4 to 12 who is a student of a current MAPTA member is eligible to enter. The Grade 4 students will receive comments only. The Grade 5 – 12 students may be chosen for the recital. Students may play one or two pieces with the total playing time not to exceed ten minutes. All music must be played from memory. The judge may specify the piece to be performed if the student is chosen to play on one of the recitals. Teachers may enter more than one student. The repertoire must be at or above Level 6 as listed in The Pianist’s Guide to Standard Teaching and Performance Literature by Jane Magrath. [Transcriptions by major composers by special permission only. Deadline: 1 November.]
Registration and Fees: Registration forms (paper only) and checks must be received by 5 PM on Wednesday, January 23, 2013. No late entries will be accepted. Send forms and the $20 fee (check payable to MAPTA) to Shu-Ching Chuang. Audition times will be sent to the teachers by email. The registration forms and judging forms will be available on the MAPTA website. Details are subject to change. Please check Nuances for verification.
Date: Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 8 AM to 5 PM
Friday, February 8, 2013 from 5 PM to 8 PM (if needed)
Location: Madison Christian Community Church
7118 Old Sauk Road, Madison, WI 53717
The judge will choose approximately one-third of entrants to play on the recitals. Students must bring one non-photocopied score with the measures numbered.
Teachers will be notified of their student’s audition times no later than February 1. We will do our best to accommodate valid schedule conflicts, such as WYSO rehearsals. Students must state clearly their exact reason for a schedule request. Please remember that schedule requests are subject to the approval of the co-chairs and are not guaranteed depending on the needs of the overall schedule.
Date: Sunday, February 24, 2013, at 2 PM (and possibly 4 PM)
455 North Park Street, Madison, WI 53706
Shu-Ching Chuang Jane Peckham
509 Everglade Drive 6606 Offshore Drive
Madison, WI 53717 Madison, WI 53705
(608) 821-0148 (608) 829-2466
About the judge: Margarita Kontorovsky holds a Masters Degree in Musical Arts from the St. Petersburg (Leningrad) Conservatory in Russia with an emphasis in piano, accompanying, ensemble and education. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Musical Arts from the Lvov Musical College in the Ukraine with an emphasis in piano, teaching and accompaniment. Before joining the faculty of WCCM in 1994, Margarita taught as a Senior Teacher in the Piano Department of Pskow Musical College. Margarita has continued her performance and accompaniment work throughout the Milwaukee area after moving to the US.
Honors Recital 2011