Twentieth Century Festival 2017

Chair: Susanna Safarian-Tarontsi

Sunday, February 5, 2017, at 12 noon
Steinway Piano Gallery
8801 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills 90211

Deadline to complete application: January 22, 2017
POSTMARK Entry Fees & Master Studio List and paper application Deadline: January 23, 2017

Please send festival fees, applications and Master Studio List to Susanna Safarian-Tarontsi (if you need her address, please call: 310 801-4019)
The Contemporary Music Festival is not a competition. Each student participant is presented with a festival certificate


GUIDELINES

  1. PLAYING TIME AND ELIGIBILITY
    • Each teacher is allowed a maximum of 20 minutes of total playing time for all students.
    • Students can be any level or instrument.
  2. REPERTOIRE REQUIREMENTS
    • Repertoire is to be chosen from 20th and 21st century composers and can be similar to the Certificate of Merit ‘contemporary’ period. You may also include Neo-Classical, Atonal, or late Impressionistic (early 20th century) music
    • All music must be original and published: no arrangements, simplifications, etc.
  3. MEMORIZATION & PERFORMANCE
    • All pieces must be memorized. (contact Susanna for exceptions for chamber pieces or complex contemporary scores)
  4. ETIQUETTE
    • All performers must stay for the entirety of the festival program.
    • Traditional recital dress code must be followed for a respectful, professional look. Teachers please remind students of dress code.
  5. APPLICATION & FEES
    • Application form is at the end of this page. Please print out form and submit one for each student and/or ensemble. Deadline is January 22, 2017.
    • Accurate timings must be provided, and please no repeats!
    • Entry fee per student: $18
    • Teachers: Entry fees must be paid with a single check drawn from the teacher’s bank account, for the teacher’s TOTAL entry fees, made payable to MTAC-WLA.
    • Entry fees check must be accompanied by the Master Studio List and POSTMARKED by January 23 to Susanna Safarian-Tarontsi.
    • Click for application:mtac-wla-music-of-20th-century-festival-2017-application
    • Click here to download the Master Studio List