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POSTPONED ! 20- 21st century Music Festival

January 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

$18

Chair: Susanna Safarian-Tarontsi

Event Date: Sunday , January 23, 2022 at 2:00pm
Location: zoom

starontsi@hotmail.com

Deadline to complete online application below : January 18
Postmark Deadline for Entry Fees:
 January 18

mail to :

Susanna Safarian Tarontsi

1850 veteran ave, apt 201

los Angeles, CA 90025

The 20th century Music Festival is not a competition. Each student participant is presented with a festival certificate of achievement.

Click Here For Our 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
    • This year we begin a new tradition of pieces from a more specific world region and repertoire:
    • in 2020, Repertoire is to be chosen from 20th century composers . There will be a short lecture focusing on Russian music of of the 20th century..works included should be similar to those outlined in Certificate of Merit ‘contemporary’ period. You may also include Neo-Classical, Atonal, or late Impressionistic (20-21st 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 our dress code.
  5. APPLICATION & FEES
  6. submitting video of performance:
  7. Make a video from a smart device or computer
  8. Go to the google drive folder I will provide when the time comes
  9. Upload the video to the drive
  10. Make sure the video is titled “[Name], [Piece], [Composer]”
  11. You are all done! The rest will be taken care of by our video engineer Gus King.
    • Please fill out the form below – making sure that you fill out info for each student and/or ensemble. Deadline is January 17, 2021
    • Accurate timings must be provided, and please no repeats!
    • Entry fee per student: $18
    • Teachers: Entry fees must be paid with a single check for the teacher’s TOTAL entry fees for all students payable to: MTAC-WLA.
    • Mail Entry fees check to
      Susanna Safarian-Tarontsi
      mail to :
    • Susanna Safarian Tarontsi
      PO Box 491674
    • Los Angeles, CA 90049
      Please
    • note festival name in memo portion of check.
    • Deadline: Online form must be filled out by January 17
  12. Make a video from a smart device or computer
  13. Go to the google drive folder I will provide when the time comes
  14. Upload the video to the drive
  15. Make sure the video is titled “[Name], [Piece], [Composer]”
  16. You are all done! The rest will be taken care of by me.
  17. Make a video from a smart device or computer
  18. Go to the google drive folder I will provide when the time comes
  19. Upload the video to the drive
  20. Make sure the video is titled “[Name], [Piece], [Composer]”
  21. You are all done! The rest will be taken care of by me.

Master Studio Application for This Event

Entry fees must be paid with a single check drawn on the teacher’s bank account (for the teacher’s TOTAL entry fees for all students) payable to MTAC.-WLA.

    Calculate Your Total Due:
    TOTAL # of Students ____ x $18 per student fee = $_____ (total of your check).

    Payee: All checks must be payable to MTAC-WLA.

    ATTENTION TEACHERS: STOP AND READ THIS BEFORE SUBMITTING THIS FORM!

    A “Media Release Form” must be signed by a parent (or guardian) of ANY participating student(s) and submitted to the Festival Chair 7 days prior to the event date.
    Link to the Online Form is located at the foot of all pages of this website -or at this link
    (Online forms automatically email to the Festival Chair)

    Details

    Date:
    January 23
    Time:
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Cost:
    $18
    Event Category:

    Organizers

    MTAC West Los Angeles Branch
    Susanna Safarian Tarontsi

    Venue

    live!!! on zoom event
    Tba
    Tba, CA 90405 United States
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