The Buckeye Auditions event is OhioMTA’s premier competition for our most outstanding students. Each of Ohio’s eight Districts holds a preliminary competition in March, April or early May leading to a statewide competition in June at Malone University. Winners are required to compete at the state level. There are no monetary awards in the preliminary competition.
OhioMTA Member Teachers: Current membership dues for MTNA, OhioMTA and the District must be paid in full before the application deadline. An MTNA/OhioMTA member with student membership status is not eligible to enter students.
Non-member Teachers: See fee schedule below.
Location: Graves Piano and Organ
Date: Sunday, May 9, 2021
The registration link will open January 1, 2021 and close on March 1, 2021.
- Each student will register separately and pay a single entry fee through the OhioMTA registration system. Applicants will receive notification 2 to 3 weeks before the competition.
- Levels (Age as of Sept 1, 2020): Elementary Ages 9-11; Junior Ages 12-14; Senior Ages 15-18
- Time Limits: Elementary 5-10 minutes; Junior 6–12 minutes; Senior 9-18 minutes
- Categories: Piano, Strings, Voice and Winds
- Member Fees: Elementary $70; Junior $90; Senior $110
- Non-member Fees: Elementary $105; Junior $135; Senior $165
STATE FINALS – REQUIRED FOR WINNERS OF THE DISTRICT AUDITION
Date: June 12, 2021
Location: Malone University – Canton, OH
Johnson Center for Worship and the Fine Arts
Prizes: Elementary $200; Junior $275; Senior $350
For Rules, Regulations and Online Application go to:
Kathleen Stephenson Sadoff
5006 Cadogan Place
New Albany, Oh 43054
Co-Chair: Nina Polonsky – firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-Chair: Yoyo Qian Liu – email@example.com
Updated September 11, 2020