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 (place and date to be determined). 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: Saturday, April 15, 2023
The registration link will open January 1, 2023
Deadline: March 1, 2023 – NO EXCEPTIONS
- 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, 2022): 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
Place and date to be determined.
Prizes: Elementary $200; Junior $275; Senior $350
Kathleen Stephenson Sadoff
5006 Cadogan Place
New Albany, Oh 43054
Co-Chair: Nina Polonsky – firstname.lastname@example.org
Updated August 11, 2022