Romantic & Impressionist Festival



MTAC Santa Monica Bay
2017 Romantic & Impressionist Festival

Natasha Marin, Chair

Students/Parents are asked to please communicate with the Chair through your Teacher.

November 12, 2017 (SUN)
    Steinway Piano Gallery – Beverly Hills
    2:00 PM – 5:00 PM



APPLICATION FORM (to be filled out by TEACHERS ONLY)
DEADLINE: November 1, 2017 (WED)



Rules & Guidelines

Number of Students & Total Playing Time
Each teacher may enter up to a maximum of 15 minutes of total playing time divided among:
  • Solo Performers OR
  • Ensemble Groups OR
  • Solo Performers and Ensemble Groups combined
  • We encourage teachers to submit as many students as they have prepared.
  • Students may be in Grades K-12, College, or Adult, but must be playing at CM Level 4 (or equivalent) and higher.  See Repertoire information below.
  • Any teacher with more than 15 minutes of total playing time is encouraged to contact the Chair to see if there is enough time in the Festival to accommodate the extra time/students.
Repertoire
  • Any solo or ensemble literature from the Romantic, Late Romantic, or Impressionist Era.
  • Students must be playing at CM Level 4 (or equivalent) and higher.
  • Students do NOT need to be registered for CM to participate in this Festival.
  • We have access to two pianos this year, so piano duos are allowed.
  • Maximum of two unrelated works may be programmed. (Movements from the same piece or collection of shorter pieces are considered ONE work.)
If you have any questions regarding the appropriateness of your literature, please contact Natasha Marin, Chair.
Students/Parents are asked to please communicate with the Chair through your Teacher.

Solo Performers: $15 fee per solo performer
Solo Performers must be Students.

Solo Performers include:
  • Piano Soloists
  • Guitar/Wind/Brass/String/Voice Soloists (unaccompanied)
  • Guitar/Wind/Brass/String/Voice Soloists (accompanied on piano by non-student collaborative artist, teacher, or parent)

Ensemble Groups: $20 fee per ensemble group (covers all members of the ensemble group)
Ensemble Groups are chamber music ensembles of two or more performers. All members of Ensemble Groups must be Students, unless the work is for multiple "soloists" with accompaniment. At least one member of the Ensemble Group must be a Student of an MTAC Santa Monica Bay Branch Teacher.

Ensemble Groups include:
  • Piano Four Hands (Duets), Piano Six Hands, Piano Eight Hands, Piano Duos, etc.
  • Instrumental and/or Vocal Ensembles with/without piano

Memorization & Performing Experience
  • Memorization for Piano solo literature is mandatory.
  • Memorization for Guitar solo literature (unaccompanied and accompanied) is mandatory.
  • Memorization for Vocal solo literature (unaccompanied and accompanied) is mandatory.
  • Memorization for other Non-Piano Instrumental solo literature is optional.
  • Memorization for all Ensemble Groups (chamber music) is optional.
  • Students must have previous performing experience.

Etiquette & Concert Dress
  • All performers must stay for the entirety of their assigned recital program.
  • All performers must appear in CONCERT DRESS.
    For example, NO T-shirts, clothing with advertising, jeans, shorts, sweatpants, mini-skirts, sneakers, or flip flops.

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