Chairperson: Yu-Ying Emily Lee (YMC–Piano@njmta.com)
Competition Date and Location: Sunday, November 4, 2018 at Westminster Choir College
Recital Date and Location: Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 9:00 AM, at Westminster Choir College
1st Place Winners – Trophies as well as Performances in the Winners Recital at the NJMTA State Conference. (Note: 1st Place Winners are required to perform at the Winners Recital in order to receive the trophies. Those who do not perform at the Winners Recital will only receive the Certificate.)
2nd & 3rd Place Winners – Trophies
Honorable Mentions – Certificates
All winners should make arrangements to pick up their awards at the State Conference if they cannot attend the award presentation at the conference.
How to Enter: Online registration only
Teachers are to complete the online registration form for this event. Teachers should supply all requested information and collect fees from the students. One payment for all combined student fees should be paid by the teacher. Payment via PayPal is preferred. If it is necessary to make payment via check, it should be written by the teacher and made payable to “New Jersey Music Teachers Association” with the event code “YMP” written on the memo line. Absolutely no checks from students, and no cash or money orders will be accepted. Checks can be mailed to:
Yu-Ying (Emily) Lee
142-47 Horace Harding Expy Apt. 2
Flushing, NY 11367
Registration Fee: Solo: $55 per student.
*Registration fees are non- refundable.
Teacher Duty Deposit Fee: A separate duty deposit fee is required for all participating teachers, both member and non-member. If this is the only event that you are entering students in on this date, please pay the teacher duty fee with this registration. If you are entering students in two or more events on this date, (YMC Piano, YMC Piano Duet, Master Class Audition, Composer Commission Competition) please submit the teacher duty fee with the event registration in which you have the highest number of students entered. Duty fees may be paid online with your registration, or paid with a separate check from the Registration Fee. The deposit fee/check will be returned after the duty is fulfilled, or cashed if the teacher fails to fulfill his/her assigned job.
For 2018 auditions, please send:
$55 to enter up to 10 entries
$80 to enter 11–20 entries
$105 to enter more than 20 entries
Registration Deadline: Submitted/postmarked no later than Monday, September 24, 2018. A late fee of $40 is charged for entries submitted between September 25 and September 28. Absolutely no forms will be accepted after September 28. Late application forms will not be processed until the late fee is received. Any fees sent by mail must be sent via regular mail - NO CERTIFIED MAIL, PLEASE!
Once the application form is sent and accepted by the chairperson, names of students cannot be substituted.
Student Eligibility: Students of any age up through the collegiate undergraduate level are invited to compete, and they will be grouped by their age as of October 1 of the competition year. Entrants must have studied the performance medium of the competition with the same teacher for a minimum of six months out of the nine months immediately preceding November 1. Except:
Students who go over the time limit will be stopped by judges during the competition.
The competition is scheduled by age. Due to the complexity of scheduling, NO requests regarding preferences may be made.
Please also check the General Guidelines for all NJMTA Auditions and Competitions under General Information on page 22 of this Yearbook.
Same as Young Musicians Competition for Piano.
Student age groups: Competing students will be grouped in the following age groups: 12 and under, 13–14, 15–17, 18–collegiate undergraduate level.
Performance time: (Maximum performance time)
Through age 10 10 minutes
Ages 11–14 15 minutes
Ages 15–17 17 minutes
Ages 18–undergrad level 20 minutes
Please read the General Information for other information.
To register, click here.