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Judged Festival

May 3, 2020 at Salem State University, Central Campus, 71 Loring Avenue, Salem, MA 01970

Some Notes of Interest

  • All current MMTA members (except student members) may register piano students to participate.
  • Non-members must pay a $70 non-member fee.  To avoid the fee, MMTA/MTNA membership must be completed by January 31, 2020.
  • This event is for piano students only.
  • Registration is limited to a maximum of 12 students per teacher.  Teachers may register less than 12 students, but not more than 12 total.
  • Registrations will be accepted ONLINE only.
  • Registration will be open from February 1, 2020 to March 31, 2020.  No registrations will be accepted after March 31, 2020.


Judged Festival, which was originally scheduled for May 3, 2020, is cancelled.


Full refunds will be issued for all registration fees and non-member fees paid as a result of registration for the 2020 MMTA Judged Festival.


Refunds will be processed as soon as possible in the upcoming weeks.

For questions, please contact the Judged Festival Chair, Heather Riley:   judgedfestival@mmta.net



Repertoire Theme for 2020: Nature 

2020 Required Repertoire List

2020 Judged Festival Rules

Music Release Form


Sunday, May 3, 2020      

8:30am - 5:30pm


Location:  Salem State University

Central Campus, 71 Loring Avenue, Salem, MA 01970



The purpose of the Judged Festival is to provide piano students of high school age and under at varying levels of playing a chance to perform and compete in a judged recital format.  Students perform in a recital setting with other contestants of the same age, are critiqued by judges, and compete for awards.

The Judged Festival has an annual rotating theme for repertoire.  Students will perform one required piece from the Required Repertoire List, according to their ages.  Please read the Judged Festival Rules and the Required Repertoire List carefully for further details.  

We look forward to seeing you there!

Judged Festival Chair:  Heather Rogers Riley


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