Dec
1
2:30 PM14:30

CHRISTMAS RECITAL

Location: Southern Nevada Music, 2nd Floor

This is a wonderful time to play some holiday music and feel the festive holiday spirit!  It is a fun, no pressure performance.  Memorization is strongly encouraged but not required.

There will be two recitals.  The first one starts at 2:30pm and the second one begins at 4:15pm. A reception will follow each recital, time permitting.

 

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Nov
3
9:00 AM09:00

SILVER STATE COMPETITION

Location: UNLV

Registration fee: $30

This is a local competition for students to compete with other students in his/her grade.  It is open for 1st through 12th graders.  A student can enter as a Solo or part of an Ensemble.  Additionally they choose either the Classical Music or Social Music category.  The following awards may be given out in each group:  First Place, Second Place, Honorable Mention.  For more information, visit www.lvmta.org

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Sep
29
10:30 AM10:30

ENSEMBLE FESTIVAL

Location: Doc Rando Recital Hall

Registration fee: $15

This festival highlights the performance of music written for two or more people to play.  It is great for students to team up with siblings or friends who also play the piano or another instrument.  This is an adjudicated performance, but music does not need to be memorized.  All students receive a certificate and colored ribbon based on rating received.  Students can also choose the Junior Festival option where they prepare two songs and collect points towards a trophy.  For more information visit www.lvmta.org

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Sep
22
9:00 AM09:00

JAZZ FESTIVAL

Location: Doc Rando Recital Hall

Registration fee: $15

A fun recital where choice of music must come from the Jazz, Ragtime, or Blues genre.  This is an adjudicated event and memorization is required.  All participants will receive a certificate.  Those who earn a Superior with Honors rating will receive a gold seal and medal.  Visit www.lvmta.org for further details.

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Jun
2
10:15 PM22:15

AWARDS RECITAL #1

Location:  2nd floor Recital Room.

Registration fee: $5

This recital is a celebration of students' achievements and progress during the year.  Studio awards are given out after the performances.  Junior Festival Superior certificates, honors medals, and trophies are presented.  In addition, Musicianship Exam trophies will be awarded.  Memorization of pieces performed is strongly encouraged but not required.  A reception will follow the performance, time permitting

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Jun
2
12:00 PM12:00

AWARDS RECITAL #2

Location: Multi-purpose Room

Registration Fee: $5

This recital is a celebration of students' achievements and progress during the year.  Studio awards are given out after the performances.  Junior Festival Superior certificates, honors medals, and trophies are presented.  In addition, Musicianship Exam trophies will be awarded.  Memorization of pieces performed is strongly encouraged but not required.  A reception will follow the performance, time permitting

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May
19
to May 20

MUSICIANSHIP TECHNIQUE/ REPERTOIRE EXAM

  • UNLV Alta Ham Fine Arts Bldg. (map)
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Registration fee: $5-10 depending on Level entered

This portion of the exam is eligible to students who have passed the corresponding theory level exam with a score of 70 or higher.   Students must present various technical requirements, as listed in the Syllabus.  Additionally, students must prepare four pieces, one from each period of music (Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Contemporary).  Two out of the four pieces must be memorized.  Students will receive a score, written comments, and trophy.  For more information, visit www.lvmta.org

 

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Apr
28
to Apr 29

MUSICIANSHIP THEORY EXAMS

  • UNLV Alta Ham Fine Arts Bldg. (map)
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Registration fee: $25

This annual exam has up to 10 progressive levels.  Students are graded on one level per year.  Students may choose to take the theory exam only or proceed to the technique/repertoire portion of the exam, held at a later date.  The theory portion must be passed with a score of 70 or higher in order to participate in the technique/repertoire portion.  Certificates are awarded.  For more information, visit www.lvmta.org

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Apr
7
9:00 AM09:00

JUNIOR FESTIVAL

Location: Room 159 and Room 173

Registration fee: $12

This is a non-competitive national event where students are adjudicated on their own merits.  Students prepare two pieces to perform and can be awarded up to 5 points per playing level entered.  Memorization is required.  Each time 15 points are accumulated, a trophy is received.  Honors medals are given out at the adjudicator's discretion for outstanding performances.  For more information, visit www.lvmta.org

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Oct
7
8:00 AM08:00

LV PHILHARMONIC YOUNG ARTISTS' CONCERTO COMPETITION

  • College of Southern NV, Cheyenne Campus (map)
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Location: Recital Hall in the Horn Theater Building

Registration fee: $25

Students compete with one movement of a standard concerto listed on the LV Philharmonic's website.  Students must audition by memory.  The winner will be invited to perform in the LV Philharmonic's Youth Concert Series.  To find out more information, visit www.lvphil.org

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Feb
25
8:00 AM08:00

CLARK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT SOLO & ENSEMBLE MIDDLE SCHOOL FESTIVAL

This event is sponsored by the Nevada Music Educators' Association.  Middle school students can prepare a memorized solo and perform for a judge to receive written comments and a rating.  Medals can be earned.  For more information, speak to the music teachers at your middle school and visit www.nmeamusic.org

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Feb
3
to Feb 4

CLARK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT SOLO & ENSEMBLE HIGH SCHOOL FESTIVAL

This event is sponsored by the Nevada Music Educators' Association.  High school students can prepare a memorized solo and perform for a judge to receive written comments and a rating.  Medals can be earned.  Those who receive a Superior rating are eligible to perform in the next round, held at a later date.  For more information, speak to the music teachers at your high school and visit www.nmeamusic.org

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Jan
12
8:00 AM08:00

HENDERSON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA YOUNG ARTIST COMPETITION

Location: Theatre and Orchestra and Band Rooms

Registration fee: $35

This competition is divided into two categories: the Junior Division, for grades 6-8, and the Senior Division, grades 9-12.  Competitors must present one memorized movement of a concerto.  Winners will be feature in the Young Artists Concert or CCSD Children's Performance.  Visit www.hendersonsymphony.org for further information.

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