The Piano Concerto/Solo Competition gives students another chance to thrive. At this event, students perform a solo or concerto movement before a panel of judges in a highly competitive setting.

Regional auditions are held in Northern and Southern California. Finalists from each age division advance to the State Finals, held every year at the State Convention. Winners are selected in each age category, and all finalists receive prize monies provided by the MTAC Foundation.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Teachers of applicants must be MTAC members.

  • Former first place State Convention winners are not eligible to enter the same category in the same age division.

  • An applicant may enter either the solo or concerto competition but not both in the same year.

  • An applicant’s age is determined as of June 20 in the year of Convention. 
  • Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Age Divisions

  • Division I: through age 12
  • Division II: ages 13 – 15
  • Division III: ages 16 – 18
  • Division IV: ages 19 – 24

For more information or questions, please contact us.