Competitions


Each year KMTA and MTNA offer several competitions for players of just about any instrument and age group.

These competitions

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  • MTNA Competitions – Open to pianists, vocalists, strings, woodwinds, brass, and more! Open to ages 5-26 and solo or chamber ensembles. Winners of the Kentucky MTNA competition will compete in the Southern Division competition, with those winners moving on to the MTNA National Competition.
  • KMTA Bluegrass Competition – Held each year during the KMTA State Conference, this is open to pianists, vocalists, strings, woodwinds, brass, and more. With age groups from Elementary to Young Artist. Solo and chamber ensembles entries are allowed.
  • Memorial Scholarship Classical Piano Competition – Open to piano students in Eastern Kentucky, this competition is sponsored by the Ashland Area Music Teacher’s Association. Open to all high school graduates under the age of 26, the winner is awarded a cash prize!