Competitions


Ashland Area Music Teachers Association is proud to host the Memorial Scholarship Classical Piano Competition each year, in partnership with Kentucky Christian University. Young pianists showcased their talented performances for adjudicator Dr. Henning Vauth of Marshall University.  Ali Ward (student of Lori Hughes) placed 1st in the Junior Advanced division, […]

Ashland Memorial Classical Competition Results


As an infant, David filled his life with music. David’s very heartbeat seemed to naturally search for, find and recognize with crystal clarity, the most sensitive and spiritual of all melodies. Classical spirits such as Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, Debussy and Brahms, captured David’s soul. David eagerly embraced life’s melodies which I […]

David Moore Competition Announced!



The Bluegrass Area Music Teachers Association has released information about the 2019 Nathaniel Patch Piano Competition! The competition is scheduled to take place on  April 20, 2019 at the University of Kentucky. The registration deadline is March 1, 2018, although late registration is available until March 15th (with an additional charge). The […]

2019 Nathaniel Patch Competition Announced!







Here are the results from all the competitions held at our annual conference at Transylvania University! Thanks to all the teachers, students, and parents in your work and support to help these students! Bluegrass Elementary Piano Winner: Yuhan Ma – Teacher: Jukyung Kim Bluegrass Junior Piano Winner: Emily Peng – […]

2017 KMTA Competition Winners!


The Bluegrass Area Music Teachers Association has released information about the 2018 Nathaniel Patch Piano Competition! The competition is scheduled to take place on  April 21, 2018 at the University of Kentucky. The registration deadline is March 1, 2018, although late registration is available until March 15th (with an additional charge). The […]

2018 Nathaniel Patch Piano Competition