Competitions



The 2020 State Conference will take place on Sept. 25-26 at the School of Music at Campbellsville University. The internationally-renowned pianist Ann Schein will be our Conference Artist.  Details of the schedule and specific exhibits and conference presentations will be available here later in the year as they become available. […]

2020 KMTA Conference Info Available



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!