VMTA District Auditions Overview

What follows is a summary of important information. Please read the VMTA District Audition Information page for specific guidelines.

 

LOCAL CHAIRS: Ellis Dunton, Ruta Starke & Lauren Darrell

DATE AND LOCATION: Applications and Fees are due by 5/3/23. Competition will be held on Saturday, June 3rd at St. Catherine’s School Chapel, 6001 Grove Ave.

APPLICATION: Click here for the Central District Application form.

ENTRANCE FEE: $25.00—ALL LEVELS, payable to VMTA. You can pay easily on our online payment portal. TEACHERS MUST PAY ONE PAYMENT FOR THEIR ENTIRE STUDIO. STUDENTS SHOULD NOT PAY INDIVIDUALLY!

ELIGIBILITY: Level will be determined by the school grade the student is in at the time of the next fall competitionsFor example, a student in grade 4 in the spring must enter Level IB since he/she would be in grade 5 at the time of the Fall Competitions.

REPERTOIRE: Three compositions representing three different periods – baroque, classical, romantic, impressionistic, contemporary – not to exceed the maximum time limits. There will be no exceptions (students will be stopped after the maximum time has been reached)

TIME LIMITS: Time limits are strictly enforced on pre-recorded auditions. Not counting a brief space to re-set between musical selections, please make sure all pieces fit within the time range. Refer to the VMTA District Audition Page for specific details.