July 20, 2016

Dorothy Sutton Performance Festival

September 24, 2017 (Sunday, 1:00 – 5:30 p.m.)

Preliminary Auditions

Rock Hall, Temple University

1715 North Broad Street, Phila. 19122

Register on our website by September 9, 2017


The DSPF is a 2 stage performance opportunity for the more talented student who has demonstrated security in recitals and festivals. To enter students in the Preliminary Auditions of the DSPF, the teacher must have paid both local and state dues prior to the local chapter’s deadline for submitting applications. Students must bring original music scores to the audition.

Photocopied music is not permitted unless the music is no longer published. Music downloaded from online with permission is acceptable.

 

STAGE 1
WHAT: Local preliminary auditions. Students will perform 2 memorized pieces from 2 contrasting periods, for one judge.
Time limit is 8 minutes total for both pieces.
WHEN: September 24, 2017
WHERE: Temple University, Rock Hall
TIME: 1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
FEE: $28.00 by September 9, 2017
$33 late registration by September 16
All entry fees are non-refundable.
Local Award: All students will receive a ribbon of participation from PhMTA.
Only students who receive a Superior rating on their performance and a minimum of 85% on the theory test may advance to the State level to play in the Showcase Recital.
TO ENTER A STUDENT:
Local entry forms can be found HERE.
Click on Teachers Only & scroll down to the DSPF
On the website you will find a copy of the Piano Rating Sheet DSPF 2017.
Fill in a copy for each student entered and MAIL the judging forms with one check ($28 per student) to cover all entries to:
Rebekah So
169 W. Chew Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19120
Make checks payable to PhMTA
DEADLINE TO REGISTER ONLINE FOR STAGE 1:
September 9, 2017
POSTMARK DEADLINE FOR CHECKS AND GRADING FORMS:
September 9, 2017

 

STAGE 2
WHAT: State level DSPF Showcase Recital where students meeting the requirements above will perform the piece selected by the judge at their adjudication.
WHEN: November 4, 2017
WHERE: Indiana University of PA
TIME: 8:00 a.m. until finished
REGISTRATION: Online by teacher at: http://philamusicteachers.org/forms/
Deadline: Midnight 10/14/16
FEES: Solos $13.00 Ensembles $20.00
All entry fees are non-refundable
ONLINE REGISTRATION WINDOW:
October 1, 2017 through 3 PM EST October 16, 2017
No checks will be accepted. Payment only online using Paypal or credit card.