2024 Syllabus Level X Virtual Recital
Oregon Music Teachers Association
by OMTA State Office
1M ago
A huge congratulations to all the 2024 Level X students who took their exams and performed this year! This is an amazing milestone in their music education history. We are thrilled to welcome you to view all of the videos and recital programs!Special thanks to Barbara Roberts, NCTM, State Syllabus Chair and Lacie Mitts, OMTA Level X Recital Chair for their tireless efforts with the Syllabus program and this recital to honor our Level X students! Thanks to all of the wonderful teachers who participated in the recital either in-person or a video and made this special event successful! Thank you ..read more
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Fialkowska Concert Headlines Summer Conference
Oregon Music Teachers Association
by OMTA State Office
1M ago
Saturday, July 13, 2024 7:00PM Performing Arts Center at PCC Sylvania TICKETS A pianist of “sublime inspiration” (Telegraph) for whom “Chopin’s spirit flows out of her in each melodic phrase” (Allgemeine Zeitung), Janina Fialkowska returns to Portland Piano International to perform four of the Polish composer’s most delicious dances for solo piano, each one a dramatic study in emotional contrasts. And to open her recital, Fialkowska assembles a suite of Romantic works that portray vibrant tales of love and loss. Von Weber’s Invitation to the Dance evokes a grand ballroom filled with ..read more
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Composition Festival Honored Composers
Oregon Music Teachers Association
by OMTA State Office
1M ago
2024 was another fantastic year for young or new composers. Fifteen teachers and 22 students participated in this year’s festival.  Below you’ll find over an hour of new music featured by these composers. A plethora of styles and groups of instrumentation are represented. Enjoy listening and recognizing these students’ achievement and consider sharing the art of composition in your own studio. Honored Composers: Ariel Kaufman, age 6, student of Craig Hanson, Flying Rain (piano duet) Annabella Liddell, age 7, student of Dianne Davies, Problem No. 2 (piano solo) Heidi Zumwalt, age 8, stud ..read more
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Oregon Students Take First Prize
Oregon Music Teachers Association
by OMTA State Office
3M ago
Two Oregon students, Hansen Berrett and Alexis Zou, won first prize in the Senior Piano Duet category at the 2023-2024 MTNA Competition Finals in Atlanta, Georgia on March 17, 2024. Berrett and Zou, both 16 years old, are currently studying with OMTA teacher Dr. Renato Fabbro in the Portland, Oregon area. The pair began playing piano four-hands together about two years ago. This is the not the first win for these two talented pianists. They also won the 2022 Charleston International Piano Competition for piano duo, the 2022 Oregon MTNA Senior Piano Duet Competition, as well as winning second ..read more
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2023 Oregon MTNA Competition Results
Oregon Music Teachers Association
by OMTA State Office
3M ago
Oregon’s MTNA Performance Competitions were held at Portland State University on November 4. 89 students participated in 11 categories. All the entrants performed well and we had a wonderful day full of outstanding music. Congratulations to everyone involved on a very successful day and special thanks to PSU’s School of Music for providing the venue and Dr. Kevin Olson for coming as our composition adjudicator this year.  The winners or representatives in each competition will move forward to the Northwest Division Competition which consists of the winners from Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Ore ..read more
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Syllabus Level X Graduate Recital
Oregon Music Teachers Association
by OMTA State Office
3M ago
A huge congratulations to all the 2023 Level X students who took their exams and performed this year! This is an amazing milestone in their music education history. We are thrilled to welcome you to view all of the videos! Special thanks to Barbara Roberts, NCTM, State Syllabus Chair and Lacie Mitts, OMTA Level X Recital Chair for their tireless efforts with the Syllabus program and this recital to honor our Level X students! Thanks to all of the wonderful teachers who participated in the recital and made this event successful! 2023 Level X Recital Recital Program Level X Recitalists in order ..read more
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Composition Festival Honored Composers
Oregon Music Teachers Association
by OMTA State Office
3M ago
2023 was an outstanding year for young composers. Sixteen teachers and 21 students participated in this year’s festival from the following districts: East Portland, Umpqua Valley-South Coast, West Portland, Tualatin-Valley, Linn-Benton, and Umatilla-Morrow. Below you’ll find just over one hour of outstanding new music featured by these composers. Take a listen, recognize these students’ achievement and consider sharing the art of composition in your own studio. Honored Composers: Josie McCullough, age 8, student of Heidi Evans, Fairies’ Game of Tag (piano solo) Ricky Lee, age 9, student of G ..read more
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NW Division Performance Competition Results
Oregon Music Teachers Association
by OMTA State Office
3M ago
We are excited to send two Oregon students to compete at the 2022-2023 NW Division MTNA Performance Competitions. These students will have the opportunity to compete at the national level at the MTNA National Conference in Reno, Nevada March 24-28, 2023. Congratulations to Alfonso Keller-Casielles, student of OMTA teacher Anthea Kreston, for winning the Young Artist Performance String category on violin and heading to the national competition. And congratulations to Seojeong Huh, student of OMTA teacher Hyeyoung Jeong, for advancing in the Junior Performance Woodwind category on clarinet ..read more
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OMTA is headed to Ashland!
Oregon Music Teachers Association
by OMTA State Office
3M ago
OMTA is headed to Ashland for its 2023 State Conference. This beautiful Southern Oregon town boasts the famous Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Southern Oregon University, our host for this year’s conference. Be sure to put June 22-23, 2023 on your calendars because you won’t want to miss this fantastic event. Be sure to check the conference page for more information. The post OMTA is headed to Ashland! appeared first on OMTA - Oregon Music Teachers Association ..read more
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COVID Policy
Oregon Music Teachers Association
by OMTA State Office
3M ago
All OMTA events and meetings follow current Oregon Health Authority guidelines regarding COVID 19. The post COVID Policy appeared first on OMTA - Oregon Music Teachers Association ..read more
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