Online Registration is now available!

1. Register now  for the MTNA Studio Festival!

This is a non-competitive event in recital format open to all music students and instrumentalists of all age groups. For 2016, the festival will focus on featuring beginner to elementary level students  to perform in a friendly and encouraging atmosphere. Theme: Fall Harvest, Halloween & Thanksgiving.

Participating students will receive comment sheets from an adjudicator, participation medals, treats and special awards will be given for Best in Costume and Adjudicator’s Pick. Students who are chosen as Adjudicator’s Pick will have a chance to be invited to perform at the 2017 Honors Recital and Gala in June.

Application Deadline: October 15, 2016

Event Date: October 30, 2016, 1 pm.

Venue: Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library, 9005 Aero Drive, San Diego, CA

Repertoire Selection: Pieces related to fall season, thanksgiving, Halloween, any  genre and style, 1-2 selections. Time limit: 2 mins.

Event Chair:Steven A. Barta ( Email:  Co-chair: Jennifer Rodriguez (

Application Fee: CAPMT/MTNA Teacher Member – $ 35/student (Solo entries)   $25/student  (Duet/Ensemble entry).

We welcome entries from non-CAPMT/MTNA members. Additional $5 fee applies.

2. Young Artists Showcase – Open to music students and instrumentalists of all age groups,  this event in recital format will showcase performances of intermediate and advanced level repertoire from different style periods and genre. Participants will receive ratings certificate, medals, and adjudicator comment sheets. Register now!

Application Deadline: October 15, 2016

Event  Date: October 30, 2016, 3 pm

Venue: Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Library , 9005 Aero Dr., San Diego, CA

Repertoire Selection: Any genre and style, intermediate to advanced level. one or 2 selections, solo or ensemble. Time limit: Intermediate- 3-4 mins. Advanced – 5 mins.

Event Chair: Lu-Yan Guo (Email:

Application Fees: CAPMT/MTNA Teacher Member – $35/ student (Solo entries)

$25/student (Duet/Ensemble entries)

$5 additional entry fee assessed for non-CAPMT/MTNA members.


Published by San Diego South Chapter CAPMT 1

Established in 2016, SDSC is a professional non-profit music organization affiliated with Music Teachers National Association and California Association of Professional Music Teachers. Activities of SDSC are aimed to promote the art and appreciation of music as well as the advancement of musical education in San Diego and its vicinities.

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