Student Events

Student Events are open to students of member teachers of the Greater Memphis Music Teachers Association.  Students wishing to participate should contact their individual teachers for more information.  (Teachers should note recital guidelines below.)

Holiday Recital

Student Holiday Piano Recital
Saturday, December 2, 2017

      • Lane Music (9:00AM-11:00AM)
      • Circle Music (2:30PM-3:30PM)

Guidelines for Student Recitals

1. Teachers should contact the Recital Director (listed on Events page) one week before the recital to enter their students.

2. All pieces shall be performed from memory.

3. There will be no duplication of numbers. The teacher reaching the pro-gram director first will be given preference.

4. Students should be encouraged to dress appropriately. No jeans, t-shirts, or tennis shoes allowed.

5. Pop music, show tunes, and simplified arrangements, while being valid pedagogically, are not acceptable recital material.

6. Proper stage deportment is strongly encouraged.

7. All levels of students from early elementary to advanced are eligible to participate.

8. Teachers are allowed five minutes playing time for their student or stu-dents. This will not apply in the Honors Recital. The program director may also make an exception when participation is low.

Monster Mash Rules

  • Music does not have to be memorized.
  • Costumes are encouraged.
  • Students may choose among one of four (4) 30 minute time periods.
  • Teachers must submit students names and music to be performed to recital director.
  • Times will be allotted on a first come, first serve basis.

Instruction for Parents for Audition Day Process

  • Your child is assigned a specific audition time.  Please plan to arrive at least 30 minutes early to check in and warm-up.  If you arrive late, your child is not guaranteed an audition.
  • Check in at the front desk.  Be sure to have music clearly marked and measures numbered for the judge.
  • Practice rooms are available on the 3rd floor.  Check in is on the 2nd floor.
  • Be at your judge's door 10 minutes before your scheduled audition time.
  • After performance, please go to the waiting area on the 3rd floor to await your results.
  • After receiving your results, students with SUPERIOR rating are invited back to perform at the Honors Recitals, scheduled for the end of April. Sign-up will be in the main floor lobby.
  • Students earning SUPERIOR ratings are eligible to continue on to the TN State Competition.  See your teacher for information.

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