Junior Federation Festival
Our largest event with entries numbering well over 100. Students perform pieces for a judge and receive a rating and a comment sheet. We have entries in piano solo, piano duet and trio, hymn playing, theory, vocal music, and band instruments. Students earn certificates and points toward "Gold Cups" provided by the National Federation of Music Clubs.
For those of you looking for what pieces to play, here's a brief listing from one of our teachers: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1cYmVg5t0ew3We4xTTmBdKTliaP55x-aG/view?usp=sharing
Winter Joint Recital
We join forces to present a recital in January during which students from the studios of the various teachers provide a varied and interesting program.
Teachers will be allowed to submit up to 5 song entries from their studio. Performance pieces should be 16 measures minimum. Ask a teacher for more details.
A Saturday morning of activities to test the students' skills in music fundamentals including rhythm, interval recognition, listening, scales, chords, and sight reading. These music theory events turn into serious fun for beginners to advanced students as they participate in competition for the events appropriate to their level of study. Awards are given to the first three places in each of the eight levels.
Scholarships awarded to qualified seniors from a BPmTa studio, who is registered to be a music education or music performance major in college. The amount of the scholarship varies with the number of eligible students and the amount of money available in the fund. All scholarship money is disbursed and is not used for any other purpose by the club.