2023-2024 CAPMT District 3 Sonata/Sonatina Piano Competition
2022-2023 CAPMT District 3 Sonata/Sonatina Piano Competition
CAPMT District 3 Sonata/Sonatina Competition Rules and Guidelines
Categories & Fees
Surcharge of $50 will be added to the non-CAPMT members’ students
(All participants will receive a Certificate of Participation.)
Applicants must enter the proper category according to age as of April 1, 2023. A proof-of-age document to verity age (e.g. birth certificate, passport, driver license) is required for each applicant and must be uploaded during the online application process.
Any sonatina from the standard repertoire may be submitted, including but not limited to sonatinas by Clementi, Diabelli, Kuhlau, Dussek, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven (including the Sonatas Op. 49), Attwood, Gurlitt, Wanhal, Schumann, Kabalevsky, Khatchaturian, Bastien, Alexander, etc.
Any sonata from the standard repertoire may be submitted, including but not limited to sonatas by Clementi, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Chopin, Liszt, Brahms, Scriabin, Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Dello-Joio, Barber, etc. Scarlatti Sonatas are not considered as Sonatas and are not acceptable in the Sonata Category.
A Student may apply for multiple categories; however, different repertoire must be used for each category in which the student is competing.
There is no time limit. The judges will listen to the entire performance.
Students must provide the original music score for the judges, with the measures numbered. Photocopied music will result in an automatic disqualification.
All music must be performed by memory.
No requests or adjustments will be made for the audition time. Student must appear at the given audition time to be eligible for the awards.
No changes to the repertoire will be accepted after the application deadline.
There will be no refund.
Students and teachers must not identify themselves to the judges.
Participating teachers are expected to help at the event. Because of the importance and prestige of the competition, it is essential that there is a sufficient number of workers throughout the duration of the event to ensure that the event is running smoothly, fairly, consistently and professionally, in strict adherence to the rules and procedures governing it. The competition chair will remain in the audition room throughout the competition. The following positions are needed; Please sign up for one or more of the following tasks:
Check-In: Early Afternoon
Check-In: Late Afternoon
Room Monitor: Morning
Room Monitor: Early Afternoon
Room Monitor: Late Afternoon
Lunch Provider: (purchase and delivery- will be reimbursed)
Please email Lina Lee at email@example.com with the position(s) you’ll be able to cover for the event and any other questions.