MTNA competitions begin at the state level. All Illinois state MTNA competitions are open to students who study with a member of MTNA or a teacher who has paid the non-member fee of $150 and resides in Illinois. There are no screening or preliminary auditions to enter the Illinois state MTNA competition.
Illinois state Solo and Chamber competition winners advance to the East Central Division competition in January. East Central Division is comprised of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin. The East Central Division competition location rotates from year to year between the 5 states.
Entry deadline for MTNA Competitions is Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 3:00 PM Eastern Time
Illinois State MTNA Competitions will be held at Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, Illinois on November 3-4, 2017.
- Friday, November 3, 2017: Young Artist Piano Solo Performance
- Saturday, November 4, 2017: All Junior and Senior Solo Performance, Young Artist Non-Piano Soli Performance and Chamber Music.