The LWMTA Scholarship Competition provides an opportunity for advancing students to perform at the highest level, competing for an opportunity to represent LWMTA at the WSMTA State Conference.

Competition Information

  • Date: Saturday, April 6, 2024
  • Location: Cross of Christ Lutheran Church
  • Judge: Tanya Stambuk
  • Requirements: copy of MAP assessment sheet, registration form, and fee. Please mail your fee to the chair in one check.
  • General Information
  • Registration Form: Complete Here (Registration Deadline: March 10, 2024)
  • Chair: Nicole Kim (

Competition Categories
Junior A (up to age 14) – 4 minute time limit – Sonatina – $45
Junior B (up to age 14) – 10 minute time limit – Sonata – $60
Senior C (age 15-18) – 5 minute time limit – Sonatina – $50
Senior D (age 15-18) – 14 minute time limit – Sonata – $65

1st place winners receive a monetary scholarship award. 

Competition Rules

  1. LWMTA Chapter MAP participation is mandatory requirement.
  2. Choose standard repertoires from minimum two musically different styles in memory.
  3. Music should be the standard repertoires which were published.
  4. Three categories of music: 1) Baroque, up to 1750, 2) Classical sonatina/sonata (including Schubert Sonatas), 3) Romantic/Impressionism/Contemporary
  5. After registration, repertoires will be reviewed by the committee for the correct category.
  6. Questions re. repertoires, please ask the chair before registration.
  7. Student’s age is based upon the competition date.
  8. Students will be rewarded as 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and Honorable mention as Judge decides.
  9. Judge’s decision is final.
  10. Tie is allowed by judge.
  11. If pieces go beyond time limit, it’ll be stopped according to the rules of the WSMTA.
  12. Winners will receive the certificate and Medal. Winner’s list will be presented on the chapter website.
  13. Participating teachers’ presence on the competition day and help are required

Chair: Nicole Kim, NCTM