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Musical instruments

Music Artistry Program

Historically held in March, the Washington State Music Teachers Association Music Artistry Program is a self-supporting annual event developed for students to encourage interest in music and to maintain standards of fine musicianship.  Students perform two pieces individually with the Visiting Artist and receive valuable feedback.

Open to students studying piano, strings, and voice.

Event Details | Piano

Event Dates | March 9-10, 2024

Registration Deadline | January 26, 2024

Locations | Portland Piano Company

                    | Cinda Redman's Home

Register students and pay registration fees online through WSMTA.  Teachers must have a valid and current login through WSMTA.  For registration questions, contact the WSMTA Help Desk.

Concert Hall

Event Details | Strings

Event Dates | March 8-9, 2024

Registration Deadline | January 26, 2024

Location | Beacock Music

Register students and pay registration fees online through WSMTA.  Teachers must have a valid and current login through WSMTA.  For registration questions, contact the WSMTA Help Desk.

In the theatre

Event Details | Voice

Event Dates | February 23-25, 2024

Registration Deadline | January 18, 2024

Location | Portland Piano Company

Register students and pay registration fees online through WSMTA.  Teachers must have a valid and current login through WSMTA.  For registration questions, contact the WSMTA Help Desk.

More information here.

Opera Singer with Eyes Closed

Honors Competition

Event Dates | March 17, 2024, 3pm

Registration Deadline | March 8, 2024

Location | Portland Piano Company

Registration Fee | $23 (repertoire limit 5 min)

Visiting Artists | Deborah Cleaver + Maria Garcia

The Honors Competition is available for students performing two pieces from memory in the Music Artistry Program.  Winners and 1st Place Alternates will represent Clark County and perform at the WSMTA State Conference in June.

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Cinda Redman, NCTM

Meet the Visiting Artists

Our Visiting Artists are highly trained, vetted, and passionate about community music education.  They love what they do and do what they love!

Festival Chairs

Have questions about the Music Artistry Program?  They have answers!

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