MTNA National Composition Winners

On behalf of Music Teachers National Association, I would like to congratulate all of the finalists in this year’s Composition Competition. Music Teachers National Association is pleased to announce the final results of the national competition. Elementary: Winner: Kohana Baird, Student of Su-Shing Chiu, CA, Southwest Second Place: Aaron Wang, Student of Catherine Rollin, MI, … More MTNA National Composition Winners

MTNA State Competition Winners

We are pleased to announce the Connecticut state winners from the MTNA Competitions, first round of MTNA Competitions, that took place on Saturday, November 4th at UCONN’s Music School. Connecticut Chamber Music String – 1 entry Representative, Osiris Quartet, Solomiya Ivakhiv Mai Vestergaard, Violin Noa Michaud, Clarinet Brandon Kaplan, Viola Brian Roach, Violin Bronwyn Reeve, … More MTNA State Competition Winners

MTNA Composition Competition

Music Teachers National Association is pleased to announce the results of the composition competition for Eastern Division. Elementary: Winner: Ian Lin, Student of Alla Cohen, MA Honorable mention: Eleanor Kmack, Student of Elizabeth Manduca, ME Honorable mention: Michael Middlezong, Student of Kaori Tanioka, NJ Junior: Winner: Jonathan Hartanto, Student of Kaori Tanioka, NJ Honorable mention: … More MTNA Composition Competition

In Memoriam – Natalie Ryshna Maynard

Natalie Ryshna Maynard, loving mother, devoted friend, acclaimed concert pianist, inspiring educator and champion of the arts died on March 4th at Norwalk Hospital. She will be truly missed by everyone whose lives she touched. She pursued a lifetime passion for music when she won scholarships to the Philadelphia Conservatory of Music and a 7-year … More In Memoriam – Natalie Ryshna Maynard

2012 Eastern Division Competition

The 2012 Eastern Division Competition winners were: Annling Wang, Piano – WINNER, Eastern Division Junior Piano Competition. Svitlana Fiorito, teacher. INEO SAXOPHONE QUARTET – WINNER, Eastern Division Chamber Music Competition. Carrie Koffman, Coach. Hartt School. Lillian Lee, Violin – ALTERNATE, Eastern Division High School String Competition. Annie Trepanier, Teacher. Fabio Witkowski, accompanist.

2011 MTNA Competition

2011 MTNA Competition, November 2011 CHAMBER MUSIC COMPETITION: WINNER: Ineo Saxophone Quartet (Wind – Saxophone Quartet) Joseph Abad / soprano saxophone Andrew Barnhart / alto saxophone Max Schwimmer / tenor saxophone Andrew Studenski / baritone saxophone COACH: Carrie Koffman Alternate: Party of 4 (Wind – Saxophone Quartet) Ian Robinson / Soprano Saxophone Jared Charette / … More 2011 MTNA Competition