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A. COMPETITIVE EVENTS FOR MAINE MUSIC STUDENTS

Application Deadline

Competitive Event

Date of Event

Location of Event

December 2015
 

Kotzschmar Memorial Trust Scholarship
Sponsored by the Friends of the Kotzschmar
For Greater Portland area students ages 10-25.Organ, piano, voice, orchestral instruments.
Contact Lisa Kay Moore (207-553-4363)
 

March 2016

Portland, ME

January 15, 2016

Maine High School Concerto Competition

Sponsored by the Bangor Symphony Orchestra. String, woodwind, brass, percussion, harp, piano.
Grades 9-12

 

February 7, 2016

Minsky Recital Hall
University of Maine
Orono

February 13, 2016
 

Contemporary Piano Festival
Sponsored by Plymouth State University.
Grades 7-12
 

March 7, 2016

Plymouth State University
Plymouth, NH

Mid-February 2016

Young Composers' Competition & Festival
Sponsored by Bagaduce Music Lending Library (click on "Events")

Category I: Age 13 & under
Category II: Ages 14-18

April 2016

Emlen Hall at the Bay School
Blue Hill, ME

March 20, 2016

Biennial Pine Tree Competition

April 2016

Emlen Hall at the Bay School
Blue Hill, ME

Early May 2016

Portland Rossini Club Scholarship
For music majors age 17-25 who live in Cumberland, Oxford, & York Counties.
 

Early June 2016

St. Luke's Cathedral
Portland, ME

Spring 2016

Young Stars Of Maine Competitions
Sponsored by Bay Chamber Concerts
For Maine residents ages 11-25.
Contact Shaunna

June 2016

Rockport Opera House
Rockport, ME

 

B. NONCOMPETITIVE EVENTS FOR MAINE MUSIC STUDENTS

December 7, 2015
(deadline has been extended)

MMTA Piano Monster Festival

April 16, 2016

Snow Pond Community Music School
Sidney, ME

March 15, 2016

Kneisel Hall Program for Maine Students, Intermediate
Chamber music for violin, viola, cello & piano for intermediate ability, ages 9-13

June 19-20, 2016

Kneisel Hall
P. O. Box 648
Blue Hill, ME 04614

March 15, 2016

Kneisel Hall Program for Maine Students, Intermediate to Advanced
Chamber music for violin, viola, cello & piano for intermediate-advanced ability, ages 13-19

June 21-25, 2016

Kneisel Hall
P. O. Box 648
Blue Hill, ME 04614

Spring 2016

Piano Monster Festivals
Junior (Grades 5-8)
Senior (Grades 8-12)
Teacher Seminar

June 2016

Plymouth State University
Plymouth, NH

None

New England Music Camp
For students ages 11-18. Sessions are 3, 4, or 7 weeks.
Contact info@nemusiccamp.com
 

June-August 2016

Sidney, ME

Late January 2016

Bowdoin International Music Festival
Conservatory-level program for band, string, & piano students, ages 13-30. Auditions required. 3- & 6-week sessions.

June -August 2016

Bowdoin College
Bowdoin, ME

None

Acadia School of Traditional Music
Classes in Celtic, Acadian, Cape Breton, and Old Time dance and music. Instruction in piano and traditional instruments.

June-August 2016

College of the Atlantic
Bar Harbor, ME

Rolling admissions

Camp Encore/Coda
Lower: finishing Grades 3-6
Upper: finishing Grades 7-11
Piano, band, orchestra, chorus, jazz band, chamber music, combo, rock.
Contact Jamie

June-August 2016

Stearns Pond
Sweden, ME

Registration opens February 2016

Southern Maine Senior Music Academy
Incoming Gr. 9-outgoing Gr. 12. Pianists must also play a wind or percussion instrument.
Resident & commuter options.
Contact larsenault@usm.maine.edu

 

July 2016

University of Southern Maine
Gorham, ME

Registration opens February 2016

Southern Maine Junior Music Academy
Incoming Gr. 7-outgoing Gr. 8. Pianists must also play a wind or percussion instrument.
Resident & commuter options.
Contact larsenault@usm.maine.edu

July 2016

University of Southern Maine
Gorham, ME

January 2016

Atlantic Music Festival Piano Institute & Seminar
4-week program for serious piano students. Audition tape required.

July-August 2016

Colby College
Waterville, ME

June 2016

Summer Youth Music School (SYMS)
Band, orchestra, chorus, & ensembles. Piano students must study a second instrument. Junion: students completing Gr. 7-8
Senior: students completing Gr. 9-12.
Contact 603-862-2404

July-August 2016

Paul Creative Arts Center
University of NH
Durham, NH

Spring 2016

Winter Harbor Music Festival
Instrumentalists and singers
Contact Deirdre McArdle Manning (917-291-0143)

August 2016

Oceanside Meadows Inn
Prospect Harbor, ME

See website

Sonatina Camp
An international piano camp for students ages 7-17, held in a historic mansion
Contact 802-442-9197

Weekly from June 21-July 26, 2015

Bennington, VT

See website

Sonata Program, Adult
Seasonal program for adults who want to study piano in a concentrated, creative and motivating atmosphere
Contact 802-442-9197

Throughout the year—see website

Bennington, VT