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MTNA National Competition Competition

– January 17, 2018

The Music Teachers National Association Performance Competitions (MTNA) provide educational experiences for students and teachers and to recognize exceptionally talented young artists and their teachers in their pursuit of musical excellence. The state competitions are considered the primary educational level with the division and national levels showcasing outstanding performance and honoring significant pedagogical achievement.

Congratulations to:


age 15, Highland Park
Composition student of Matthew Hagle

Second Place: senior division final of the MTNA National Composition Competition.




MTNA Senior Division Results:
Winner: Ty Promreuk, Student of Tomoko Yonemaru, AZ, Southwest

Second Place: Barbara Juminaga, Student of Matthew Hagle, IL, East Central

 Third Place: Benjamin Rossen, Student of Jeffrey Cohen, NY, Eastern

This year, the national judges were: Michael Mauldin, Albuquerque, NM, Wynn-Anne Rossi, Wayzata, MN, and Jeffrey Smith, New York, NY.  All national first-place winning compositions will be performed at the MTNA National Conference March 17–21, 2018, at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

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