Northern Idaho Piano Festival 2016
We are excited to have the Northern Idaho Piano Festival in the city of Moscow, ID, sponsored by the Moscow Chapter of the Idaho Music Teachers Association, which is affiliated with the Music Teachers National Association. We are a group of piano teachers in the area, wishing young pianists to have opportunities to perform and receive feedback from professional adjudicators. The theme for our festival is Celebrating Piano Repertoire from the Baroque Period.
The student or the student’s teacher must be an Idaho resident to be eligible to participate in the festival. There are 8 sections in which students can participate. Check the Baroque Festival Repertoire Guidelines on our website to see which section your student should enter. Students of any age may enter; participants over the age of 18 should sign up in section H regardless of the level of their performance repertoire. The participant is to perform one piece or multiple pieces by one composer within the time limit. No arrangements or concertos are allowed.
Adjudicators are selected and invited by the Moscow Chapter of the Idaho Music Teachers Association, based on their qualifications and professional experience. This year's adjudicator is Lark Powers, on the piano faculty at Washington State University.
Each participant will perform for an adjudicator without an audience. The adjudicator will provide written comments. After adjudications are finished, adjudicators will recommend selected participants for an honors recital to be held on November 5th at the Haddock Performance Hall on the University of Idaho campus. The honors recital is open to the public. All participants of the festival, their families and friends are encouraged to attend.
Date: Friday and Saturday, November 4th and 5th, 2016 (Recital on Nov. 5th)
Place: University of Idaho Lionel Hampton School of Music (Adjudication)
Haddock Performance Hall, Hampton School of Music (Honors Recital)
Entry Fee and Performance Time:
Section A ------------ $13.00 (up to 2 minutes)
Section B ------------ $15.00 (up to 4 minutes)
Section C ------------ $18.00 (up to 5 minutes) $23.00 (6 to 10 minutes)
Section D ------------ $18.00 (up to 5 minutes) $23.00 (6 to 10 minutes)
Section E ------------ $18.00 (up to 5 minutes) $23.00 (6 to 10 minutes)
Section F ------------ $18.00 (up to 5 minutes) $23.00 (6 to 10 minutes)
Section G------------- $18.00 (up to 5 minutes) $23.00 (6 to 10 minutes)
Section H------------- $18.00 (up to 5 minutes) $23.00 (6 to 10 minutes)
Non-Member Fee – Additional $5.00 per participant