Q: When do I pay for competition?
A: There are no fees to participate in the competition.

Q: May I take pictures/video of those competing?
A: You may record only if the person allows you to.

Q: What instrument can I play?
A: Generally orchestral instruments are accepted. You’re welcome to play your instrument even if it’s not orchestral but you will not place. Our judges will comment as they are able.

Q: Who can participate in the speech & music competition?
A: The competition is available for teenagers in 7-12 grades.

Q: What if I graduated a year early?
A: Graduation is our cut off date for those who can compete. You’re welcome to perform your piece and the judges can comment but you will not be able to place.

New for 2023 – Piano music does not need to be memorized!