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Recitals, Festivals &
Scholarship Competition


Concerto Competition
Scholarship Competition

General- "Pops and Beginners" Recital

The 2017 General "Pops and Beginners" Recital is scheduled to take place Sunday November 5 at 1:30 pm
Location: Los Angeles Valley College.
Fees due by October 23
Chair: Michael Paul
MTACSFEV Recital Form
Recital Rules and Guidelines

Contemporary Festival

The 2018 Contemporary Festival will take place on January 7th from 1-4pm
Location: Los Angeles Valley College
Fees due by December 18
Chair: Gillian Smith
Contemporary Festival Application
Contemporary Festival Rules and Guidelines
Contemporary Festival Results

Classical & Romantic FestivalClassical & Romantic Music

The 2018 Classical and Romantic Festival will take place February 11
Location: Los Angeles Valley College
Fees due by January 22
Chair: Kim O'Reilly
Assistant: Meg Falk
Classical & Romantic Festival Application
Classical & Romantic Festival Rules and Guidelines



Concerto Competition

Auditons for the Concerto Competiton wil be February 18, 2018  
The Winner's Performance with the La Mirada Symphony will be May 20, 2018
Registration Deadline: January 29
Guidelines for the event include:
1 movement performed at the audition for 3 Judges.
There will be 2 age categories, 1 Junior and 1 Senior.
The students' teacher may accompany them at the audition.
The audition fee will be $50.
Chair: Gillian Smith
Assistant: Dilara Khalilova
View Event Flyer
Concerto Competition Applicaton Form
Concerto Competition Rules and Guidelines (currently being developed)




Certificate of Merit Certificate of Merit

March 25, 2018 -  CM for Strings Instruments (Time TBA)
Location: Piano Play Music Systems
Chair: Hillary Smith
Assistant: Christopher Ahn
Registration Deadline March 5

March 4, 2018 -  CM for Winds Instruments (Time TBA)
Location: Glendale Adventist Academy (700 Kimlin Drive)
Chair: Denia Bradshaw
Assistant: Francine Ross-Pancost
Registration Deadline February 12

March 11 and 18, 2018 -  CM for Piano 7am-6pm
Location: Piano Play Music Systems
Chair: Sharon Shaheed
Assistant: Pam Prasarttongosoth
Registration Deadline February 19

Certificate of Merit Rules and Guidelines

For more info please visit the Certificate of Merit page


Certifcate of Merit Honors Festival

The 2018 CM Honors Festival will take place on April 15
Location: Los Angeles Valley College
Chair - Roger Eshleman
1st Registration Deadline *
2nd Registration Deadline *

The Festival is for students who were awarded honors in the Certificate of Merit program. There is no enrollment fee for participation in this festival.

To qualify for Branch Honors, students must:

Certificate of Merit Honors Festival Rules and Guidelines


Southern California Junior Bach FestivalBach

The aim of the Southern California Junior Bach Festival is to celebrate and cultivate knowledge and understanding of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. Through festivals, lectures, master classes, recitals and concerts, SCJBF offers many opportunities for musical growth to the best of Southern California's young instrumentalists and vocalists.

The 2018 San Fernando East Valley Branch Bach Festival will be March 25 , 3pm - 6pm
Location:  Hollywood Pianos in Burbank
Registration deadline: March 5
Fee: $35

Chair: Kathleen Rabun
Assistant: Gillian Smith

The 2018 Southern California Junior Bach Regional Festival will be May 13, 9am - 6pm
Location: Hollywood Pianos in Burbank
Chairperson: Kathleen Rabun will organize two assistants to help with the regional festival from those teachers who have students participating. If participating teachers are unwilling to assist at the regional, if asked, their students may not participate.

For more information and to register please visit:

Southern California Junior Bach Festival Rules and Guidelines

List of Bach Festival Winners


Scholarship Competitions

The 2018 Scholarship Competition will take place on April 22 11:30am - 5pm
Location: Steinway Gallery Beverly Hills Steinway
$20 fee due April 2
Chair: Mark Richman
Assistant: Tamara Gyulnazarova
Music Scholarship Competition Application
Scholarship Competition Rules and Guidelines



Spring Festival- General Recital & Scholarship Winners Concert

The 2018 Spring Festival will take place May 27
Location: LA Valley College
$15 fee due by May 7
Chair: TBD
Spring Festival Rules and Guidelines
List of Scholarship Competition Winners


**General Recital registration/fee deadline is the Monday 13 days before the event (postmarked by that day).

*Festival and Competition registration/fee deadline is the Monday 20 days before the event (postmarked by that day).