Dates & Registration:
Performance Festival 
HOW TO PARTICIPATE in the online Performance Festivals
Teachers - this is for you! Click the music notes above for a detailed description of how to participate in the online performance festivals.  

REGISTRATION for ROUND 2 (aka "State") of the Piano and Voice Performance Festivals is closed. 

As well, REGISTRATION for the Concert Instrument Performance Festivals is passed. 

Find the relevant Dates and Details below.

2021 NCMTA District & State Performance Festival Dates - Piano, Voice & Concert Instrument

Everyone Please Note: The festivals being online has obviated the distinction of districts. Dates shown are for all participants statewide.

2021 District Performance Festival Dates - ROUND 1 (aka "District")

February 13—Online Registration Deadline

March 6—Video Submission Deadline.  All "district" videos must be uploaded to YouTube (logistical details to follow)

March 21—Deadline for all assessments and marks to be completed by adjudicators

March 27—Deadline to return adjudicators' assessments and marks to teachers


2021 State Division Performance Festival - ROUND 2 (aka "State")

April 3—Registration Deadline for PIANO and CONCERT INSTRUMENTS.

April 10-- Registration Deadline for VOICE.

April 17—Video Submission Deadline for PIANO and CONCERT INSTRUMENTS.  All "state division" videos must be uploaded to YouTube (students to submit different videos from the ones provided for "district")

April 24—Video Submission Deadline for VOICE.  All "state division" videos must be uploaded to YouTube (students to submit different videos from the ones provided for "district")


May 2—Deadline for all assessments and marks to be completed by adjudicators

May 8Deadline to return adjudicators' assessments and marks to teachers

This timeline allows for a weekend to process the administrative responsibilities once the videos are submitted.  Adjudicators have 14 days to complete all assessments (Mar 8-21).  An added week should suffice to return the assessments to the teachers (Mar 22-27).


IMPORTANT TO KNOW: Round 1 Highest Honors students will have 1 week by which to register for Round 2 (Mar 27-Apr 3) and 2 more weeks of practice before the video submission deadline.  The administrative turnaround is the same as Round 1.


Please direct  any questions or concerns to Frank Pittman (pianofestival@ncmta.org).  He will be providing specific instructions for registering and uploading videos as time draws near.