Amateur musicians between the ages of 4 and 18 are eligible for the application. Professional musicians are not allowed to compete.
Competitors must play pieces from either the Baroque, Romantic, or Classical eras.
The festival encourages young musicians (4-18 years of age) of ALL skill levels and abilities, from the aspiring novice to the highly-trained and experienced musician. There are categories for you to consider regardless of your skill development:
Category A (4-6 years old) - 3 minute limit
Category B (7-9 years old) - 5 minute limit
Category C (10-12 years old) - 6 minute limit
Category D (13-15 years old) - 8 minute limit
Category E (16-18 years old) - 10 minute limit
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions:
- Competition takes place at William Jessup University (2121 University Ave, Rocklin, CA 95765)
- Please check in 20 minutes prior to your warm-up time
- Warm up rooms are for participants and accompanists only.
- Participants will be escorted from practice rooms to the stage by volunteers of CMMF
- Awards are given out at the end of the day for all categories.
- Please bring original music to show at check in (not taken) and 2 copies that can be disposed of
- You are welcome to take pics (no flash) and video of your own student only
- Stages are open for you to enjoy the competition during the whole day. Come enjoy these fabulous musicians!