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MTNA Competitions

NDMTA supports the MTNA Performance and Composition Competitions. These competitions comply with MTNA requirements and state winners may advance to division and national competitions. MTNA active membership dues must be paid before submission of registration form.

Time to get ready for the 2024-2025 MTNA National Competitions

Registration deadline for all levels of Composition, Piano, Piano Duet, Strings and Woodwinds is Wednesday, September 11, 2024, 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Online registration will be available in August 2024. Click here for complete information: https://www.mtna.org/MTNA/Engage/Competitions/Competitions_Guidelines.aspx

Eric Bergeman

Congratulations to Eric Bergeman, of Forman, ND, who won First Place in the Young Artist Woodwind Category at the MTNA National Competition in Atlanta, GA. The MTNA Competitions were held in conjunction with the MTNA National Conference this past March. Eric is currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Flute Performance at the Eastman School of Music, studying with Bonita Boyd and Anne Harrow.  He is also a flute instructor at the Eastman Community Music School. Eric has already won numerous competitions and now can add the prestigious MTNA Young Artist Woodwind Competitions to his resume.


piano competition


  • Composition Only
  • Age 5-10


  • Performance Competitions: Piano String, Woodwind and Composition
  • Age 11-14


  • Performance Competitions: Piano, Brass, String, Woodwind, Voice, Piano Duet, and Composition (Age 15-18)
  • Piano Duet (Age 11-18 with at least one student age 15-18)

Young Artist

  • Performance Competitions: Composition, Piano, Brass, String, Woodwind and Voice
  • Age 19-26

Chamber Music

  • Competitions: String and Wind
  • 3-6 performers
  • Age 18-29


The ND state MTNA Competitions are held at Valley City State University, Valley City, ND in October. The exact dates are available on the MTNA link below.

MTNA Competitions to be held in October 2024, at VCSU

Requirements, applications, fees and dates are available on the MTNA website.


MTNA Competitions