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VIRTUAL FESTIVAL SCHEDULE
JANUARY 18, 2021
FEBRUARY 11, 2021
FEBRUARY 19, 2021
FEBRUARY 20, 2021
REGISTRATION DEADLINE
Submit "printable application" (found below).
SUBMISSION DEADLINE
Complete and submit your video performance.
JUDGE'S COMMENTARY
​Receive feedback from adjudicators.
WINNER'S RECITAL
​Winners announced and featured in a virtual recital on YouTube at 1:30pm.
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YOUNG

ARTIST

FESTIVAL

The Fox Valley Music Teachers Association is pleased to offer a VIRTUAL
FESTIVAL this year. We hope to see you at Lawrence University in 2022.
 
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The Young Artist Festival experience helped me become a better team player in band.

Colton

Shiocton High School

The Young Artist Festival is presented by the Fox Valley Music Teachers Association (FVMTA), founded in 1976. Our mission is to support the professionalism of music teachers, and to advance the value of music study and music making to our local community. 
WHY JOIN US?
More Repertoire Options
Tired of having to pick from a small music list? Not here! As a music professional, you can choose music that is truly best for your students. 
Arrangements Welcome
Need to adjust a score or arrangement to fit your ensemble?  No problem!  Tailor fit your music selection to your students' needs.
Winner's Recital
Your students can look forward to a virtual performance of festival winners on YouTube. Share with your friends and family!
Prize Money
Winners in each category can earn prize money!
 
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I was very honored to be able to play at this event.  It was one of the best piano playing experiences of my life.

Jonah

New London Middle/Intermediate School

 
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Having an opportunity to perform both solo and chamber music on the same day has been a lot of fun for me and my friends! And, how cool is it that there is a music festival right here in Appleton!

Emily

Appleton

 
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Does an independent or public school teacher have to be a member of FVMTA to participate?
No!  We want as many students to share their love of music as possible.  See "FEES" under Rules for ALL COMPETITIONS
Can my school band/choir/orchestra program participate?
Yes!  Interested in supplementing your school's solo/ensemble experience?  The Young Artist Festival is a great venue for school music programs!
Do students receive a rating?
Performers receive:
  • Judges' written comments available same day
  • 10-15 minute performance includes verbal interaction with judge
  • First-place, second-place, and honorable mention can be awarded in each competition
Who are the judges?
The judges are university professors and professional musicians, having many years of experience with students of all ages.
APPLICATION
PRINTABLE APPLICATION
To enter the Young Artist Festival, please print, complete, and send in this form along with appropriate fees by January 18, 2021.
VIDEO SUBMISSION
Click here to view our guidelines for submitting your virtual performance video.
Questions? Concerns? Email: isbillpiano@gmail.com
 
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