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INTRODUCTIONBaroque Classical Sonata Sonatina

The 2019 Southern California Winter Music Festival will consist of two categories:

This festival has two categories:

I )  A non-competitive Baroque/Classical and Sonata/Sonatina festival for instrumentalists of all levels.  Students can play up to two pieces (up to 7 mins). Adjudication is given comments only .The music must be memorized
II) A competitive Sonatina/sonata medal division.

EVENT DATE/TIME 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm


Monday, January 28, 2019


Museum of Making Music
5790 Armada Dr.
Carlsbad, CA 92008


Tavner Delcamp


  1.  Rules and Guidelines: This competition is open to piano teachers and instrumental teachers
    • Students must dress in appropriate recital attire and stay for the entire recital in which they perform
    • Students will perform one movement from a Sonata or Sonatina from any time period and any difficulty. No repeats
    • The music must be memorized
    • Students will compete based upon their age as Jan 20th 2019. The age divisions (for the competitive Sonata/Sonatina competition) with time limits are as follows:
      Division I (age 8 and under): 3 minutes
      Division II (age 9-11): 4 minutes
      Division III (age 12-13): 5 minutes
      Division IV (age 14-15): 6 minutes
      Division V (age 1
      6-18): 7 minutes
    • If the judges will stop the performance when the student reaches the time limit. This will in no way penalize the student.
    • Compositions must be in their original form. No transcriptions, key changes, or arrangements. No unpublished works.
    • Students must bring the original music to the festival for the adjudicators to view. No photocopied music is allowed.
    • A First, and Second, and Third place and Honorable Mention will be awarded for each Division.
    • Judges’ decisions are final. Any student, parent or teacher complaining about the judges’ decisions will not be allowed to participate in the future.
  2. Students must dress in appropriate recital attire and stay for the entire recital in which they perform.
  3. The Sonata & Sonatina Festival will have a Medal Division available for the students to participate in with 1st, 2nd and 3rd place medals  awarded.
  4. Teachers are required to obtain and keep on file media consent and release forms for their students.  The submission of this consent and release signifies that SDNC CAPMT has permission to, without compensation, record audio, video, and/or still images of participants in this event, including students and teachers, and use the recordings in publications, web pages, or other promotional materials representing SDNC CAPMT.  The same form may be used for the entire year (July 1 to June 30 of the following year).
    1. Parent Consent Form
    2. Adult Student Consent Form


Entry fees will be paid by check.  See the application form below.

Students must be entered (and have a fee paid) for EACH Division (solo/ensemble), however, there is a discounted fee when the student will participate as both a soloist and an ensemble member.

For example, if a student performs a piano solo and then a vocal solo and also performs in an ensemble, they would be entered twice on the SOLO entry form and once on an ENSEMBLE entry form.

  • Entries as Soloist: $20 per student (non-medal division); $30 per student (Sonata/Sonatina medal division)
  • Entry as a Soloist and an Ensemble member: $25 (Paid as $20 soloist fee and $5 ensemble fee).  Students who are accompanied by a teacher/parent will be considered soloists and have to pay $25 (non-medal) or $35 (medal).
  • Entry as an Ensemble member only:  $15 per student

Please note that teachers that are not MTNA-CAPMT members are welcome to participate, but will have a $5 per entry surcharge.
Fees are doubled for late entries (see above for dates).


Download this form, fill out all required information, and mail it with a check (made out to  “SDNC CAPMT”) to Tavner Delcamp (10948 Creekbridge Pl. San Diego, CA 92128).

2019 Winter Festival application form