South Carolina Music Teachers Association
is dedicated to furthering the art of music and to promoting the growth and professional development of its members through programs that encourage and support teaching, performance, composition, and research. Organized in 1960, our non-profit organization is affiliated with Music Teachers National Association. Please browse these pages to learn about our activities and opportunities for members and their students.
The State Pre-College Piano Auditions were held April 22, at the USC School of Music in Columbia, with almost 200 students participating. The Honors Recital will be held May 13 at USC in Columbia.
MTNA Southern Division Competitions were held January 14-16 at the University of South Carolina School of Music. Congratulations to these students and their teachers from SCMTA! Winners will represent Southern Division in the National Finals in Baltimore in March.
Junior Performance Piano – 9 entries
Winner: Caleb Borick, student of Joseph Rackers
Junior Performance Woodwind – 4 entries
Honorable Mention: Blair Carrier, Flute, student of Amanda Barrett
Senior Performance Brass – 3 entries
Winner: Miriam Snyder, Trombone, student of David Hamilton
Senior Performance String – 9 entries
Winner: Sam Parrini, Violin, student of Jennifer John
Senior Performance Woodwind – 8 entries
Honorable Mention: Cullen Broome, Clarinet, student of Kyra Zhang
Young Artist Performance Brass – 7 entries
Alternate: Jonathan Holland Jr., Euphonium, student of Paul Overly
Senior Composition – 5 entries
Winner: Jenny Yao, student of Edward Hart