New Haven Chapter of the Connecticut Music Teachers Association

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Calendar of Events


Important Dates for the 2019 - 2020 Academic Year:


November 3rd, 2019            CT State Music Teachers Association Conference

November 16, 2019             Ensemble Festival                                                                                       Entry deadline: November 4th, 2019 

February 8th, 2020              Select Students Piano Competition By Recorded Auditions.                  Entry deadline: January 18, 2020 

March 28th, 2020                Nutmeg State Piano Competition                                                              Entry deadline: March 1st, 2020

April 4th, 2020                    Nutmeg State Piano Competiton Winner's Concert

May 2nd, 2020                    Annual Youth Spring Festival                                                                    Entry deadline: April 24th, 2020    

May 9th, 2020                     Musicianship Achievement Program                                                        Entry deadline: March 28th, 2020  



November 3, 2019 – Saturday, from 1:00 pm to 5:30 pm– CT State Music Teachers Association Conference. All the information including registration can be found on the website: www.csmta.org



November 16, 2019 - Saturday, 3:00 pm - Ensemble Festival - at the Evergreen Woods, 88 Notch Hill Rd, North Branford, CT. The Festival spotlights your students in any combination of instruments, or multiple instruments. Only one (1) piano is available this year. Applications due to Adele Huffman by November 4th, 2019.

Info and Application Form



Select Students Piano Competition By Recorded Auditions. Deadline for Submission of Recordings, Saturday, January 18, 2020. Concert Performance: February 8, 2020 at 3:00pm at the Evergreen Woods, 88 Notch Hill Rd, North Branford, CT.

Info and Application Form



March 28, 2020 - Nutmeg State Piano Competition. Register by March 1st. Winner's Concert - April 4th.

This competition is designed for the piano student who seeks the opportunity to perform one piece for professional adjudication. It encourages and acknowledges the fine young piano students of Connecticut at all levels, giving support and recognition to the performers and their teachers. The competition will be open to the public.

Piano Competition Advertisement

Info and Application Form download



The Annual Spring Youth Recital at the location TBA. Saturday, May 2, 2020 3:00 pm. Application due by April 24th. 

Info and Application Form



May 9, 2020 – Saturday, time TBA - Musicianship Achievement Program (Theory Exam and Performance Audition) at Totoket Valley Elementary School, Northford, CT. Applications due by March 28th, 2020. Reminder: ALL teachers of participating students must assist at the location regardless of attending another MAP. Application will be posted on the CSMTA website: www.csmta.org / Musicianship Achievement Program Contact Linda Franklin-Biggs 203 - 481-5970 [email protected]



June 2020 - Annual Luncheon  - TBA