The OU MTNA Collegiate Chapter invites all students to participate in an essay contest. In order to be eligible, students must be enrolled in private lessons with a NAMTA member. One student from each grade group will be awarded two free tickets to see an Oklahoma City Philharmonic performance of their choice from March-May.
The student must write an essay answering the question(s) and following the length guidelines in their appropriate grade group no later than January 31st.
- Grades 1-4
- Why do you like music and why are music lessons important in your life
- Length: 1 page.
- Grades 5-8
- Write about a piece you are currently learning. What about the piece inspires or excites you?
- Length: 2-3 pages.
- Grades 9-12
- Describe how your experiences with music lessons and/or performance have helped you to grow as a person.
- Length: 3-5 pages.