Louisiana Teachers Association
Torgrimson Swanzy Competition     Entry Form


THE TORGRIMSON/SWANZY COMPETITION FOR OUTSTANDING STUDENTS

Each student must be currently studying with a member of LMTA or be a recent high school graduate from an LMTA member’s studio.

Entry Requirements:  Students who have participated in the District Rally and received a score of 98 or higher in Performance and scores of 94 or higher on the other three parts are eligible to participate in Torgrimson/Swanzy and are allowed to do so without restrictions. 

Repertoire
Preparatory B – two pieces in contrasting style and by different composers from any musical period.  Each must be at least 16 measures in length. 
Levels I through VI – two pieces from any two stylistic periods (Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Impressionistic and Modern).

The playing time limit for each level is as follows:
PREP B:      6 minutes       
LEVEL I:     8 minutes       
LEVEL II:   10 minutes      
LEVEL III:  12 minutes
LEVEL IV:  12 minutes
LEVEL  V:  15 minutes
LEVEL VI:  15 minutes

Entry Fee:  $30 per student

Each district must send ONE check for the total number of students competing in Torgrimson/Swanzy to the State Piano Rally Chair.  Label check as "T/S Entry Fees."

Each district should send a separate check for $100.00 to the Vice President for Rallies (from the association’s treasury) to secure the number of monitors needed.  Label check as "Monitor Fee."

Following the competition, papers and awards will be released only to the teacher of the participating student.


 


 

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