Dorothy Sutton Preliminaries
The Dorothy Sutton Preliminary auditions will be held on Sunday, October 15, 2017, at West Chester University from 1:00 PM until 6:30 PM. Fees are as follows:

Deadline will be Monday, October 02, 2017 at 2:53 PM. In order to enroll students, teachers must pay all local, state, and national dues by Aug. 30, 2017. Teachers may refer to the PMTA website located at   for more details and entry forms.

Students are required to play two compositions. No arranged music is permitted. Music for the elementary level should be contrasting in style. Intermediate and advanced levels should be from two different periods of music history. Performance time may not exceed fifteen minutes.

All students are required to take a theory exam by 5:00 on the day of the audition. Theory test information is located on the PMTA website under DSPF.

Note: Ensemble music will also be screened at the local level. Ensembles should play selections from two different style periods of music.

Ensemble music will also be screened at the local level. There are no repertoire requirements for ensemble music. More detailed theory test information is found here .

To enter students in the local preliminary auditions


To enroll students in the showcase recital

Enrolling students in the concerto and ensemble festival

The Concerto and Ensemble festival is a state event. Please direct all questions and fees to Theresa Smith,
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