Performance Competition

The UMTA Piano/Instrumental Competition is held in conjunction with the Utah Music Teachers Association State Conference held in October. Categories include Duet, Junior, Senior, and Young Artist. This competition is held annually and winners of each category advance to the South West Division Competition. Winners of the Division Competition advance to the National Competition.  Visit for repertoire requirements, fees, prizes and other details.

State Repertoire Requirements

Composition Competition

Students competition categories are: Elementary, Junior, Senior, and Young Artist. The deadline is early in the year, usually in Fall. There is a fee to enter. 

Winning compositions advance to Division, then to National Level. Winning compositions will be performed at the National Conference held in the Spring. Prizes are awarded to the winners at the National Level. Visit for details.  Contact Leanna Minnick with questions or more info.