Scholarships

2021 Scholarship Applications are no longer being accepted.

THE 2021 IMTA/WEST MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY.

THE AWARDS FOR THIS YEAR ARE AS FOLLOWS:

1ST PLACE–$2000

2ND PLACE-$1250

3RD PLACE-$750

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS May 1, 2021 at 11:59 pm

YOUTUBE VIDEO DEADLINE IS May 15, 2021 at 11:59 pm

Any graduating high school senior of any instrument may participate in the IMTA-West Scholarship Audition. Requirements include:

  • Senior planning to major or minor in music in the upcoming year.
  • Must study with an IMTA teacher on the audition instrument.
  • Two or more pieces in contrasting styles.
    All music to be performed from memory.
  • Twelve (12) minute maximum playing time.
  • If a student performs more than twelve minutes, they will be cut off, but they will not in any way be penalized for a lengthier program.
  • Students wanting to perform on two different instruments must meet all requirements for each instrument and submit separate applications.
  • Youtube videos must be marked “Unlisted” and “Not for kids”. No identifying teacher or student/family information should be listed.>
  • Please label the video 2021 Scholarship Title, identifying numbers, Composer.
  • When you email your selections to imtascholarship@gmail.com, please clearly identify in the email- selection #1 and selection #2, etc. so they appear in the correct order on our playlist. (Deadline, May 15 2021)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND CLARIFICATION

A student wanting to perform on two different instruments must a) register for both instruments, b) perform in two different 21-minute time periods. Rules 1-5 apply for each instrument. Students should provide their own accompanists.

2019 IMTA SCHOLARSHIP AUDITION RESULTS:

Any graduating high school senior of any instrument may participate in the IMTA-West Scholarship Audition. Requirements include:

  • Senior planning to major or minor in music in the upcoming year.
  • Must study with an IMTA teacher on the audition instrument.
  • Two or more pieces in contrasting styles.
    All music to be performed from memory.
  • Twelve (12) minute maximum playing time.
  • If a student performs more than twelve minutes, they will be cut off, but they will not in any way be penalized for a lengthier program.
  • Students wanting to perform on two different instruments must meet all requirements for each instrument and submit separate applications.
  • When you email your selections to imtascholarship@gmail.com, please clearly identify in the email- selection #1 and selection #2, etc. so they appear in the correct order on our playlist. (Deadline, May 15 2021)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND CLARIFICATION

A student wanting to perform on two different instruments must a) register for both instruments, b) perform in two different 12 minute time periods. Rules 1-5 apply for each instrument. Students should provide their own accompanists.
The scholarship pool is a $4000 that is distributed at the discretion of the judge.

IMTA SCHOLARSHIP CHAIR

Dr. Ted Reuter, imtascholarship@gmail.com