FPTA Spring Semester Recital

The spring FPTA recital will take place on Saturday, June 7, at 5:00, at Hensdale Chapel at Methodist University.  FPTA members may submit up to three students for consideration in the recital by emailing Amanda Schafer at ayschafer@hotmail.com no later than Sunday, June 1.

FSU Piano Day

Fayetteville State University’s Piano Day will take place on Saturday, April 26.  The event is open to piano students ages 12-17.  Activities will include a recital by FSU faculty member Dr. Amanda Virelles, masterclasses, and a student recital.  Registration for student participants is $25.00, due by April 15.  For more information, please contact Dr. Virelles at avirelle@uncfsu.edu or at (910)672-1509.

You may also download the application here:

FSU Piano Day

General Announcements, Important Dates

Saturday, April 26:  Methodist University will host the next NCMTA meeting.  For more information, contact Dr. Scott Marosek at smarosek@methodist.edu.

Saturday, April 26:  Fayetteville State University is hosting Piano-Guitar Day.  Please check back for more information regarding the event.

Saturday, May 3:  FPTA Competition.  You can find all the necessary information on this website, under the page titled FPTA Piano Competition.

Saturday, May 10:  FPTA Honors’ Recital

July 7-July 12:  Methodist University Music Camp; for more information, contact Dr. Scott Marosek at smarosek@methodist.edu.

UNCW Piano Day

The University of North Carolina-Wilmington is hosting Piano Day on Saturday, February 8th.  Activities include performances by the UNCW faculty, UNCW student performances, master classes, and a jazz class.  The event is open to students ages 12-17 and teachers. Registration is due January 24th.  Applications can be downloaded here: http://www.uncw.edu/music/events/pianoday/index.html, or via this link:http://www.uncw.edu/music/events/pianoday/Brochure.pdf

Dr. Sharyn Edwards Piano Festival and Competition

The 36th Annual Dr. Sharyn Edwards Piano Festival and Competition is scheduled for March 13-15, 2014 in Whiteville, NC.  Students from kindergarten through college are eligible to enter.  Registration forms are due on February 15, 2014.  Information on the festival can be found on their website, http://www.sccnc.edu/Portals/0/Secure%20pdf/lmclean/Piano%20Festival%20Brochure%202014.pdf.

The application can also be downloaded here:

Piano Festival Brochure 2014

FPTA Competition Dates Announced

The annual FPTA competition will be held on Saturday, May 3rd, at Snyder Memorial Baptist Church in Fayetteville.  The Honors’ Recital will be held on Saturday, May 10, at the Chapel at Snyder Memorial Baptist Church.  Information regarding applications and repertoire requirements will be announced shortly.

FPTA meeting

The first FPTA meeting of the school year is scheduled for Wednesday, August 28th, at 9:00 am in the music lab at Methodist University (the music lab is located on the main floor of Reeves Auditorium building on the right side of the stage, by the lockers).  We will be electing new board members, discussing repertoire for this year’s contest, and choosing dates for this year’s events.