Event: Hartman Stickley Memorial Piano Competition – Twenty-First Annual Winners Recital
Date: Sunday, March 13, 2016
Place: Louise E. Addicott and Yatish J. Joshi Performance Hall, IUSB, South Bend, Indiana
Time: 2:30 pm
Free Event and Open to the Public
Announcement is made of the twenty-first annual Hartman Stickley Memorial Piano Competition Winners Recital, which will be held on March 13, 2016 in the Louise E. Addicott and Yatish J. Joshi Performance Hall, IUSB, South Bend, Indiana, at 2:30 pm.
The competition itself will be held on March 4th & 5th at the Northpoint Vineyard Church (formerly known as Harris Prairie Christian Church), Granger, Indiana,. and is open to pre-college students. The winners from each division will perform in the Winners Recital on March 13 and will receive cash prizes:
- Division VI Ages 16 – 18 $175
- Division V Ages 14 & 15 $150
- Division IV Ages 12 &13 $125
- Division III Ages 10 &11 $100
- Division II Ages 8 & 9 $75
- Division I Ages 7 & under $50
Contestants who receive honorable mention will also win cash prizes. All awards will be dispersed following the recital.
The competition, sponsored by the South Bend Area Music Teachers Association, is open to piano students of teachers residing in Allen, Berrien, Cass, and St. Joseph counties, Michigan; and Elkhart, Kosciusko, LaGrange, LaPorte, Marshall, St. Joseph, and Starke counties, Indiana. Prize money is made available through the Elnora Hartman Stickley Scholarship Fund.
Judges will be:
Divisions I, II, III:
Dr. James Helton, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
Dr. Joyanne Outland, Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Dr. Lori Rhoden, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
Divisions IV, V, VI:
Dr. Wael Farouk, Roosevelt University Chicago, Illinois
Nicole Lee, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana
Lori Sims, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
For further information, please contact the competition chair, Michelle Beyler, at (574) 226-2950 or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org). You may also visit the South Bend Area Music Teacher Association’s website: www.sbamta.org.