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Buckeye District Auditions

OhioMTA Northwest District Buckeye Auditions

The Buckeye Competition is open to Elementary, Junior and Senior High students.  Entry blanks, requirements, and information are available here at the OhioMTA website.  District winners proceed to the state level to compete at the Student Showcase.

Application Deadline:  February 23, 2019.
District Competition Date: Saturday, March 23, 2019.
Location: Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center at BGSU, Bowling Green, OH


Elementary:     OMTA Member:  $30      Nonmember:  $45
Junior High:    OMTA Member: $35        Nonmember: $50
Senior High:    OMTA Member: $40         Nonmember: $55

Important: please make checks out to the Northwest District OMTA.

Mail applications to:

Dr. Caroline Chin
College of Musical Arts, BGSU
Bowling Green, OH 43403

Any student entering the competition on any instrument other than piano should notify Dr. Caroline Chin ( by the application deadline, in order to secure judges.

OhioMTA State Buckeye Auditions

District winners may proceed to the state level to compete at the Student Showcase.  All winners of District Buckeye Auditions should pay an additional application fee for the state finals immediately after being declared a winner.  For more information, please see the OhioMTA website or contact the Buckeye State Chair, Michael Benson at mbenson[AT]

State Competition Date: Saturday, June 7-8, 2019
Location: Malone University in Canton, Ohio.