2022 NEOMTA Young Artist's Recital




NEOMTA is proud to present the 2022 Young Artist's Recital in-person on:

Saturday, January 22nd, 2022 at 7pm.

Saint Francis Chapel at John Carroll University

1 John Carroll Boulevard

University Heights, Ohio, 44118

This in-person recital is geared towards students that are preparing for competitions such as the Buckeye Auditions. This is an opportunity for students to strengthen their performance experience in front of their peers and teachers.


Only selected performers will be invited to perform at John Carroll University after reviewing recorded auditions. This recital will be recorded and published on the Northeast Ohio Music Teachers Association YouTube Channel. Performers will be notified by Friday, January 14th, 2022.

Masks will be required while in the building.   NEOMTA will be following CDC guidelines closely.


1) An online application form.                                for form.


2) An unedited video recording  


  • The video recording must include ONE work or movement for solo piano drawn from the standard repertoire. 

  • Intermediate-level repertoire (e.g. a Clementi Sonatina) and above will be accepted for the recital.

  • The piece submitted must be no longer than 10 minutes long. 

  • Students 12 years of age and older are eligible to participate in this recital.

  • Only students of current NEOMTA members are eligible.

Please see example for video recording:






















  • Memorization is required

  • Recital attire is required

  • Piano should be in tune (required)

  • Position the camera with treble register closest to the viewer, and pointed somewhat downward from above the keys. (see image above) 

  • Background should be free of clutter

  • Record in landscape mode



*JANUARY 7th,  2022*

Late submissions will not be considered.


Videos should be shared with neomta@gmail.com via Google Drive, or wetransfer.com.   NEOMTA will post the videos of the selected performers on NEOMTA's YouTube channel and NEOMTA's website. 


Please be sure to include the information (student name & age, teacher's name, composer & title of piece) in the email when you share your file. 


An adjudicator will be appointed to review the recordings and select the recital performers. 


All questions can be addressed to the Vice-President of Student Programming, Dr. Irwin Shung, or Vice-President of Student Events, Dr. Sungeun Kim at neomta@gmail.com