COVID-19 Updates/Resources

Legal FAQs for Reopening Music Studios



  • Due to concerns regarding COVID-19 the Competitive OMTA Scholarships auditions have been postponed to September 19-20. If you have already sent in registration application, your check will be shredded. Updated registration information will be available on the state website by the end of May.
  • Need-Based Grants as well as District and Teacher Grants are still available, with a registration deadline of May 31. Registration forms are available on the OMTA website/Programs for Students/Scholarships page.
  • Due to a lack of entries, the Composition Scholarship deadline has been extended to May 1. Teachers, this is an excellent time to help your young composers finish up a project they have been working on and get it submitted.
  • ESMAR Asssesments will be postponed to August (assuming Classic Pianos has reopened).
  • The State Composition Celebration will be a virtual concert presented through the OMTA YouTube channel beginning Saturday, June 6 at 1pm. For those teachers with honored composers to enter, please see the email sent to the membership on May 1 or refer to the application form