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South Bay Branch Music Festival (SBBMF)



South Bay Branch Music Festival is a new MTAC South Bay Branch program created to give our teachers and students an opportunity to participate in a themed audition and festival event that is open to the MTAC South Bay Branch teachers, students, family, and friends.


Check out the SBBMF POLICIES & PROCEDURES for additional information.


Fall 2023 Audition Themes: 

  1. Works by Chopin 

  2. 20th and 21st Century (Contemporary) 


Repertoire Requirements for Themed Audition: 

  • Only one piece per application.

  • The piece must be under 5 minutes.

  • Performing a work by memory is encouraged, but not required. 


Student Qualifications:

  • No age limit; Children and Adults are welcome to participate!

  • Must be a student of an MTAC South Bay Branch Teacher for at least 4 weeks.


Student Audition Fee: 

  • Solo: $30 per application 

  • Duet: $40 per application 

  • Trio: $50 per application

  • Quartet: $60 per application 

  • Multiple Application Discount: If one student would like to apply to more than one themed audition as a soloist, the fee will be $25 per application.  ​

Important SBBMF Dates:


Student & Teacher Online Registration Opens

Monday, August 7th, 2023 

Teacher Work Agreement & Registration Form Deadline

Monday, October 9th, 2023, 10:00pm


Student Registration & Payment Deadline

Monday, October 9th, 2023, 10:00pm

Mandatory Meeting for Teachers with Student Applicants

Date: TBD (it will occur the week of the festival) 

Location: Online Meeting via Zoom 

Audition Date

Saturday, October 21st, 2023 

Location: PV Music House (550 Deep Valley Dr Suite 261B, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274) 

South Bay Branch Music Festival

Saturday, November 11th, 2023

Time: 2 pm to 5 pm

Location: St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church (24027 Pennsylvania Ave, Lomita, CA 90717)

The Registration Checklist:

Enroll students through our branch website:

Teachers will submit the online Teacher Registration & Work Agreement Form

Parents/Students will submit the online Student Registration & Agreement Form

Contact Us:

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