Tri-Counties Music 2021 Application

Competition Date

Saturday, April 24th 2021

Application Deadline

Saturday, April 10th 2021

Entry Fee


Please read the RULES before submitting an application


  1. The student must reside in Yuba, Sutter, or Colusa Counties. Eligibility will now include anyone living within a twenty-five mile radius of the Yuba City town center.
  2. Students must be in grades 1st - 12th. They can be either enrolled in school or home schooled.
  3. Student can be entered with or without a master teacher as long as she/he is studying music either in public/private school, or home.
  4. The competition is open to Piano, Voice, and Instrumental (string, brass and woodwinds).
  5. Previous first place winners are now eligible to enter in all categories.

Applicant Information

Parent/Guardian Information



Category Grade Number of Pieces Time
Elementary 1st-5th 1 piece up to 3 minutes
Middle School 6th-8th 1-2 pieces up to 7 minutes
High School 9th-12th 1-3 pieces up to 12 minutes



  1. Selections must be performed in the original version and complete pieces or movements from the selection of the stylistic periods, including Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Contemporary. Original pieces can be included under Contemporary. This year we are opening up a new category for Jazz/Improv. The piece must include actual improvisation with at least a “Lead Sheet” provided for the judges with a melody and chord symbols.
  2. Students of public/private school who are studying an Instrument or Voice are allowed to use their school music book under the approval of their music teacher.
  3. Performers of Voice and Instrumental divisions must provide their own accompanists.
  4. All piece(s) must be memorized.

Performance Schedule & Time Limit

  1. A performance schedule will be sent to the music teachers after the deadline.
  2. Maximum length of performance must be adhered to.
  3. Judges may stop a student before the performance is complete if time limit is up.

Teacher Information


Photo Release

The Tri-Counties Music Competition would like to use photos of contestants on Facebook, websites, and other media for promotional purposes.

By clicking this checkbox, I hereby give my consent to the Tri-Counties Music Competition to photograph, film, videotape and then use, reproduce, and publish said images of me and/or my child/children.