Fall and Spring Syllabus

Fall 2017
Friday-Sunday, November 10-12, 2017
Spring 2018
Friday-Sunday, April 27-29, 2018
Times Scheduled as requested, if possible.
Place University of Oregon School of Music and Private Studios
Fall 2017
Fees and Registration: Friday, October 27, 2017
Spring 2018
Fees and Registration: Friday, March 30, 2018
Registration Since the of Fall 2013, the Eugene District has used the on-line registration software called Leggiero. Old forms are no longer accepted. Go to online registration on the OMTA website to access Leggiero. In Leggiero you first create an account, then you can request time and fully register your students.
Type Adjudicated examination. Eligible for 1 trophy point.
Fee See Syllabus Fees on the OMTA website for details.

Send a printed invoice from Leggiero and any special requests with one check to the District Chair. Checks should be postmarked no later than the day following registration.

Repertoire Music of the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Impressionistic and Contemporary eras. Program of study is designed to match repertoire with musicianship skills. All syllabus repertoire must match the syllabus level except that one piece can be one level lower. For questions on repertoire level please contact Carol Ratzlaf, NCTM 503-287-6322 or Heidi Evans, NCTM 503-885-8168. Method book pieces and transcriptions are not permitted. Current repertoire lists and the 2014 Syllabus Manual are available in "members" link on OMTA website and complimentary to all OMTA members. They are also available from the State office by contacting Robin Power at 503-388-8212 or Use login instructions and password from the OMTA Handbook.
Description OMTA Syllabus is a suggested course of study made available to each member to use as a guide in teaching. It covers theory, technique, sight-reading and ear training, as well as repertoire. A qualified adjudicator evaluates the student's presentation of the requirements and provides written comments. Certificates are awarded to participating students. Syllabi have been written for piano, organ, voice, strings, woodwinds, guitar and jazz piano.

General information:

  1. All syllabus registration is online using Leggiero.
  2. All teachers must schedule a conference for every Syllabus in which they participate.
  3. Dates and adjudicators are assigned by the State Chair and State Scheduling Chair. We are obliged to fill these assigned days according to adjudicator availability.
  4. When requesting days and times, please consider weekdays and Sunday mornings.
  5. If we can use your studio, and your students fill fewer than 7 hours, we ask that you host other students.
  6. Contact District Syllabus Chair for any questions or further information.
Memorization Depends on type of examination: Evaluation, Demonstration or Audition. See OMTA Syllabus Manual for requirements. A new manual is in effect for Spring 2017. Download a copy from the OMTA website.
Syllabus Resources See Marketplace OMTA for syllabus demonstration videos, rhythm and sight reading examples, syllabus study sheets, etc.
Chair Carol White
Mail Forms and Fees To Carol White
961 McKenzie Crest Drive
Springfield, OR 97477

Next Meeting

Monday, January 8th, 2018, 9 AM

Panel Presentation on Creative Ways to Teach Music featuring Ron Sticka, Nick Reiser, and Paul Safar
Place: First Congregational Church, Eugene

Coming Events

Baroque Festival

Coming Deadlines

Friday, February 2nd is the deadline for the Baroque Festival

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