Open to students through 12th grade, with four divisions based on grade.


Held in five categories based on age levels. Students must perform two  assigned solo pieces from memory.


Held in three categories based on age levels. Duet teams may perform both pieces from memory, however the use of the score is recommended.


The Pittsburgh Piano Teachers Association offers students of its members the opportunity to compete in composition as well as solo and duet performance competitions. Below you will find all of the information regarding the various competitions, including rules and repertoire.

Board Meetings

PPTA Board meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month @9:30am and are open to all members to attend; check back for location of board meetings as they will be in several different locations.

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