National guild of piano teachers
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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National Guild of Piano Teachers:Providing Goals and Awards forPiano Students Since 1929The largest music school in Palo Alto, California, New Mozart School of Musichas been providing high-quality music and voice lessons since 2004. NewMozart School of Music holds membership with the National Guild of PianoTeachers.For more than 80 years the National Guild of Piano Teachers (NGPT) has servedas an organization dedicated to establishing a non-competitive environment inwhich piano students of all ages and abilities can pursue defined goals andawards. As the world’s biggest nonprofit organization of piano teachers andstudents, NGPT boasts over 850 audition centers, and enrolls thousands ofstudents each year through its international auditions.When students audition through NGPT, judges provide constructive feedback toencourage pianist growth. Judges evaluate students in the areas of accuracy,dynamics, rhythm, style, and technique, among several other categories.NGPT offers a wide array of teacher membership benefits as well as studentawards. A sample of program categories available for students includes jazz,duet, ensemble, international composition, and social music.