OhioMTA STate Buckeye Auditions, June 12-13, 2020

Each spring, highly motivated students in piano, string, voice, and winds compete at the District level. One winner in each participating category is selected to perform as a finalist in the state-level Buckeye Audition, to be held June 12 (rehearsals) and 13 (auditions) at Malone University in Canton, OH. Winners earn cash prizes. Select 2020 Rules for Event Details.

Registration Requirements (Consult with your local District for Application Deadlines):

  • Gather all of the music that you wish to perform with appropriate catalog numbers, movement titles, Composer Names and Timings
  • Check the Composer Classification using this link to select the appropriate Musical Era
  • Complete the online registration form for the Buckeye Auditions.​
  • Applicants MUST register using the form listed on this page to be eligible.
  • After  completing registration here, follow your district's instructions for  submitting your information and payment directly to the district. Please  be aware that each district has its own application deadline. Consult  the table below or contact your local chair for important information!


For more information, contact the Buckeye Auditions Chairperson, Dr. Michael Benson, or your local district Buckeye Auditions chairperson (see below).

The Department of Music at Malone University in Canton, Ohio is pleased to welcome the 2020 OMTA State Buckeye Auditions to campus on June 12-13, 2020. Buckeye Auditions will take place in the Stewart Room of the Randall  Campus Center (pictured) and the Johnson Center for Worship and the Fine  Arts Malone University, Canton, OH.