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Level A in each category is limited to 5th grade or below. Please enter students in the correct category and level to avoid disqualification. This year, teachers should arrange their student paperwork in category order prior to submitting. Ex: All papers in alphabetical order for Baroque A first, then B, C, and D1-2. Then all paperwork in alphabetical order for Classical A, then B, C, and D1-2. 


Enter the piece duration without the decimal and round up to the nearest whole number. Ex: 1:45 should be entered as 2 minutes.  No time requests will be honored this year. No changes to the repertoire or assigned time will be made after the schedule is made, and the registration fee is non-refundable. If you have any questions about the level of difficulty for a piece, please email or text (225) 603-3546 before the registration deadline.

Teachers entering students are required to work 8:15 am - 4:30 pm. If unable to work, the teachers will pay the substitute fee at the time of registration to avoid disqualification of students or provide a substitute worker(s).


2-3 winners will be chosen per group with one cash award per group. Judges may award honorable mention. Winners of each group will be announced as soon as the group is finished. Teachers may pick up their students' comment sheets and certificates at the end of the competition at O'Neill's Music House.

2023 Winners and Honorable Mentions List


The five levels of difficulty for each period are as follows:


A - Limited to 5th grade or below. Easiest selections from Baroque composers other than JS Bach. Composers such as Lully, Telemann, Graupner, and Speer


Clark - King William's March

Rameau - Menuet en Rondeau

Handel - Gavotte

B - Selections from Anna Magdalena Notebook, and pieces of similar difficulty


J.S. Bach - Prelude in C Major WTC I, BWV 846

C.P.E. Bach - March in Dmajor

Kreiger - Minuet in A Minor

Scarlatti - Sonata in C Major K. 73b, L. 217

C - Two-and Three-part inventions, preludes, and pieces of similar difficulty


J.S. Bach - Courante from French Suite No. 5

Daquin - Le Coucou

Telemann - Fantasy

D1 - Scarlatti sonatas


Sonata K. 64, L. 58

Sonata K. 9 L. 413

Sonata in C Major K 159 L. 104

D2 - Most Preludes and Fugues from WTC by J.S. Bach and pieces of similar difficulty, including any movement of the Italian Concerto


Handel - Harmonious Blacksmith


A - Limited to 5th grade or below. Easiest selections from Classical composers, such as Carr and Reinagle


Diabelli - Waltz in C Major

Duncombe - Sonatina in C Major

B - Easy Sonatina movements by composers such as Attwood, Latour, and Beethoven


Haydn - Scherzo in F Major, Hob. XVI:9, 3rd movement

Clementi - Sonatina in C Major Op. 36 No.1, 1st movement

C.P.E. Bach - Solfegietto

Diabelli Op. 151 No. 1

C - Difficult Sonatina movements by composers such as Clementi, Kuhlau, Diabelli


Beethoven - Fur Elise

Cimarosa sonatas

​D1 - Some sonata movements by composers such as Mozart, (early) Haydn, and Beethoven


Mozart Sonata in C Major K. 545 (1st movement)

Mozart Sonata in A Major K. 331 (3rd movement)

Mozart Fantasy K. 397

Haydn Sonatas Hob. XVI/4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 35

Beethoven Sonata Op. 49 Nos. 1 or 2

D2 - Other difficult sonata movements by composers such as Mozart, Haydn, and Beethoven

Mozart Sonata in A Major K. 331 (1st movement)

Mozart Sonata in B-flat Major K. 333

Beethoven Sonata Op. 13, Op. 31, and Op. 109

Haydn Sonata Hob. 16, 34, and 37

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