Music Day

Gwinnett County Music Day

The Gwinnett County Music Teachers Association sponsors a Music Day festival every November. The purpose of this festival is to encourage study and to provide an opportunity for students to perform and receive an evaluation of their performance and cash awards. Proceeds from Music Day are used to provide funds for scholarships and to support the budget.


Festival Date: November 14, 2020

Festival Location (Tentative): Duluth First Baptist Church
2908 Duluth Highway 120, Duluth, GA

Application Deadline: Submitted online by Friday, October 2, 2020

Postmark Deadline: Friday, October 9, 2020

Mail checks/payment to Patti Bennett, 4745 Bennett Road, Buford, GA  30519-1805.

Entry Fee: $22.00 per student $10.00 each additional instrument

Time Limits

Please note: Time limits have been set for each grade. Please make sure that the playing time for both pieces combined does not exceed these limits.

K-3rd grade: 5 minutes
4th-5th grade: 8 minutes
6th-7th grade: 10 minutes
8th grade: 12 minutes
9th-12th grade: 15 minutes

Registration: Click here

Music Day Online Registration

Registration for this event is online.  A Comment and Rating sheet (one form) must be provided for each student on the day of the festival along with printed copies of the registered music. Links to all forms are below.

Checks should be postmarked no later than October 9, 2020.

Comment and Rating Sheet

Comments and Rating Sheet. Click here to fill in the Comment and Rating sheet required for each student. This form must be filled out and provided to the judge along with printed copies of the music approved for performance. You may print out the blank form and write on it, or type into it directly and print it out. Please note: you can only save a blank copy of this form. It will not save any information you have entered into it. When student performance information has been entered, click “print” for a copy of the filled-in form. Click “Reset” to clear the information and start your next student.

GMTA Theory Test

The Georgia MTA theory test may be taken at this festival. This is a separate event and requires an additional entry. Please see the Theory page for more information, or visit the GMTA website.

Starting with 2016-2017 GMTA Theory Test and GATE registration will be done ONLINE ONLY. All teachers must create an
account using the Online Events Registration Tool and submit payment with the online registration or submit a check to the
state office.

Click here for instructions for Online GMTA Theory Test Registration.

Contact GCMTA Music Day Chair Person