online registration

All students should enter through their school or teacher


Every competition has rules to ensure that everyone participates in a fair and unbiased competition. We advise you to read all the rules before registering. Click below for a copy of our rules.

2. Registration information

Learn about our Annual Competition by reading our Registration Information. This document will provide you with all the details of our competition.

3. required lists

We have required lists for students competing in piano, strings, and guitar (suggested list). Check out our required lists for each individual instrument.

5. consider volunteering

Thank you for your interest in helping out the IMA. The Contest wouldn’t be possible without you! Please answer the following questions below and we will get back to you as soon as possible. The IMA is a great place to make new friends! We are a friendly group of musicians, teachers, and overall downright fun people! The IMA Contest can’t be held without our wonderful volunteers. Join us for the weekend. There are many opportunities for you to assist.

6. consider becoming a member

There are many reasons for becoming a member of the IMA.
Did you know that your students pay a discounted fee for the competition, can enter the prestigious Memorial Contest,
and are eligible for college scholarships if you are a member?
Click below to find out more!