Welcome

Welcome to our Web site. This site offers you the opportunity to learn more about THE PIANO TEACHERS CONGRESS OF NEW YORK, INC., a non-profit organization founded in 1926.

To learn more about us, click on any item on our menu which appears at the upper-left of each screen. If you have comments or questions, let us know by contacting our Membership Chair today at  ptcnymembers@gmail.com. Thanks for visiting and be sure to check back often for updated information.

Currently, our membership dues are $55 annually, which permits members to participate fully in both the professional development meetings and our student activities. If you are a full time student aged 25 or younger who has private pupils you wish to enter into PTC student activities, your annual dues are only $20; enclose a photocopy of your current student ID. Click on Forms and Applications on this Website to select the form for new or renewing members.

Professional meetings are open to all piano teachers, so a member can bring guests to these meetings to hear the presentation and demonstrations. Only members may enter their students into activities such as the Awards and Honors Auditions, the Incentive and 20th / 21st Century Recitals, and the Piano Plus!! Program.

OUR ACTIVITIES:

  • INCENTIVE RECITALS  (non-competitive). A series of short, informal recitals. Participants receive written evaluations and are awarded certificates. This program is for students of all ages and levels.
  • YOUNG PIANISTS' AWARDS AND HONOR RECITAL   Competition with auditions, cash prizes, and certificates. This is a showcase for outstanding young talents through age 18.
  • PIANO PLUS!!   (non-competitive). A recital for students through age 18 featuring  works for various ensembles with piano. Certificates of participation are awarded.
  • TWENTIETH-CENTURY AND BEYOND PIANO MUSIC FESTIVAL   (non-competitive). A recital of contemporary music for students through age 18. Certificates of participation are awarded.
  • PRESENTATIONS  at Yamaha Artist Services, 689 Fifth Avenue and elsewhere in New York City by eminent artists, teachers, authors, and composers.
  • PTC NEWSLETTERS