South Central Division



January 13 (rehearsals)–January 14 (competitions), 2018
Fredericks Fine Arts Center
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Nachitoches, Louisiana

Lodging Information

Official Competition Hotel:
Chateau St. Denis
751 Second St.
Natchitoches, LA 71457
(318) 951-4105 or (888) 900-9937

It is about 5 miles from the competition site. The special price for the MTNA Competitions is $89 per night plus tax (including Internet and breakfast). Please make your reservation by December 13, 2017, to secure this special rate. Their website is You must mention that you are with the MTNA group, or enter MTNA as the group code online, to receive this special room rate.

Other lodging in the area includes:
Days Inn: (800) 329-1992
Hampton Inn: (855) 605-0317
Best Western: (877) 959-9171


The nearest airports to travel by air to the competitions are in Shreveport, Louisiana (SHV–70 miles away) and Alexandria, Louisiana (AEX–50 miles away).


For the schedule, please click here.

Division Contacts


Sherry Frush, NCTM
Abilene, TX
(325) 692-9233


Sharon Callahan
Montgomery, TX
(936) 588-0176

Competitions Chair

Roy Wylie, NCTM
Houston, TX
(281) 558-7303

Junior Competitions

Gloria Johnson, NCTM
Tulsa, OK
(918) 749-9015

Senior Competitions

Sharon Callahan
Montgomery, TX
(936) 588-0176

Young Artist Competitions

Sharon Ard, NCTM
El Dorado, AR
(870) 862-9757

Chamber Music Competitions

Sharon Ard, NCTM
El Dorado, AR
(870) 862-9757

Composition Competitions

Scott Carrell
Searcy, AR
(501) 279-4550

Certification Chair

Terri Hlubek, NCTM
Oklahoma City, OK
(405) 659-6548