Certificate of Merit

Certificate of Merit is a comprehensive program of music evaluation for students offering annual adjudication in Keyboard, Strings, Winds and Voice.  All students from ages 5 on up are welcome to participate.  The students are evaluated in the following five areas:  performance, sight-reading, theory, ear training and technique.  Each student must be registered online at the State website (new.mtac.org) in one of eleven levels by October 31, 2017.

There will be a Branch Meeting on September 19, 2017 at the Escondido Library from 10:30 – 12:30, which is mandatory for teachers with students in CM (doors open at 10:00). Make-up meetings may be scheduled for September 23 (afternoon) and September 26 (7 p.m.).

BRANCH AND KEYBOARD CHAIR:  Joanne Stohs (jrstohs@gmail.com)

VOICE EVALUATIONS AND THEORY
Date: February 24, 2018
Location:   Temecula
Chair:  Cindy James (cindyjames@cox.net)

STRING EVALUATIONS ONLY
Date:   March 11, 2018
Location: San Diego Music, San Marcos
Chair:  Lynne-Marie Friedrichs (angelicstrings@cox.net)

WIND EVALUATIONS AND THEORY
Date:  March 24-25, 2018
Location:  Cal State San Marcos
Chair:  Jane Masur (janemasur50@gmail.com)

KEYBOARD EVALUATIONS AND THEORY
Dates:  March 17-18, 2018
Location:  Cal State San Marcos
Chairs:  Joanne Stohs, Keyboard Chair (jrstohs@gmail.com),
Nelly Kras, Keyboard Teacher Scheduling and Theory Chair (NellyKras@aol.com)