Certificate of Merit®

Certificate of Merit® (CM) is a comprehensive program of music evaluation for students offering annual online adjudication in Keyboard, Strings, Winds and Voice. All students from ages 5 (as of October 31st) 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–www.new.MTAC.org in one of eleven levels by September 30, 2024.

The deadline for students to submit their Repertoire and Technique videos and take the Theory and Sight-Reading tests is February 6, 2024.