Certificate of Merit

Certificate of Merit (CM) 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–www.new.MTAC.org in one of eleven levels by October 31, 2018.

There will be a Branch Meeting on September 18, 2018 at the Escondido Library from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., which is mandatory for teachers with students in CM (doors open at 9:30). Make-up meetings may be scheduled for September 22 (2:30 p.m.) and September 25 (7:30 p.m.) and will be held at Joanne Stohs’ home.

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

VOICE EVALUATIONS AND THEORY
Date: February 23, 2019
Location: Temecula
Chair: Cindy James (cindyjames@cox.net)

STRING EVALUATIONS AND THEORY
Date: March 3, 2019
Location: Palomar College, San Marcos
Chair: Lynne-Marie Friedrichs (angelicstrings@cox.net)

WIND EVALUATIONS AND THEORY
Date:  March 30-31, 2019
Location:  Cal State San Marcos
Chair:  Jane Masur (janemasur50@gmail.com)

KEYBOARD EVALUATIONS AND THEORY
Dates:  March 30-31, 2019
Location:  Cal State San Marcos
Chair:  Joanne Stohs (jrstohs@gmail.com)