Certificate of Merit

MTAC Santa Monica Bay
Certificate of Merit Evaluations

MTAC State Program • https://www.mtac.org/
Piano, Harp, Strings, Voice, Winds & Brass

MTAC State Program Teacher Portal for Certificate Merit • https://www.mtac.org/
MTAC State Program Parent Portal for Certificate Merit • https://www.mtac.org/

2023 Branch Evaluations
Media Submission DEADLINE: February 28, 2023 (TUE)
Results Available: March 20, 2023 (MON)

2023 Branch Honors Festival
April 23, 2023 (SUN)

Westside Music Conservatory (Brentwood)
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
(exact recital times will depend on the number of students eligible for Branch Honors)

MTAC Santa Monica Bay CM Branch Honors Festival
Rules & Guidelines
  • ALL INSTRUMENTS & VOICE: Levels 4 – Advanced/Panel
  • Student may be in any school grade
  • Students must receive Excellent overall rating on Repertoire
  • Teachers will choose piece for Branch Honors Recital
  • Piece must fit within the time limit guidelines for MTAC State Convention Festival Recitals
  • Teachers may make cuts to piece to fit time limit
  • PIANO/STRING/VOICE: students must have all pieces memorized
  • WIND/BRASS: students are not required to play pieces by memory
  • Technique AND Sight Reading must receive a Good or Excellent rating from the CM Evaluator
  • Theory score must be 80% or higher

MTAC State Convention
June 30 – July 3, 2022

Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Santa Clara Convention Center