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Musicianship Tests Information

Application Deadline: January 21, 2017*
Technique Test Date: February 18, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Test Completion Deadline: March 1, 2017

*Students will receive their Usernames and Passwords after ALL applications have been received.

Musicianship Test Overview



The program will consist of ONE COMPLETE UNIT of Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory 
and a choice of  ONE LEVEL of ONE of the following supplementary tests:
  1. Music History, Literature, and Form
  2. Sight Reading
  3. Technique
Teachers should note that the student completes TWO TESTS in all.

All Theory Exams MUST be completed by the March 1, 2017.  Failure to do so will result in disqualification.

Any student without access to computer or iPad should contact the Musicianship Committee.

Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory 

Essentials of Music Theory

  • Students should consult their teacher to choose the unit that must be completed.  
  • A 90% score must be achieved.
  • Students may repeat the Unit and Test as many times as necessary to achieve this score.


Supplementary Test: Sightreading
Piano Maestro  iPad sight reading app

Musicianship Test Part 3


Teachers should select appropriate materials from the Sight Reading List. 



Supplementary Test:Music History, Literature and Form

Music History, Literature and Form




Teachers should use the current TMTA Musicianship Tests Study Guides from the
Musicianship Manual, pp. 139 - 177.

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Supplementary Test: Technique

Technique Exam


Technique Exams from the current TMTA Musician Manual will be used.  Please consult pp. 216 - 230 of the Manual.

Technique tests will be administered during on
February 18, 2017
2:00 PM
Circle Music Center

Important: Students intending to take the technique portion of the test must indicate their intention on the Audition Application.


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