Achievement in Music Examinations (AIM)

Achievement in Music Examinations (AIM)
A program of the Illinois State Music Teachers Association

Margaret Hoover, Coordinator
Hannah Voigt and Kristine Konrad, Theory
Margaret Hoover, Performance and Certificates
Committee: Ellena Chen, Jaclyn Rada, Elaine Smith

THEORY EXAM (Levels 3-12) Register 9/15 – 10/15/2018

When: Sunday, December 2, 2018

Where: Sherwood Community Music School at Columbia College,
1312 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605

PERFORMANCE EXAM (ALL LEVELS) Register 1/1 – 2/1/2019

Levels 1A, 1B, 1C, 2 Theory AND Performance are on the same day.

When: Sunday, March 10, 2019

Where: Sherwood Community Music School at Columbia College,
1312 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago

Registration Deadlines

THEORY LEVELS 3-12: October 15, 2018

PERFORMANCE  Levels 1-12: February 1, 2019

LEVEL 12 Repertoire must be submitted to StephanieMyers, at by
October 15, 2018

Level 2-12 Repertoire substitution requests must be submitted to Stephanie Myers by
January 15, 2019

NO formal makeup exams will be offered.

Teachers entering students are required to volunteer.

  • For AIM Registration, visit
  • FEES: $35 for Levels 1A-2, $40 for levels 3-8, $50 for Levels 9-12
  • Additional fees: $45 per student per event for teachers unable to
    volunteer on test day.
  • Requirements are based on the 2014 syllabus. To purchase the
    syllabus and the Karen Rogers Workbooks, go to
  • Sam Licata Award: $100 to recognize those who complete Level 11
    with scores of 85 in both Theory and Performance.
  • Sister Marjorie Delaplane Award: $150 to recognize those who
    complete Level 12 with minimum score of 85 in both Theory and Performance. 



1. Teachers must first register themselves HERE.   Make note of the amount due!

2. Teachers should then register their students, each with their own individual form.

Click HERE for Theory Registration.

Click HERE for Performance Registration.

3. Pay online.  Teachers should pay for all of their students with one payment.  ONLINE BANKING is the preferred payment method for CAMTA, since there is no fee for the transaction. Please put AIM and the teacher name in the message field.

OR PAYPAL (CAMTA incurs a fee for using this service).  Click the “donate” button below. It will prompt you to log in to PayPal. Once you’re in, please “donate” the amount due from your teacher registration form.