Achievement in Music Examinations (AIM)

Achievement in Music Examinations (AIM)
A program of the Illinois State Music Teachers Association based on a syllabus revised in 2014

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

THEORY EXAMS (Levels 3-12 only) Register 9/30 – 10/21/2019

When: Sunday, December 15, 2019

Where: Chicago College of Performing Arts (CCPA) at Roosevelt University,
430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago

PLEASE NOTE: THE DATE AND LOCATION OF THE AIM THEORY EXAMS HAVE BEEN CHANGED DUE TO THE SUDDEN LOSS OF OUR ORIGINAL VENUE. THE INFORMATION IN THE YEARBOOK IS NO LONGER CORRECT!

PERFORMANCE EXAM (ALL LEVELS) and THEORY EXAMS (Levels 1A, 1B, 1C, and 2) Register 1/01 – 2/01/2020

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

When: Sunday, March 8, 2020

Where: Chicago College of Performing Arts (CCPA) at Roosevelt University,
430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago

PLEASE NOTE: THE LOCATION OF THE AIM PERFORMANCE EXAMS HAS BEEN CHANGED DUE TO THE SUDDEN LOSS OF OUR ORIGINAL VENUE. THE INFORMATION IN THE YEARBOOK IS NO LONGER CORRECT!

REGISTRATION DEADLINES

THEORY (Levels 3-12): October 21, 2019

PERFORMANCE (All Levels; includes Theory Levels 1A, 1B, 1C, and 2): February 1, 2020

LEVEL 12 Repertoire (from the 2014 syllabus) must be submitted to Stephanie Myers at hisamimyers@gmail.com 5 months prior to the date of your choice of recital or exam

Level 2-12 Repertoire substitution requests must be submitted to Stephanie Myers by January 15, 2020
NO formal makeup exams will be offered.

TEACHER REQUIREMENTS

Teachers must attend judges’ meetings Nov. 8, 2019 and Feb. 14, 2020 and volunteer on exam days.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • For AIM Registration, visit camta.org
  • FEES: $35 for Levels 1A-2, $45 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 www.ismta.org
  • Sam Licata Award: $100 to recognize those who complete Level 11
    with a minimum score 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. 

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ONLINE REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:

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 (Levels 3 through 12 only).

Link for Performance Registration (All Levels) and Theory Registration (Levels 1A, 1B, 1C, and 2) will be made available on 1/01/2020.

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.