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#1280823 - 10/04/09 10:10 PM Exam Requirements
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Registered: 06/08/09
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Loc: Schenectady, Saratoga Counties...
Hi everyone,
I live and teach in New York State. Although none of my students are serious or prepared (yet) to pursue a piano examination, I would like to make sure they are competent enough to play the music desigated for specific levels.

I was hoping someone could forward me the level requirements and songs allowed for their state's level, especially New York. That way, I would know "exactly" what pieces to assign my students and know that they are for a certain piano level.

(I have not taught long enough to find the entire manual useful and the music store I use would not allow me to copy the list of songs.)

Thank you very much!
Gisele
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#1280849 - 10/04/09 11:08 PM Re: Exam Requirements [Re: Gisele]
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Registered: 06/07/09
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Are you a member of your state's music teachers association? If so, you should easily be able to obtain a copy.

In California, at least, our syllabus is copyrighted and is only available for purchase. It would be illegal to just let someone copy it.
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#1281169 - 10/05/09 12:00 PM Re: Exam Requirements [Re: Minniemay]
Morodiene Offline
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State's level of what? Is this Solo & Ensemble Contest, or NY MTNA? In WI, our state MTNA doesn't list pieces, but composers that we can choose from, whereas the WSMA Solo/Ensemble lists specific pieces.
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#1281286 - 10/05/09 03:00 PM Re: Exam Requirements [Re: Morodiene]
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Registered: 06/08/09
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Loc: Schenectady, Saratoga Counties...
It's for the New York State School Music Association. I'm a member of the MTNA but not of our state association. New York listed specific pieces of music.

I can obtain a copy for a price but all I need is 2 sides and the book is thick with exam requirements for other instruments, which I do not need.

(I'm from Canada and used the Royal Conservatory of Music which covered exams for the entire country. This is my first year teaching in the United States so I am unaccustomed to having a system used for each state.)

If there is another method one can suggest I use to rank my students' piano abilities, I am open to other suggestions.

Thanks!
Gisele
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#1281309 - 10/05/09 03:43 PM Re: Exam Requirements [Re: Gisele]
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I didn't think you could be a member of MTNA without joining at the state level. But you're talking about the public school music association, I think -- the affiliate of MENC. If that is the case, then your local high school music teacher is your best resource.
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#1281479 - 10/05/09 10:37 PM Re: Exam Requirements [Re: Minniemay]
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Either the high school music teacher(I don't know why your music store wouldn't copy it for you!!), or you can probably get a free copy from their website. That is where I get our State's lists. Also, some music vendor websites provide them.
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