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Testing & Trophies

Rhythm & Notation Exams

* To schedule testing with Michael Hoover call 703-728-0784.

* Three exams throughout the year ($35 Fee for each exam).

* Students compete against each other in their age group

* 1st, 2nd & 3rd place trophies. 4th, 5th & 6th place medals

Required Reading: Rhythm (for all instruments) by Michael Hoover: Purchase Here

Performance Trophies & YouTube Trophies

Performance Trophies

Students who participate in 7 performances receive a performance trophy.

YouTube Trophies

Students who post 7 videos on my YouTube channel receive a YouTube Trophy.

Not all students like to perform so this is another option.

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Exams & Certificates

Music Theory Certificates

This is a written exam given by your teacher during your lesson. There are 3 levels of exams.

 Upon passing the exam a Music Lessons In Your House Music Theory Certificate  is awarded to the student.  

Piano Guild Auditions  

Yearly auditions are held in over 700 cities throughout the United States. 

Students are adjudicated by an panel of judges and receive report cards,

  certificates, and fraternity pins.  Fees vary according to level ($32 - $50 / Exam)

Enrollment is December 1 - February 1.  Auditions are in May.

Piano Guild International Piano Composition Contest

Compositions must be submitted to Guild Headquarters by November 8th.

 All compositions are processed and sent to various composers that are part of the board

 of composer adjudicators. A complete list of winners will be published in the Piano Guild Magazine Summer issue.

Photography by Suresh Kumar Subramani