AiM Examinations


The Illinois State Music Teachers Association has developed a nationally recognized curriculum called the Achievement in Music program (“AiM”) that focuses on comprehensive musicianship skills for students of piano, organ, voice, and strings.   As students progress from beginning through advanced levels, they receive a rich training in performance and music theory.  Yearly AiM examinations conducted by local MTA chapters such as GRMTA give students the incentive to set goals and experience the rewards of musical accomplishment.


Repertoire List Due for Level 12 for prior approval:  November 15, 2021 (or earlier):  
Email list to Stephanie Myers at

Repertoire Substitution Request Deadline:  January 15, 2022:  
Email list to Stephanie Myers at

Student Enrollment Deadline:  Bate To Be Announced
Send enrollment form with fees to Jea Yi.  Also send enrollment form to Patricia Jeske. Repertoire Lists should be emailed to Patricia Jeske.

Repertoire ChangesDeadline for Levels 1 – 11:  Date TBA
Email to Patricia Jeske.

Theory Examinations for Levels 3 – 12:  Date TBA
Location:  The Music Academy in Rockford

 Performance Examinations:  Date TBA
Location: The Music Academy in Rockford
(Levels 1A, B, C, & 2 students take the entire exam)
(Levels 3 – 12 students are examined only on technique & repertoire)

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