Auditions

Students at Mirim Kim's Studio can participate in a number of audition programs.

Certificate of Merit*
Students are evaluated on an assigned date at a site determined by the local branch of MTAC (Music Teacher's Association of California). These evaluations are administered by state-appointed evaluators. The auditions include performance, technique, ear training, sight reading and written theory tests. Through this audtion, students can qualify for the State Convention Recital and Branch Honor Recitals.

National Piano Guild Audition
Yearly auditions are held in over 863 US cities and 17 foreign countries. Students are adjudicated by an international panel of judges and receive report cards, certificates, and fraternity pins. Programs are diversified to meet the needs of both students and teachers. Programs are flexible and include repertoire as well as technical goals (musicianship phases). Students can qualify for scholarships, medals and plaques.

CAPMT Piano and Ensemble Audition
California Association of Professional Music Teachers offers Piano and Ensemble auditions in fall. Students who get suprior rank from this audition get invited to play in the Northern California Piano Festival in San Franciso.

Other Competitions
Students can also participate in the West Coast Rag Competition and Go for the Gold Piano Competition