Music Teachers’ Association of California
2022-2023 CM CALENDAR

Online Submissions Deadline for Hollywood Branch CM Evaluations

February 28, 2023


October 1, 2022    CM Registration opens

October 31, 2022    CM registration closes for all applications (including special needs)

November 5, 2022     CM payment due date

January 15, 2023   CM Applications editing deadline

February 18, 2023     CM Media submissions opens

February 28, 2023     CM Media submissions deadline

March 20, 2023     Results available to teachers

March 22, 2023     Results available to parents

April 15, 2023     CM Convention Application deadline

April 15, 2023      Request Collaborative Artist for convention by this date

April 15, 2023      Make-Up Evaluation application deadline



CM Teachers will have access to a CM Teacher Information Video and CM Teacher Quiz in
mid-September through October 25. New as of 2022: It is no longer required that CM Teachers
watch the CM Teacher Information Video and complete the CM Teacher Quiz, although it is strongly
recommended as the video includes annual updates. CM Teachers can access links to the video and
quiz from their Teacher Portal as well as through an email notification.


Application Period: October 1 through October 31, 2022
CM Applications must be completed by October 31, 11:59 PM PST. Teachers must make a Special Needs Accommodation (SNA) Request after the CM application has been created. Both must be completed on or before October 31.

Payment Period: October 1 through November 5, 2022
Parents must pay between October 1 through November 5, 11:59 PM PST in the MTAC Online System.

Repertoire Period: October 1, 2022 through January 15, 2023
Teachers must submit all required Repertoire (including Convention applications) in the MTAC Online System by January 15, 2023, 11:59 PM PST.  If a student no longer wishes to participate in their CM Evaluation for the year, the teacher can
withdraw the student by clicking on the withdraw button on the student’s application page until January 15.

*The MTAC Online System is open during the periods listed until 11:59 pm PST. However, member and technical
support are open only M – F, 9 am – 5 pm PST, and are not available on weekends or holidays.





CM and Panel/YAG Enrollment

September 15 to October 25 – Virtual Teacher Training made available to teachers. Training component must be completed to be unblocked. Teacher will be unblocked within 48 hours after completion and passing quiz.

October 1 –  MTAC Online System opens for Student Enrollment.

October 31-  Deadline to submit Special Needs Accommodation Request Form online. No late requests accepted.

October 31 – MTAC Online System closes for Student Enrollment. No late Enrollment exceptions.

October 1 to November 5 – Parent Payment Period in the Online System. No late payments accepted after November 5.

Enter Evaluation Information Online and Panel Input

October 1 – Online System opens for entering student evaluation information and Repertoire online.

January 15 – Deadline for all Teachers, Panel and non-Panel, to enter Repertoire in the Online System.

January 15 – Deadline to submit YAG Letter of Intent and Repertoire in the Online System.

CM Evaluation Date for Hollywood Branch

Tuesday, March 8, 2022


Panel Regionals Dates

February 1 – Panel Regional Video Evaluation Media Submission Deadline. Evaluation videos for Panel Regional Evaluations for all instruments must be uploaded by this deadline. No late submissions will be accepted.

February 1 – Deadline for Panel applicants to complete online theory test.

Panel Finals Dates

March 10 – Deadline for Panel Final Application to be submitted online. No late applications.

March 22 – Panel Final Auditions Submission Deadline. Evaluation videos for Panel Final Auditions for all instruments must be uploaded by this deadline. No late submissions will be accepted.

Convention and Other Year-End Deadlines

April 4 – Theory test materials will be released statewide.

April 10 – Deadline for teachers to report Evaluation results errors in the Online System. No changes made after this date.

April 15 – Deadline for Convention Applications. Deadline for Parents to pay Convention Application Fee. No late payments accepted.

April 15 – Deadline to apply for Make-up Evaluations (MUP) for both Performance and Theory in the Online System for all students, with valid excuse.

April 30 to May 1  – CM Council Meeting.

May 10  – CM Make-up Evaluation (MUP) Media Submission Deadline.

May 15 – Convention Recital Final Schedule posted in the Teacher Portal at

July 1 to July 5 – Convention 2022 at the Hyatt Regency Orange County


 2020 – 2021

July 2020

July 31, Friday Deadline to join or renew MTAC membership to participate in Certificate of Merit 2020 (


Instead of hosting an in-person CM training meeting, the CM Council has created an online training video and quiz to be completed by October 20, 2020.

October 2020

October 1, Thursday Certificate of Merit online enrollment Opens ( Enter student repertoire online and apply for Convention consideration
October 31, Saturday Certificate of Merit online enrollment Closes


November 2020

November 5, Thursday Parents online payment deadline – CM registration fees (


January 2021

January 2, Saturday CM Online opens for accompanists
January 15, Friday CM online repertoire entries and placement of special requests closes


March 2021

March 10, Wednesday Branch CM Info Meeting at 11am – Online


March 22, 2021 Branch online Certificate of Merit Evaluations

deadline for video uploads (repertoire, SR and technique) and the Theory Test completion deadline

April 2021

April 15, Thursday Deadline for CM Convention applications and payment of Convention application fees


July 2021


July 2nd – 6th MTAC State Convention
July 31, Wednesday  Last day to join or renew MTAC membership to participate in Certificate of Merit 2021 (