CM CALENDAR (CM, Panel and YAG )

September 15 – 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, 2021

MTAC Online System opens for Student Enrollment  – student evaluation information and Repertoire.

October 1 – November 5, 2021
Parent Payment Period in the Online System.

No late payments accepted after November 5.

October 31, 2021

MTAC Online System closes for Student Enrollment.

No late Enrollment exceptions.

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

January 15, 2022

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

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

February 1, 2022

Panel Regional Video Evaluation Media Submission Deadline.  

Deadline for Panel applicants to complete online theory test.

Evaluation videos for Panel Regional Evaluations for all instruments must be uploaded by this deadline.

No late submissions will be accepted.

February 8 – March 15, 2022

CM Evaluations Media Submission Deadlines. 

March 10, 2022

Deadline for Panel Final Application to be submitted online.

No late applications.
March 22, 2022

Panel Final Auditions Submission Deadline.

Evaluation videos for Panel Final Auditions for all instruments must be uploaded by this

No late submissions will be accepted.

April 4, 2022

Theory test materials will be released statewide.
April 10, 2022

Deadline for teachers to report Evaluation results errors in the Online System.

No changes made after this date.
April 15, 2022

Deadline for Convention Applications.

Deadline for Parents to pay Convention Application Fee.

No late payments accepted.
April 15, 2022

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-May 1, 2022

CM Council Meeting.
May 10, 2022

CM Make-up Evaluation (MUP) Media Submission Deadline.
May 15, 2022

Convention Recital Final Schedule posted in the Teacher Portal at
July 1 – July 5, 2022

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 (www.mtac.org)


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 (www.new.mtac.org) 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 (www.new.mtac.org)


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 (www.mtac.org)