Theory

GMTA THEORY TESTS

GMTA THEORY TEST at Music Day

THE ONLY OPPORTUNITY FOR STUDENTS TO TAKE THE GMTA THEORY TEST IS AT THE GCMTA MUSIC DAY EVENT.

Date: November 12, 2016

Exam Fee: $10 per student

Location: Duluth First Baptist Church

Application Deadline: October 7, 2016

Music Day Chairman: Brooke Dunn, 770-312-2828, gracenotes289@gmail.com

Test Administrator: Debbie Murphy, 770-614-1258, murf2227@bellsouth.net

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Students may take the same test or the next level. Sample tests can be found on the GMTA Website at:

http://www.georgiamta.org/studentActivities-TAT.php

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

Effective with 2016-2017 GMTA theory testing, registration for the GMTA Theory Test will be done ONLINE ONLY.  Please see the 2016-2017 GMTA THEORY TEST REGISTRATION INFORMATION BELOW.

Georgia Auditions Theory Examination: GATE

THE ONLY OPPORTUNITY FOR STUDENTS TO TAKE THE GATE IS AT LOCAL AUDITIONS.

Date: February 18, 2017

Exam Fee: $10 per student

Location: Piano Works, Duluth, GA

Application Deadline: January 18, 2017

Auditions Chairman: Jean Mann, 770-932-5185, mann428@charter.net

Exam Administrator: Robin Whitworth, 678-482-6357, robinluvsdogs@bellsouth.net

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Every pre-college piano or piano concerto participant in GMTA’s local, regional, and state auditions is required to take and pass one of the three (3) theory exams (“GATEs”) in order to advance beyond local auditions. Students may become EXEMPT from taking some or all of the GATEs. For exemption information, practice exams, and other important information regarding the GATE visit the GMTA website at:

http://www.georgiamta.org/studentActivities-GATE.php

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

Effective with 2016-2017 GMTA theory testing, registration for GATE will be done ONLINE ONLY. Please see the 2016-2017 GMTA THEORY TEST REGISTRATION INFORMATION BELOW.

2016-2017 GMTA THEORY TEST and GATE REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Effective with 2016-2017 GMTA theory testing, registration for the GMTA Theory Test and GATE will be done ONLINE ONLY.

All teachers must create an account using the Online Events Registration Tool and submit payment with the online registration or submit a check to the state office.

Instructions for Online GMTA Theory Test Registrations can be found at this link:

http://www.georgiamta.org/studentactivities/GMTA%20Member%20Online%20Events%20Registration%20Info%208%20.pdf

How do I set up an account?

  • Go to Georgiamta.org
  • Scroll over “My Account” from top bar
  • Choose “My Account”

FIRST TIME USERS should go to “Forgot your password” to receive a password and create account. Enter the email address that is associated with your MTNA membership and click “Send My Password.” An email will be sent containing your password. This password may be changed after the account has been created.

My account is created. What is my next step?

  • Click on the “My Account Tab.”
  • Here you may change your password to a password of your choosing.
  • Click “Save.”

Next step, click on “My Students” from the Teacher Menu.

Here you will enter information for any student that will take part in the GMTA Theory Test and GATE. Please make sure you have all necessary student information before adding students. For each student, you will need first and last name, address, city, state, zip code, E-mail address and birth date. Please have all info collected before adding your students to the “My Students” page.

After entering student info on the “My Students” page you may register students for events by choosing the appropriate tab on the “Teacher Menu.” Student info will only need to be entered one time. Information will be saved in your account for use in following years.

To Register for GMTA Theory Test:

  • Choose “GMTA Theory Registrations” from “Teacher Menu”
  • Choose “Add Registration”
  • Select Student Name from drop down box
  • Choose Local Association from drop down box
  • Choose Test Level from drop down box
  • Choose if you would like test result published from drop down box
  • Save Registration

To Register for GATE:

  • Choose “GATE Registrations” from “Teacher Menu”
  • Choose “Add Registration”
  • Select Student Name from drop down box
  • Choose Local Association from drop down box
  • Choose Grade Level from drop down box
  • Level will be automatically assigned
  • Save Registration

PAYMENT INFORMATION

  • After teachers enter their registrations (for the GMTA Theory Test and/or GATE, they will be given the option to pay online or mail a check to the GMTA office (1794 Lake Heights Cir, Dacula, GA 30019).
  • All checks need to be made payable to GMTA.
  • If teachers choose to pay online, there will be a check box next to each registration. They will click “Check to Pay” for each registration and then click “Pay for Selected Registrations”. The payment will go through Paypal, but teachers do not have to have a Paypal account to pay (just like payment for the conference has been for a few years). These instructions will be on the GMTA website.