ECMS Diplomas and Performance Achievement

ECMS Diplomas Recognize Performance Achievement

The name of your major (instrument / voice / theory) will be added to your diploma if you reach an ECMS curricular level of 5 or higher.

A diploma candidate who is majoring in piano (or any other instrument), has received a level 5 (or higher) on their ECMS jury and has completed all of the requirements for the Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Pre-Collegiate Diploma will receive one of the following diplomas.

  • Diploma in Piano
  • Advanced Diploma in Piano
  • Pre-Collegiate Diploma in Piano

The same candidate who does not reach a curricular level of 5 by graduation but has satisfied all other requirements, will be granted the diploma, but it will not include the name of their major. Their diploma will have one of the following printed on it:

  • Diploma in Music Studies
  • Advanced Diploma in Music Studies
  • Pre-Collegiate Diploma in Music Studies

A diploma candidate who is majoring in jazz piano (or any other jazz instrument), has received a level 5 (or higher) on their ECMS jury and has completed all of the requirements for a Jazz Diploma, Advanced Jazz Diploma or Pre-Collegiate Jazz Diploma will receive one of the following diplomas.

  • Diploma in Jazz Piano
  • Advanced Diploma in Jazz Piano
  • Pre-Collegiate Diploma in Jazz Piano

The same candidate who does not reach a curricular level of 5 by graduation but has satisfied all other requirements for a jazz diploma, will be granted the diploma, but it will not include the name of their major. Their diploma will have one of the following printed on it:

  • Diploma in Jazz Studies
  • Advanced Diploma in Jazz Studies
  • Pre-Collegiate Diploma in Jazz Studies

Candidates majoring in music theory must receive a grade of “3″ or “4″ or “5″ on the AP Theory Exam (Advanced or Pre-Conservatory) in order to receive their diploma printed as follows:

  • Diploma in Music Theory (not offered after 6/11)
  • Advanced Diploma in Music Theory
  • Pre-Collegiate Diploma in Music Theory

Otherwise, their diploma will say:

  • Diploma in Music Studies
  • Advanced Diploma in Music Studies
  • Pre-Collegiate Diploma in Music Studies

 

Diplomas with Honors

Most diplomas are also available in an instrument or voice “with Honors”.

See Diplomas with Honors.

 

 

Last updated: September 7, 2010