ToneThe student's tone;
is full, rich and characteristic of the tone quality of the instrument in all ranges and registers.
is of characteristic tone quality in most ranges but distorts in some passages.
exhibits some flaws in production (slightly thin or unfocused sound.)
has several flaws in basic production, (consistently thin/unfocused sound.)
is a tone quality which hinders the performance.
Melodic AccuracyThe student performs;
all pitches/notes accurately
most pitches/notes accurately
the majority of pitches/notes accurately, however has some difficulty with melodic precision.
several inaccurate pitches/notes but displays a basic understanding of melodic control.
inaccurate pitches/notes throughout the performance. (i.e.; missing key signatures, accidentals)
IntonationThe students intonation;
is accurate in all ranges and registers.
is mostly accurate. The student adjusts the few problem pitches to an acceptable standard
is somewhate accurate but includes out of tune notes. The student adjusts these problem pitches with some success
exhibits a basic sense of intonation, yet has problems; student makes little attempt at adjustment of problem pitches.
is not accuate and hinders the performance quality.
Rhythmic AccuracyThe student performs;
accurate rhythms throughout
nearly accurate rhythms, but lacks precise interpretation of some rhythm patterns.
many rhythmic patterns accurately, but some lack precision (approximation of rhythm patterns used.).
many rhthmic patterns incorrectly or inconsistently.
the majority of rhythmic patterns incorrectly.
TempoThe students performance;
is accurate and consistent with the printed tempo markings.
approaches the printed tempo markings yet the performed tempo does not detract significantly from the performance.
is different from the printed tempo resulting in inappropriate tempo for the selection, yet remains consistent.
is inconsistent (i.e., rushing, dragging, inaccurate tempo changes.)
is not accurate or consistent
MusicianshipThe student _
Left Hand TechniqueThe student _ demonstrates
Right Hand TechniqueThe student _ demonstrates


Adjudicator should fill in the names of the required scales for assessment in the spaces provided. Check the box in the column that best describes the student's performance (one box per scale.)

all accurate pitches and the required range
mostly accurate pitches
some accurate pitches
few acceptable pitches
not attempted
Scale Technique - MajorThe student played both Major Scales;

Melodic Accuracy
Rhythmic Accuracy