–  Achievement in Music –


The Achievement in Music Program, also known as AIM, is an exciting and motivating program for students, designed to develop strong performance and technical skills as well as a thorough understanding of musical theory. There are twelve levels in the program, with Level 1 divided into three parts, Levels 1A, 1B, and 1C. Each level has theory, performance, and technical requirements that follow a logical progression from early elementary through advanced.

West Suburban ISMTA Theory Exams Fall 2022

The WSMTA AIM Theory Exam is Saturday, October 15 for Levels 3-12 at Armerding Hall at Wheaton College Conservatory of Music.

West Suburban AIM ISMTA Performance Exams Spring 2023
The WSMTA AIM Performance Exam is Saturday, March 4 for levels 1A-12 at Armerding Hall at Wheaton College Conservatory of Music.

AIM Mentoring Program

Attention new AIM teachers – Any teacher new to the AIM exam will have a mentor assigned
to them by September 1. Please contact Linda Krueger if this is your first time participating in
the exam with our chapter.  westsuburbanMTA@gmail.com.


Theory contact people (coordinators) are Carol Beilke or Lynette Zelis.

Performance contact persons (coordinator) are Janna Williamson (jannawilliamson@gmail.com)  and Debi Inch (debiinchpianostudio@sbcglobal.net)