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Ory Shihor Institute offers performance certification exams based on a 10-level curriculum for classical piano students. Students are evaluated via our exclusive 7 Dimensions testing system, which offers a complete and accurate picture of the students’ ability. Students earn a certification upon advancing to the next level.
10 LEVEL CERTIFICATION
for classical piano performance
THE 7 DIMENSIONS
Our students are evaluated through our exclusive 7 Dimensions Testing System, specifically designed for classical piano performance.
The ability to possess the overall technical skill required to play a particular piece
The ability to play a given piece expressively and imaginatively
The ability to produce a sound that is appropriate for the piece
The ability to control the ‘pulse’ of the piece in a stylistically appropriate manner
The ability to ‘balance’ several musical lines that are occurring simultaneously
The ability to play with articulation, clarity of touch and finger control that is genre appropriate
The ability to control the pedal in a manner that is stylistically appropriate for the piece