Student Achievement Testing Preparation
In the technique test, students will be asked to play scales, chords, arpeggios, and other technical exercises. Use the links below to access lists of required elements, example pages, and technique tests from past years of SAT.
Technique requirements by level:
Examples by level:
Technique tests by year (all levels):
Students will be given one sheet with three tasks: a sight reading example, transposition of the sight reading example, and a short rhythmic pattern. Students have two minutes to silently prepare for sight reading, one additional minute to prepare for transposition, and 30 additional seconds to prepare the rhythm. Use the links below to access sight reading tests from past years of SAT.
Sight reading tests by year (all levels):
For the aural awareness test, students will be asked to listen to pre-recorded material and answer numerous questions about what they hear. Use the links below to view sample answer sheets and to practice specific elements for this test.
Example sheets (all levels):
Links to interval identification exercises by level:
Links to chord identification exercises by level:
Links to scale identification exercises by level: