Applied Music Credit (Piano/Guitar)


    DIGITAL FORMS FOR 2023-2024
    Click on the student application link below to apply for this year's program.  Ask your private lesson teacher to click on the private lesson teacher link below to fill out your quarterly report.  If you prefer, you may print off these forms from the attachments at the bottom of this page.






    Applied Music Credit for Private Piano/Guitar Study:

    New York State allows students to earn credit toward the Regents High School diploma by taking private music lessons from qualified teachers.  A prescribed set of rules and regulations governs this program.  Students in grades 9-12 at Pittsford Central Schools may earn ¼ credit per year for successful completion of all requirements of the program*.  In order to participate in this program, students must:

    1. Have completed one year of private music study as a prerequisite.
    2. Take a minimum of 36 lessons (30 minutes or longer) during the school year.
    3. Pass a performance examination such as participation in a recognized festival, recital or audition.

    To enroll in this program, fill out the linked application above or print off hard copies below.  This application must be filed with Mr. Paul Maguda (Mendon Music Department Leader) no later than October 21st.  I would encourage you to use the easy digital form links above.  Questions concerning the program can be addressed to Mr. Maguda at or at 267-3865.


    *Credit awarded for Applied Music Study does not satisfy the one credit course required for graduation by part 100 of the Commissioner’s Regulations.

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