For those wishing to sing for a certificate
at the convention in Baltimore

  1. Fill out the application found below and on the top please write, "ON-SITE BALTIMORE"
  2. Only one certificate can be pursued on-site at the convention.
  3. The deadline for submitting your application in June 20, 2018
If you were hoping to sing for two certificates, do not despair! Send an email to npm.cantor.certifications@gmail.com and we’ll guide you through some options.

 

ALL NPM Cantor Certificate applicants must begin with the Basic Cantor Certificate (BCC) -Effective February 1, 2017. For ALL Cantor certificate questions – please email npm.cantor.certifications@gmail.com

Scope and Sequence for Cantor Certificates

There are three cantor certificate programs available to cantors:

1. Basic Cantor Certificate (BCC)

The Basic Cantor Certificate is a means to recognize the achievement of fundamental skills expected of cantors. This certificate marks the first stage in the NPM certificate program for cantors.
There is a $25.00 non-refundable fee for this program.

On Site Adjudication Information
Note: This information does not apply to all applicants.  These links are intended for those holding a certification session with an approved adjudicator present. 


2. NPM Intermediate Cantor Certificate (ICC)

The Intermediate Cantor Certificate is a means to recognize the achievement of more developed skills expected of psalmists and cantors. A certificate presumes an understanding of a spirituality of ministry.  This certificate marks the second stage in the NPM certificate program for cantors.
There is a $50.00 non-refundable fee for this program.


3. NPM Cantor Colleague Certificate (CCC)

Cantor Colleague Certificate is a means to recognize the achievement of advanced skills expected of psalmists and cantors. This certificate marks the third stage in the NPM certificate program for cantors.
There is a $75.00 non-refundable fee for this program.

2018 CCC Liturgy Examination Dates
January 26, 2018
June 15, 2018

Candidates will receive the exam questions by e-mail on the day of the exam and will be required to return their responses by email. The exam begins 12:00 pm Eastern Time and the candidate has until 3:00 pm Eastern Time to complete the exam.