2019 Dates and fees

US

Practical and ARSM

Practical exams (session one)

Please note that these exam session dates are for guidance only and the information is based on previous exam sessions. Exams may take place any time between the main session dates – see Practical exam timings by state/region below for specific dates for your area.

Entry period (all states): 1 - 15 January 2019

Exam dates

US (all states) April-June (varies by region – see notes below)

Practical exams (session two)

Please note that these exam session dates are for guidance only and the information is based on previous exam sessions. Exams may take place any time between the main session dates – see Practical exam timings by state/region below for specific dates for your area.

Entry period (all states, except Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut and Ohio): 1 - 15 August 2019

Exam dates

US (all states except Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut and Ohio) October-December (varies by region – see notes below)

Practical exam fees

Prep Test 69 USD
Grade 1 78 USD
Grade 2 85 USD
Grade 3 94 USD
Grade 4 108 USD
Grade 5 116 USD
Grade 6 142 USD
Grade 7 155 USD
Grade 8 208 USD
ARSM 341 USD
Performance Assessment 116 USD

Ensembles

Ensemble: Primary 155 USD
Ensemble: Intermediate 208 USD
Ensemble: Advanced 341 USD

Choral Singing

Choral Singing: Initial 155 USD
Choral Singing: Intermediate 208 USD
Choral Singing: Advanced 341 USD
Choral Singing: Attendance fee 94 USD

What if I miss the deadline?

Entries received after the final day of the entry period can't be accepted and will be returned.

Special notice

We're currently not holding Practical exams in Hawaii.

Music Theory

Music Theory exams (session one)

Entry period: 1 - 15 January 2019

Exam date

US Saturday 2 March

Music Theory exams (session two)

Entry period: 1 - 15 April 2019

Exam date

US Saturday 1 June

Music Theory exams (session three)

Entry period: 1 - 15 August 2019

Exam date

US Saturday 2 November

Music Theory fees

Grade 1 45 USD
Grade 2 57 USD
Grade 3 61 USD
Grade 4 71 USD
Grade 5 76 USD
Grade 6 82 USD
Grade 7 84 USD
Grade 8 95 USD

What if I miss the deadline?

Entries received after the final day of the entry period can't be accepted and will be returned.

Special notice

We're currently not holding Music Theory exams in Hawaii.

 

Other diplomas

Diploma exams (session one)

Please note that these exam session dates are for guidance only and the information is based on previous exam sessions. Exams may take place any time between the main session dates – see below (under 'Practical exam timings by state/region') for specific dates for your area.

Entry period: 1 - 15 January 2019

Exam dates

US April-June

Diploma exams (session two)

Please note that these exam session dates are for guidance only and the information is based on previous exam sessions. Exams may take place any time between the main session dates – see below (under 'Practical exam timings by state/region') for specific dates for your area.

Entry period: 1 - 15 August 2019

Exam dates

US October-December

Diploma fees

DipABRSM (complete exam: new or retake) 487 USD
LRSM (complete exam: new or retake) 1,514 USD
FRSM (complete exam: new or retake) 2,250 USD
DipABRSM (partial retake) 390 USD
LRSM (partial retake) 1,211 USD
FRSM (partial retake) 1,800 USD

Special notices

ARSM exams will take place during Practical exam periods – see the first tab for details of fees.

LRSM Teaching fees are payable in two instalments: 40% must be paid on submission of the Case Study Portfolio & Video of Teaching Practice, and the rest when entering for the remaining sections of the exam.

Fees

Fees paid in advance by check or credit card. Checks should be made payable to Peters ABRSM Agency. Please send one check for Practical entries and one check for Music Theory entries.

Credit card vouchers are available from your representative for payment by Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover Card, and can be downloaded here. Please submit one voucher for Practical and one for Music Theory.

Local representatives

See details of your local representative.

Prerequisites for Practical exams Grades 6–8

Candidates for Practical exams Grades 6–8 must already have passed one of the following qualifications: ABRSM Grade 5 (or above) in Music Theory, Practical Musicianship, or a solo Jazz subject. A copy of the certificate or mark form must be supplied at the time of entry.

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