2017 Dates and fees

USA

Practical and ARSM

Practical exams (session two)

Exam periods vary by state/region. See below for information about your area.

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

All instruments and grades

USA (ALL states, except Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut and Ohio) October-December

Practical exam fees

Prep Test 64 USD
Grade 1 72 USD
Grade 2 79 USD
Grade 3 87 USD
Grade 4 100 USD
Grade 5 108 USD
Grade 6 131 USD
Grade 7 143 USD
Grade 8 192 USD
ARSM 315 USD
Performance Assessment 108 USD

Ensembles

Ensemble: Primary 131 USD
Ensemble: Intermediate 143 USD
Ensemble: Advanced 192 USD

Choral Singing

Choral Singing: Initial 150 USD
Choral Singing: Intermediate 190 USD
Choral Singing: Advanced 230 USD
Choral Singing: Attendance fee 120 USD

What if I miss the deadline?

Entries received later than the final day of the entry period cannot be accepted and will be returned.

Special notice

The Practical exams in Hawaii have been cancelled until further notice.

Music Theory

Music Theory exams (session one)

Entry period: 1-15 January

Exam date

USA Saturday 4 March

Music Theory exams (session two)

Entry period: 1-15 April

Exam date

USA Saturday 10 June

Music Theory exams (session three)

Entry period: 1-15 August

Exam date

USA Saturday 4 November

Music Theory fees

Grade 1 42 USD
Grade 2 52 USD
Grade 3 56 USD
Grade 4 66 USD
Grade 5 70 USD
Grade 6 76 USD
Grade 7 78 USD
Grade 8 88 USD

What if I miss the deadline?

Entries received later than the final day of the entry period cannot be accepted and will be returned.

Special notice

The Music Theory exams in Hawaii have been cancelled until further notice.

 

Other diplomas*

Diploma fees

DipABRSM (complete exam) 450 USD
LRSM (complete exam) 1,400 USD**
FRSM (complete exam) 2,080 USD
Retake fee: DipABRSM 360 USD
Retake fee: LRSM 1,120 USD
Retake fee: FRSM 1,660 USD

Special notices

* ARSM exams will take place during Practical exam periods (as of January 2017) - 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. The balance is payable when entering for the remaining sections of the ex

Fees

To be paid in advance by check or credit card.

Check

Checks should be made payable to Peters ABRSM Agency. Please send one check for Practical entries and one check for Music Theory entries.

Credit cards

Credit card vouchers are available from your Representative for payment by Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover Card and can be downloaded from this website. Please submit one voucher for Practical and a separate one for Music Theory.

Representatives

Refer to www.abrsm.org/examcentres for details of your local Representative.

Prerequisites for Practical exams, Grade 6, 7 and 8

Candidates for Practical Grades 6, 7 and 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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