Make music a family affair by finding out how you can support your children on their musical journey and create musical moments that everyone at home can share.
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Latest exam updates
Practical Session 2 Update - USA
We appreciate how much the cancellation of our exams has affected learners And we are working hard on solutions to ensure learners can gain their qualifications at the earliest opportunity.
However, on the basis of official and local advice we will be cancelling Session 2 Practical exams scheduled for October-December. Our Representatives will provide further guidance in due course. We are very sorry for the impact on teachers and candidates and we will continue to monitor the situation. Thank you for your loyalty and support while these restrictions remain in place.
We will be gradually rolling out remotely-assessed Performance Grades https://gb.abrsm.org/en/performancegrades/ internationally starting before the end of 2020 and will share exam dates and booking periods soon.
Music Theory November Update - USA
We are still in the process of confirming with our Representatives whether Music Theory exams can take place in every area, based on local official advice. However, we can confirm that the Theory exams in the following areas below have been cancelled. All other areas are currently scheduled to hold a Music Theory exam, however we are monitoring the situation closely and will be in touch if anything changes.
The Boy and the Bunnet is a brilliant way to introduce children (and adults) to the Scots language and Scots traditional instruments.
Challenge your children to complete a few Classical 100 activities this week. Listen, learn and explore all 100 pieces.
Learning to play a musical instrument or to sing brings extraordinary, lifelong benefits. Why?
Understanding and clarifying your own expectations about your child’s lessons can make a huge difference to a teacher-parent relationship and will have a positive knock-on effect on the learner’s experience.
We’ve pulled together some of our favourite resources to support music learning at home for primary and secondary age children.
Why not listen to Classic FM’s 10-part podcast presented by the best-selling author and TV personality David Walliams?
Every day Durham Music releases a new video with an extension worksheet for different years and abilities - fun for all the family.
Alison Cox, Head of Composition at the Purcell School and founder of The Commonwealth Resounds, on why learning to compose is important and what’s being done to encourage more young people to get involved.
Over 3500 of you have signed up for Classical 100, our fantastic collection of carefully selected pieces of music and activities for children and their families.
Ten great tips for helping with your child’s practice.
Paul Harris offers some thoughts for parents to help their children get the most out of practice.
Watch Kerry Ellis, the First Lady of West End musicals, speaking to participants in a workshop about looking after your voice.