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.

Arizona
California
Colorado
Illinois
Maryland
North Carolina
Ohio
Oregon
Seattle
Virginia
Washington
Wisconsin

Developing your child’s listening skills

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.

Celebrating Elgar’s 163rd birthday this week, you might want to listen to his famous Cello Concerto in E minor, Nimrod from his Enigma Variations, or celebrate getting to the end of another home-schooling week with a Pomp and Circumstance March!

We hope Classical 100 inspires your children at home. Have you used any of the resources? Share your experience by emailing [email protected]. We might feature your story in some of our future PlayOn content.

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