What's in the exam?
- Scales & arpeggios
- Aural tests
Latest Exam News: Updated 22 July
The current Horn syllabus (from 2013) is valid until further notice.
Brass candidates should refer to the 2013 syllabus until at least 2022. New syllabuses (Practical and Performance) are being developed for all Brass subjects but release has been delayed due to COVID-19. Further updates will be published at www.abrsm.org/syllabusupdates when available.
Total marks in all individual Practical exams are 150. 100 marks are required to achieve Pass, 120 marks to pass with Merit and 130 marks to pass with Distinction.
There are eight grades of assessment. Select a grade using the links below in order to view the syllabus and supporting materials for that grade.
Download recordings of pieces from our Horn syllabus.
An anthology providing a selection of well-crafted arrangements.
Graded repertoire to support the lower brass instruments.
Practice material for students preparing for Horn exams.
New editions offering support to teachers preparing students for Practical exams.