Instrumental and singing exams

We offer exams for instrumentalists and singers in classical and singing for musical theatre styles, from beginner level to diplomas. 

Select a link below for an introduction to the different types of exam we offer or find a syllabus here.

  • Classical instruments and singing
  • Beginner level
  • Pieces or songs and listening tests
  • No marks awarded
  • A certificate with written comments
  • Face-to-face assessment
  • Classical instruments and singing, Singing for Musical Theatre
  • Up to nine levels, depending on your subject
  • Three pieces or songs plus supporting tests
  • Face-to-face exams

Find out more about Practical Grades [link to new page: 05 Our exams/practical grades]

  • Classical instruments and singing and Singing for Musical Theatre
  • Up to nine levels, depending on your instrument
  • Four pieces or songs
  • Digital exams assessed from a video recording
  • All instruments and singing
  • Eight levels
  • Assessment of all-round listening, reading and playing skills
  • Face-to-face exams
  • ARSM - a post-Grade 8 performance diploma. Choose from a digital or face-to-face exam.
  • DipABRSM, LRSM and FRSM in Music Performance. Assessed through face-to-face exams and supporting submissions.
  • All instruments and singing
  • Any level
  • Choose the music you want to perform
  • No marks awarded
  • A certificate with written comments
  • Face-to-face assessment

Know what exam you want to book? Go straight to our online booking service.

 

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