Latest exam updates

Music Theory exams – March 2021

  • Online Music Theory exams (Grades 1 to 5) – we are cancelling the online exams planned for 16 March. Exams in May and June will go ahead as planned.
  • Paper Music Theory exams (Grades 6 to 8) – the next exams will take place in June. Please note, dates and booking periods for Grades 1-5 and Grades 6-8 may be different from now on. For full details, see our dates and fees page.
  • Grade 5 Music Theory requirement - from 1 January to 30 April 2021 only, candidates can take Grade 6 to 8 Performance or Practical exams without first passing Grade 5 Music Theory. From 1 May 2021, the Grade 5 Music Theory requirement will return with flexibility about timing. If you receive an email asking for your proof of prerequisite, please ignore this. We will still release any results in line with the arrangements outlined here.

For more information click here.

 

Encouraging curiosity

What place does curiosity have in music education? Find out what ABRSM’s Executive Director of Strategic Development, Lincoln Abbotts, has to say on the subject, using Aaron Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man as a starting point. The Fanfare also features in Classical 100, a free online resource packed with great ideas and activities to use at home or online in a group setting. If you haven’t registered yet, it’s not too late, just go to https://login.classical100.org/login/

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. By using our website, you are agreeing to our cookie policy and consent to our use of cookies. Find out more.