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.

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This page offers a selection of useful publications, resources and articles for those currently studying for an ABRSM diploma.

Testimonials

Russy Sutanto"The knowledge and skills I have gained whilst preparing for the diploma exam have given me a more comprehensive understanding of music.

Obtaining the diploma has given me more confidence and recognition amongst my peers. It is the first step of my musical career and I believe it will be very beneficial in days to come!"

Russy Sutanto Ir.
DipABRSM Performance (Singing)
Indonesia

 

Jenny Wu“Studying for my LRSM provided me with an excellent foundation to consolidate... and reassess my approach to music.

The preparation for the diploma has enriched my understanding of music, and my diploma award is a culmination of all my hard work. It has provided me with the recognition and confidence to continue on to a higher level.”

Jenny Wu
CT ABRSM, LRSM Instrumental / Vocal Teaching (Piano)
Hong Kong

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