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COVID update

In response to the current restrictions in the UK and Ireland we are deferring Session 1 face-to-face practical exams at Public Venues and paper-based Grade 6 to 8 Music Theory exams at Public Venues and Private Visits. Where we can we will still offer practical exams at Private Visits. Our remotely-assessed Performance Grade and ARSM exams and our Grade 1 to 5 online Music Theory exams are unaffected and all dates remain unchanged. To read more, please visit our latest updates page.

Music Theory exam dates

We are providing extra dates in March when candidates can take an online Grade 1 to 5 Music Theory exam.

  • Tuesday 16 March – candidates can start the exam at any time between 5pm and 6pm
  • Saturday 20 March – candidates can start the exam at any time between 10am and 11am
  • Thursday 25 March – candidates can start the exam at any time between 5pm and 6pm

 We plan to offer Grade 6 to 8 paper Music Theory exams on Wednesday 28 April with a booking period from 8 to 15 March.

Performance Grade booking

The next booking period for remotely-assessed Performance Grade and ARSM exams opens on 1 February. For details, see our dates and fees page.

Announcing 3 Singing for Musical Theatre events in the UK

1 year ago

This May, Singing for Musical Theatre teachers in London, Leeds and Edinburgh have the opportunity to hear from a leading musical theatre practitioner, who will introduce our new Singing for Musical Theatre syllabus at Grades 1-3.You will be guided through the repertoire, covering favourites from stage and screen, and explore the performing skills assessed in the exams, including sight-singing and aural tests. Dates and venues:

12-May-19 19-May-19 26-May-19
Leeds London Edinburgh
1pm - 4pm 2pm - 5pm 1pm - 4pm
Leeds College of Music Theatre Peckham The MGA Academy of Performing Arts
3 Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7PD 221 Havil Street, London, SE5 7SD 207 Balgreen Road, Edinburgh, EH11 2RZ
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