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Discover ARSM – the diploma that’s all about performance

2 years ago

Lucy North

Content Producer

Lucy North, Content Producer at ABRSM

ARSM (Associated of the Royal Schools of Music) is our newest assessment. Launched in January, it’s a performance-only diploma for musicians of any age who have passed their Grade 8. Hundreds of musicians have taken an ARSM so far. If you think this might be a good option for you or your students, why not take a look at some of our videos to see what’s involved?

Why take an ARSM?

In these three short films our Chief Examiner, John Holmes, talks about the benefits of taking an ARSM and how it fits with our Grade 8 and DipABRSM exams.

What is an ARSM performance like?

These videos feature candidates performing ARSM standard music. After each piece or song, John Holmes provides a commentary, referring to the ARSM marking criteria and giving an insight into what our examiners are looking for.

Find out more about our ARSM performance diploma here. And if you have any questions, please leave them in the comments below!


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