Exam booking is now open for:

  • Remotely-assessed Performance Grades and ARSM (closing date: 5 October)
  • Public Venue practical exams (closing date: 12 October)
  • Music Theory exams (closing date: 12 October)
  • Public Venue Jazz exams at ABRSM Jazz Visits (closing date: 28 days before exam date)

Latest exam updates

Violin Practice Partner

Available now!

Violin Practice PartnerViolin Practice Partner provides a fun way to get to know exam pieces from the Violin Syllabus 2016–2019. This handy app is useful for anyone learning or teaching pieces at Grades 1–7.

The app enables students to play along with either the piano accompaniment, the violin part or both parts of the recordings together.

Available for iPhone®, iPod touch® and iPad® and Android™ devices

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Joining the Dots Singing

Available on 10 September

Joining the DotsAlan Bullard’s award-winning Joining the Dots series now includes five new books that develop sight-singing skills.

Students can prepare for ABRSM Singing exams by working through creative exercises and pieces. 

The books can also be used to build confidence in musicianship classes, as a resource for choirs or audition preparation.

Aural Trainer 6–8

Available on 7 September

Aural TrainerAural Trainer helps you practise all the individual elements of an aural test and prepare effectively for ABRSM exams anytime and anywhere. 

With Aural Trainer 6–8 you can:

  • Exercise your musical memory (remember how music sounds and be able to repeat it)
  • Develop your confidence and accuracy at sight-singing (reading and singing the music you see)
  • Improve your recognition of cadences, chords and modulations
  • Learn to describe texture, structure, dynamics, articulation, tempo and tonality
  • And more!

Available for iPhone®, iPod touch® and iPad®

Piano Mix

Available on 10 September

Piano MixPiano Mix is packed full of new arrangements that help pianists progress from Grade 1 to 4. The series has been compiled and edited by David Blackwell, with arrangements by Alan Bullard, Nikki Iles, Christopher Norton and Tim Richards to name but a few.

It’s a whirlwind of styles and genres from centuries ago through to the present day, and the repertoire reflects the type of music in our Piano syllabuses. From the orchestra to the opera and from folk to jazz, there’s a world of music at your fingertips!

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