Latest exam updates

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.

We will be offering Performance Grade exams every month for the remainder of 2021. Exact dates will be announced soon. Please check here for more information.

Music Theory exam dates

We can now confirm Grade 6 to 8 paper Music Theory exams will go ahead on Wednesday 28 April at 5pm. The booking period will be open from 8 to 15 March.

Double Bass: Adagio and Allegro from Sonata in G by Marcello

Double Bass player and teacher Sophie Roper shares her teaching tips for this Grade 6 piece. Are you teaching this piece to any of your students at the moment? Share your experiences by emailing us at [email protected]

You can watch other ‘teaching notes’ films at www.abrsm.org/teachingnoteslive

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