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ABRSM’s new singing syllabus offers you a huge variety of new songs.

From core classics and opera to songs from the stage and screen, there’s something for everyone!

Our team of experienced singing consultants are passionate about choosing music that will resonate with teachers and candidates. Drawing on their own experience as singing teachers, they have selected music that will inspire you, and help you do your best.

Exciting arrangements

  • ‘A la nanita nana’, Spanish arr. David Blackwell, Grade 4
  • ‘Over the Rainbow’ from The Wizard of Oz, Grade 4

Familiar favourites

  • ‘Fairest Isle’ by Purcell, edited by Christopher and Eileen Field, Grade 5
  • 'Summertime' by Gershwin, from Porgy & Bess, Grade 7

Perfect for young voices

  • ‘Conkers!’ from Songs for Every Season, by Mark and Helen Johnson, Grade 1
  • ‘Monsters!’ by Lin Marsh, Grade 2

Selections from stage and screen

  • 'I've got no strings' from Pinocchio, Grade 1
  • 'Popular' from Wicked, Grade 8

Penny Milsom, Executive Director: Products and Services says… "We've listened to and consulted with teachers and candidates to select pieces for our syllabuses that are exciting, imaginative and inspiring."


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