New Bowed Strings Syllabuses from 2024 for Practical and Performance Grades

The syllabuses feature refreshed repertoire lists for Violin, Viola, Cello and Double Bass, with a wide range of composers and greater choice of music than ever before.

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Syllabus information

What’s changing and when?

New publications and apps

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Grades: Bowed Strings

Supporting apps

Cello Practice Partner

Cello Practice Partner lets you play along with real musicians’ performances, exactly as recorded or at a reduced tempo.

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Aural Trainer

Aural Trainer features interactive challenges to develop your aural skills and make aural practice more engaging.

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Music Case

Music Case is a free practice app that helps you to understand the progress you are making over time, increasing your motivation to keep learning.

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Violin Practice Partner

Violin Practice Partner makes practising pieces more musical, rewarding and fun. Play along with the piano accompaniment or violin part in isolation.

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Violin Sight-Reading Trainer

Violin Sight-Reading Trainer helps develop skills to quickly spot the key features, patterns and characteristics in music before you play it. Available for Grades 1–5.

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Music Theory Trainer

Music Theory Trainer helps bring music theory to life with fun and engaging challenges at Grades 1–5.

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