Latest exam updates

Music Theory exams – March 2021

  • Online Music Theory exams (Grades 1 to 5) – we are cancelling the online exams planned for 16 March. Exams in May and June will go ahead as planned.
  • Paper Music Theory exams (Grades 6 to 8) – we will not be offering these exams in March. The next exams at Grades 6 to 8 will be in June 2021.
  • Grade 5 Music Theory requirement - from 1 January to 30 April 2021 only, candidates can take Grade 6 to 8 Performance or Practical exams without first passing Grade 5 Music Theory. From 1 May 2021, the Grade 5 Music Theory requirement will return with flexibility about timing. If you receive an email asking for your proof of prerequisite, please ignore this. We will still release any results in line with the arrangements outlined here.

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Performance Grade booking

The next booking period for remotely-assessed Performance Grade and ARSM exams opens in February. For details, see our dates and fees page.

Take our quiz and match the tune to the musical

Last week, we published the song lists for our Grade 4 and 5 Singing for Musical Theatre exams – you can take a look on our website. But how well do you know your musicals? Take our quiz, matching the show tune to the musical and find out if you’re a musical theatre expert. Let us know how you get on!

https://www.qzzr.com/c/quiz/476926/match-the-show-tune-to-the-show

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