Latest exam updates

Practical Session 3 update

We are working hard on solutions to ensure learners can gain their qualifications at the earliest opportunity. However, on the basis of official and local advice we will be cancelling Session 3 Practical exams scheduled for  26 August – 30 September. Our Representatives will provide further guidance in due course. We are very sorry for the impact on teachers and candidates and we will continue to monitor the situation. Thank you for your loyalty and support while these restrictions remain in place.

We will be gradually rolling out remotely-assessed Performance Grades internationally starting before the end of 2020 and will share exam dates and booking periods soon.

Music Theory exam update

Due to ongoing local advice, the Booking Period and Exam Date for the Music Theory exam in Singapore will be postponed. Confirmation of exact dates will follow shortly.

High Scorers' Concerts feature performances from an array of the UK’s most talented young musicians who have achieved high scores in their recent ABRSM Practical exams.

High Scorers’ Concerts give musicians the opportunity to share their achievements with a wider audience outside the exam room in a supportive and celebratory setting.

High Scorers' Concert

The first High Scorers’ Concerts were held in 1989 as part of ABRSM’s centenary celebrations. As we enter our 126th year, we now hold hundreds of concerts all over the world. Thousands of high scoring candidates have taken part and performed in front of an appreciative audience of teachers, parents, fellow students and other music enthusiasts.

Further details

For further information about High Scorers' Concerts, please contact your Honorary Local Representative. Use the #ABRSM_HSC hashtag to share your High Scorers’ Concert highlights with us on Facebook and Twitter.

Are you part of a group who would like to be trained to deliver our Music Medals assessments for younger learners taught in groups?

We can provide a free Music Medals training session to any group numbering over 25 people. Please fill in our form and we will be in touch.

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