Latest exam updates

Online Music Theory exam date – 12 December 2020

Our first online Music Theory exams for Grades 1 to 5 in Singapore will take place on 12 December 2020.The booking period for these exams is 26 October to 9 November. Find out more about online Music Theory.

Remotely-assessed Performance Grade and ARSM exams

We will share exam dates and booking periods for our remotely-assessed Performance Grades soon.

Singapore office closure 

On government advice, we will still continue to work from home into Phase 3. We will therefore be unable to answer telephone calls during this time.

If you need to contact us please email [email protected]

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It’s World Teachers Day!

In 2020, World Teachers’ Day will celebrate teachers with the theme ’Teachers: Leading in crisis, reimagining the future’.

It’s never not worth it

ABRSM's Chief Examiner, John Holmes, encourages us to take advantage of any opportunity to practise, no matter how little time we have.

Bach to Bossa

Tuned percussion repertoire has enjoyed huge expansion and development over the last 20 to 25 years.

Learn to drum at home with just a bucket and wooden spoons!

You don’t need lots of fancy equipment to develop your sense of rhythm. Tees Valley Music Service and Phil McPharlane (or Mr Drum as he’s affectionately known) has produced several tutorial-style videos to teach newcomers bucket drumming.

Percussion repertoire and performance tips at Grades 6 to 8

If you’re taking your Grade 6, 7 or 8 Percussion exam, then there’s some excellent repertoire available, covering some well-known percussion classics alongside some brilliant new compositions.

The importance of internalising music

In this short film, teacher and ABRSM examiner Louise Matthew talks about why it’s important to internalise music when you’re learning a piece.

NYJO

ABRSM are delighted to be supporting NYJO’s Virtual Academy as part of our ongoing partnership. To date, this has seen us working together on a wide range of projects exploring jazz, improvisation, creative composition and communication.

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