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.

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Remotely-assessed Performance Grades and ARSM 

The next booking period for remotely-assessed Performance Grade and ARSM exams is in February – for details see our dates and fees page

Scales Trainer guidance and support

This page will provide guidance and technical support for Scales Trainer users as common queries emerge. In the meantime, if you require any assistance with using Scales Trainer please do not hesitate to contact the support team using the form below.

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Known Issues

Users with iOS 11 may experience an issue with the app crashing after listening to a scale. Our developers are working on a fix and this will be released shortly.

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