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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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Exam booking information

Information on how to enter your students for our graded music exams.

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Download entry forms

Information on postal entries and download links to the entry forms.

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Information and regulations

Regulations for all ABRSM exams except Music Medals and the DipABRSM, LRSM and FRSM diplomas.

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Our Exams

Futher information on our graded music exams and what they can offer your students.

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Courses and events

Find events happening in your area to learn new skills, develop your teaching and extend your network.

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Key exam dates

Key dates for Practical, Theory and other Diploma exams taking place in your country.

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Teaching Notes

A collection of videos from instruments at grades 1-8 to assist you in the teaching of your students.

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Lesson activities and ideas

A series of videos showcasing a range of lesson ideas and activities relating to the marking criteria for our Practical graded music exams.

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Mark an exam

A resource that allows you to watch and assess all the elements of an ABRSM graded music exam and compare notes with our Chief Examiner!

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