Latest exam updates

Performance Grades: Booking for June Performance Grades is open now until 13 May.

Performance Grade exams

We are pleased to confirm that we will be offering Performance Grade exams every month for the remainder of 2021. Please check our Dates and Fees page for details.

Grade 5 Music Theory waiver (not applicable in the UK & Ireland)

We are extending our Grade 5 Music Theory waiver until 23 May 2021. This means that candidates with a Grade 6 to 8 Performance Grade exam submission date up to and including 23 May can take their exam without first passing Grade 5 Music Theory. We are making this exceptional arrangement to allow candidates who have been unable to take an exam in recent months to progress with their learning. From 24 May, the Grade 5 Music Theory requirement will return. For exam dates/exam submission dates after 23 May, all candidates taking a Grade 6 to 8 Performance or Practical Grade must first pass Grade 5 Music Theory.

The National Instructors and Coaches Association

The National Instructors and Coaches Association is a union formed in 2018 to support freelancers in the arts and sports, with its main base being private music teachers. NICA is part of NTUC (National Trade Union Centre) and has partnered with ABRSM to help bring training to music teachers in Singapore. The scope of the partnership involves, supporting ABRSM training events (syllabus seminars and teacher conferences), with 50% funding for NICA members when they attend ABRSM events. 

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