Latest exam updates

Practical Update 

We appreciate how much the cancellation of our exams has affected learners and 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 due to COVID-19, we have made the decision to cancel all Practical exams in Macau until further notice. This decision affects all 2020 bookings for Graded Music Exams, ARSM, Diploma, Choral Singing and Ensemble exams, but does not currently affect any bookings for Music Theory exams. Following this decision, we will process 100% refunds for all existing Practical exam bookings and our Representatives will provide further guidance in due course.

We are sorry for the impact on teachers and candidates and thank you for your loyalty and support while these restrictions remain in place. We are continuing to review when live Practical exams can resume in Macau and will offer them again at the earliest possible opportunity.

Our new remotely-assessed Performance Grades provide an alternative progression route for students during this period of disruption. The Performance Grades are equivalent to our Practical Grades in demand, recognition and value. They are based on the same repertoire and syllabuses, assessment criteria and quality assurance measures as our existing exams and will be assessed by the same highly trained examiners. Booking will open in Macau before the end of the year and you can record your video submission any time from now on. Find out more here.

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.

If you have not yet downloaded Scales Trainer and would like to find out more about the app, please return to the main page.

Contact us

If you require technical support with Scales Trainer, or if you have any suggestions for improvements or developments, please contact our Scales Trainer support team by completing the following form.

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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