Latest exam updates

Performance Grade exams

We are now offering Performance Grade exams every month. Please check here for dates and fees. We are extending the introductory 15% discount for these exams so that it applies to all remotely-assessed Performance Grade and ARSM exams in 2021. Just enter code ABPG15MO when you book. Please also read our terms and conditions here.

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.

Daily musical learning videos for primary children from Durham Music

Every day Durham Music releases a new video with an extension worksheet for different years and abilities - fun for all the family.

The themes of the day are:

Groovy Moovy Monday
Tiny Tunes Tuesday
Ukulele Fun Wednesday
Singalong Thursday
Rockin’ Rhythms Friday

Each day there’s a worksheet with specific tasks based on the video for different year groups. You’ll find a link to the downloadable worksheets in the description of the video .

Take a look today: https://www.durhammusic.org.uk/news/daily-videos?_cldee=cmFjaGVsX2xfY29va0Bob3RtYWlsLmNvLnVr&recipientid=contact-8ed39db2e2cae811808c005056915655-ce16345513204ea89358954dd8628e9f&esid=e7484a7d-e299-ea11-bc4a-005056911737

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