2020 Dates and Fees

Macau

Practical

We hold face-to-face practical and ARSM exams at our Public Venues during the exam sessions listed on this page.

We also offer a remote assessment option for ARSM exams - please click on the Performance Grades tab for dates.

We hope to be able to open the following live Practical exam booking periods as planned. However, we will continue to keep these dates under review as our ability to accept live Practical exam bookings remains conditional on COVID-19 travel and government restrictions being lifted. We will provide an update nearer to each booking period.

Practical exams (session one)

Booking period: 13-26 April

All instruments and grades

Macau July-August

Practical exams (session two)

Booking period: 01-14 September

All instruments and grades

Macau November-December

Practical exam fees

Prep Test 159 USD
Initial Grade 156 USD
Grade 1 173 USD
Grade 2 185 USD
Grade 3 200 USD
Grade 4 215 USD
Grade 5 229 USD
Grade 6 259 USD
Grade 7 295 USD
Grade 8 340 USD
ARSM 478 USD
Performance Assessment 229 USD
Ensemble: Primary 295 USD
Ensemble: Intermediate 340 USD
Ensemble: Advanced 478 USD
Choral Singing: Primary 295 USD
Choral Singing: Intermediate 340 USD
Choral Singing: Advanced 478 USD
Choral Singing: Attendance Fee 200 USD

Method of payment

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Macau) Limited

Name: Macao Youth Symphony Orchestra Association

Account no: 0119100500001643841

Office hours

Macau office hours are 10.00–13.00 and 14.00–19.00 (Monday to Friday).

English-Cantonese interpreter service fee

Grades 1–8: MOP 160

Diploma: MOP 460

Office Address 

131 Avenida Do Almirante Lacerda

Edif Industrial Wa Long

2 andar AB

 

Other diplomas*

We hope to be able to open the following live Practical exam booking periods as planned. However, we will continue to keep these dates under review as our ability to accept live Practical exam bookings remains conditional on COVID-19 travel and government restrictions being lifted. We will provide an update nearer to each booking period.

Diploma exams (session one)

Booking period: 13-26 April

Diploma exams

Macau July-August

Diploma exams (session two)

Booking period: 01-14 September

Diploma exams

Macau November-December

Diploma fees

DipABRSM (complete exam) 650 USD
LRSM (complete exam) 1180 USD
FRSM (complete exam) 1767 USD
Resit fee: DipABRSM 520 USD
Resit fee: LRSM 944 USD
Resit fee: FRSM 1414 USD

Notes

* ARSM exams will take place during Practical exam periods - see the first tab for details of fees.

** LRSM Teaching fees are payable in two instalments. 40% must be paid on submission of the Case Study Portfolio & Video of Teaching Practice. The balance is payable when entering for the remaining sections of the exam. Please note that entries cannot be accepted after the last date of entry.

All fees are payable in advance and must be forwarded with the entry forms.

Method of payment

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Macau) Limited

Name: Macao Youth Symphony Orchestra Association

Account no: 0119100500001643841

Office hours

Macau office hours are 10.00–13.00 and 14.00–19.00 (Monday to Friday).

English-Cantonese interpreter service fee

Grades 1–8: MOP 160

Diploma: MOP 460

Office Address 

131 Avenida Do Almirante Lacerda

Edif Industrial Wa Long

2 andar AB

 

Performance Grades

Performance Grades are remotely-assessed exams available at Grades 1 to 8. We also offer a remote-assessment option for ARSM exams. When you book an exam you can select an exam submission date from a list of options available during the exam session. This will be the latest date by which you must upload and submit the exam recording.

We plan to hold Performance Grade exams throughout 2021, more information will be provided by the end of 2020.

We are pleased to offer applicants a 15% introductory discount on the full fee for remotely-assessed Performance Grade and ARSM exams booked in December 2020. We will email a discount code to all applicants before the booking period opens. You can then enter this code when you book exams using our new online booking service. We will provide further instructions by email with your discount code.

Performance Grades (session one)

Booking period: 01-08 December 2020

Exam dates

Macau 05-31 January

Performance Grades fees

Grade 1 173 USD
Grade 2 185 USD
Grade 3 200 USD
Grade 4 215 USD
Grade 5 229 USD
Grade 6 259 USD
Grade 7 295 USD
Grade 8 340 USD
ARSM 478 USD

Method of payment

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Macau) Limited

Name: Macao Youth Symphony Orchestra Association

Account no: 0119100500001643841

Office hours

Macau office hours are 10.00–13.00 and 14.00–19.00 (Monday to Friday).

English-Cantonese interpreter service fee

Grades 1–8: MOP 160

Diploma: MOP 460

Office Address 

131 Avenida Do Almirante Lacerda

Edif Industrial Wa Long

2 andar AB

 

Online Music Theory (Grades 1-5)

We plan to hold Online Music Theory exams throughout 2021, exact dates of exams from June will be provided in due course.

Online Music Theory (session one)

Booking period: 01-08 February 2021

Exam date

Online Music Theory Tuesday 16 March 2021 5:00PM

Online Music Theory (session two)

Booking Period: 06-13 April 2021

Exam Date

Online Music Theory Sunday 23 May 2021 10:00AM

Online Music Theory (session three)

Booking Period: 04-11 May

Exam Date

Online Music Theory Saturday 19 June 10:00AM

Online Music Theory (Session four)

Booking Period: July

Exam Date

Online Music Theory August

Online Music Theory (Session five)

Booking Period: August/September

Exam Date

Online Music Theory October

Online Music Theory (Session six)

Booking Period: September/October

Exam Date

Online Music Theory November

Online Music Theory fees

Grade 1 80 USD
Grade 2 87 USD
Grade 3 91 USD
Grade 4 105 USD
Grade 5 115 USD

Notes

 

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