2021 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 1240 HKD
Initial Grade 1220 HKD
Grade 1 1360 HKD
Grade 2 1450 HKD
Grade 3 1570 HKD
Grade 4 1680 HKD
Grade 5 1800 HKD
Grade 6 2030 HKD
Grade 7 2310 HKD
Grade 8 2670 HKD
ARSM 3740 HKD
Performance Assessment 1800 HKD
Ensemble: Primary 2,380 MOP
Ensemble: Intermediate 2,750 MOP
Ensemble: Advanced 3,850 MOP
Choral Singing: Primary 2,380 MOP
Choral Singing: Intermediate 2,750 MOP
Choral Singing: Advanced 3,850 MOP
Choral Singing: Attendance Fee 1,620 MOP

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

International transaction fees

Exam booking and cancellation payments made through our online service are international transactions. Your bank, card issuer or PayPal may charge you for processing these transactions. These additional charges and any foreign exchange rate applied to the transaction are made by your bank, card issuer or PayPal and not by ABRSM. Charges will vary, depending on the payment method and the bank or institution you use to make the payment. Please refer to your bank, card issuer or PayPal for information about international transaction fees.

 

Performance Grades

  Performance Grades

     Step 1:  Decide the month you want to submit your exam video

     Step 2:  Book between the dates and times shown below – when 

                   you book, choose your video submission deadline from the

                   dates available 

     Step 3:  Submit your video any time after booking and before

                   your chosen submission deadline

 

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 using our online service. Please also read our discount information and terms and conditions here.

 

Performance Grades (session one)

Performance Grades fees

Grade 1 1360 HKD
Grade 2 1450 HKD
Grade 3 1570 HKD
Grade 4 1680 HKD
Grade 5 1800 HKD
Grade 6 2030 HKD
Grade 7 2310 HKD
Grade 8 2670 HKD
ARSM 3740 HKD

International transaction fees

Exam booking and cancellation payments made through our online service are international transactions. Your bank, card issuer or PayPal may charge you for processing these transactions. These additional charges and any foreign exchange rate applied to the transaction are made by your bank, card issuer or PayPal and not by ABRSM. Charges will vary, depending on the payment method and the bank or institution you use to make the payment. Please refer to your bank, card issuer or PayPal for information about international transaction fees.

 

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: ** Cancelled **

Exam date

Online Music Theory ** Cancelled **

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 1 630 HKD
Grade 2 680 HKD
Grade 3 710 HKD
Grade 4 820 HKD
Grade 5 890 HKD

International transaction fees

Exam booking and cancellation payments made through our online service are international transactions. Your bank, card issuer or PayPal may charge you for processing these transactions. These additional charges and any foreign exchange rate applied to the transaction are made by your bank, card issuer or PayPal and not by ABRSM. Charges will vary, depending on the payment method and the bank or institution you use to make the payment. Please refer to your bank, card issuer or PayPal for information about international transaction fees.

 

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) 5,240 MOP
LRSM (complete exam) ** 9,510 MOP
FRSM (complete exam) 14,250 MOP
Resit fee: DipABRSM 4,190 MOP
Resit fee: LRSM 7,610 MOP
Resit fee: FRSM 11,400 MOP

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

International transaction fees

Exam booking and cancellation payments made through our online service are international transactions. Your bank, card issuer or PayPal may charge you for processing these transactions. These additional charges and any foreign exchange rate applied to the transaction are made by your bank, card issuer or PayPal and not by ABRSM. Charges will vary, depending on the payment method and the bank or institution you use to make the payment. Please refer to your bank, card issuer or PayPal for information about international transaction fees.

 

Paper-based Music Theory (Grade 6-8)

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

Music Theory exams (session one)

Booking Period: 05-16 April 2021

Exam Date

Grades 6-8 05 June 2021

Music Theory exams (session two)

Booking Period: 01-10 September 2021

Exam Date

Grades 6-8 23 October 2021

Music Theory fees

Grade 6 1050 HKD
Grade 7 1110 HKD
Grade 8 1140 HKD

Notes

Translations of Theory papers are available on request. Please enter a T in the ‘Specific needs’ box for each candidate who requires a translation.

 

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