Latest exam updates

Music Theory exams – March 2021

  • Online Music Theory exams (Grades 1 to 5) – we are cancelling the online exams planned for 16 March. Exams in May and June will go ahead as planned.
  • Paper Music Theory exams (Grades 6 to 8) – we will not be offering these exams in March. The next exams at Grades 6 to 8 will be in June 2021.
  • Grade 5 Music Theory requirement - from 1 January to 30 April 2021 only, candidates can take Grade 6 to 8 Performance or Practical exams without first passing Grade 5 Music Theory. From 1 May 2021, the Grade 5 Music Theory requirement will return with flexibility about timing. If you receive an email asking for your proof of prerequisite, please ignore this. We will still release any results in line with the arrangements outlined here.

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Performance Grade booking

The next booking period for remotely-assessed Performance Grade and ARSM exams opens in February. For details, see our dates and fees page.

Wallace and Gromit to entertain children in hospital

The City of Bristol Brass Band has created a new version of the Wallace and Gromit theme tune to help bring a smile to sick children at the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children. The band have been working in isolation to create the song. The news comes after Steve Ellis, chairman of the band, reached out to the Grand Appeal, the dedicated charity for the hospital .

The charity has now arranged for the video to be distributed to all patients and staff in the Women’s and Children’s Division at the hospital.

https://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/2020-04-22/bristol-brass-band-create-new-version-of-wallace-and-gromit-theme-tune-for-sick-children/

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