Latest exam updates

Music Theory Exam on 7 November 2020

Given the recent spike in Covid cases and local lockdowns across Malaysia, we are now reviewing the feasibility of conducting the Theory Exam on 7 November 2020. You would have recently received an automated email with instructions about what to do on the exam day, but of course we are now having to review the status of the upcoming Theory Exam. We will update you again as soon as possible, but rest assured our priority will always be the safety of our candidates and exam staff.

Exam Refunds – Practical Session 1 & 2

We are currently working to issue refunds for all exams cancelled due to COVID-19.

For entries submitted online, all exam fees have been refunded to the original payment card and should be received by 14 September 2020. If you card has been replaced since you made the entry, the refund should be redirected to your new card automatically. If you have any queries in relation to this, please contact your card provider.

If you submitted a paper entry form to your State Education Department, you must submit a refund request to the Examinations Syndicate in Malaysia with complete documentation attached by 14 September 2020. Manual refunds may take between 1 to 2 months to process. Any queries relating to manual refunds should be sent to [email protected]. Thank you for your patience.

Performance Grades

For the first time in ABRSM history, take centre stage and share your love of performance with our additional route to progress.
Available at Grades 1 to 8 for a wide range of instrumental and singing subjects, this 100% assessed from recordings exam is all about performance - you and your audience, you and your music, you and your instrument.

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"There’s something magical about performing as a musician"

Find out why we're so excited about Performance Grades

A series of films offering perspectives and tips on the Performance Grades.

ABRSM Examiner, Sarah Oliver, provides recording guidance and explains how to upload your recording and submit your exam entry.

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