Latest exam updates

Our online booking service will be unavailable on Tuesday 24 November and Wednesday 25 November while we make some important updates. We will provide a new message here once the service is available again.  

Online Music Theory exams in November

If you have candidates taking online Music Theory exams on 10 November, make sure you have sent them their login details and the online checklist link included in the same email as the log in details. They will need these well before the exam to: read the online checklist, download the exam software, run through the pre-exam set up and log in to test the practice questions. On the day of the exam the practice questions will not be available via the software but can also be found here under ‘More free resources’ . Candidates should open the software 15-30 minutes before the exam start time to run through the pre-exam set up. The live test will then be available at the exam start time. If you are a parent and do not have your child’s login details yet, contact the person who booked the exam.

Our new online exam booking service

You can now register and create your new account.  For further information and to watch our registration video click here.

Supporting Musical Journeys in Extraordinary Times

Mick Elliott of ABRSM Introducing Play On

Join us as ABRSM explores new ways to support and inspire your musical journey

The world around us is changing at a furious pace but ABRSM’s mission to support the progress of music learners everywhere is exactly as it always has been.

As we stand ready to reinstate music exams, our priority is to make sure that we can continue helping you prepare, progress and share your music amidst the upheaval facing us all – and we’re rising to the challenge.

From this week we’re launching “Play On”, a new web platform with a constantly updated mix of features, tutorials, competitions, advice guides and expert views designed to inspire our worldwide music community of teachers, parents and learners throughout, and beyond, these challenging times.

The platform is a reflection of our commitment to supporting individual musical journeys and will develop over the next few weeks as a hub for learners, parents, teachers and anyone who is interested in music learning, giving them new inspiration, advice and opportunities to grow as musicians.

We want it to bring the entire ABRSM community together, connecting you with us and with each other and provide a platform for your music that, because of venue closures and exam cancellations, you are currently being denied. 

We want it celebrate what music alone can do in times like these – engross, thrill, absorb, challenge, entertain and bring light. With your help, we will co-create some great content and inspire others – just as, I hope, you are inspired by the musicians in our Play On video.

So please explore the Inspire, Learn, Support and Teach sections of the platform and join us as we play on.

Michael Elliott, Chief Executive, ABRSM

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