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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.
Music Theory exams – March 2021
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Over the last 10 months or so, many things have changed drastically within a very short period of time. We’ve had to make 360 degree changes to the way we live, and work.” In this final video Gabriel seeks to innovate and incorporate technology into his teaching.
There is a range of video conferencing software available, and Zoom is one of the most commonly used for online lessons, but it is not the only one available. Gabriel Lee shares his insights into some of the practicalities of teaching online.
National music education charity Orchestras for All (OFA) has announced that for one year only, access to their transformative Modulo Programme for state secondary schools will be free of charge to all participants, offering vital support to music teachers and young musicians throughout the UK.
ABRSM staff who teach in their spare time found this article useful, explaining how to change settings on Zoom to cater slightly better for the needs of music lessons.
ISM member and music teacher (harp, piano and whistle) Pippa Reid-Foster sets out her steps for transitioning to online teaching so you can use her experience as your starting point.
Many musicians have been taking advantage of online technology to carry on earning a living through their musical activities during the COVID-19 pandemic
The Drake Music Think22 team have been working hard on creating a free guide to using iPads as instruments for creative music-making.
Most pupils equate slow with boring. But if we can help those pupils to enjoy a bit more active engagement with their practice, we can begin to change this age-old attitude.
ABRSM has music at its core. In this article, our colleagues Philippa and Lincoln talk about how we engage and support the freelance workforce.
Gabriel Lee is well accustomed to teaching online. As a music educator, Gabriel has been teaching all of his students online for five years. In this film he shares three ideas that have worked for his teaching.
Gabriel Lee is well accustomed to teaching online. As a music educator, Gabriel seeks to innovate and incorporate technology into his teaching. This is the first film in a series of four that we’ll be sharing.
James Collins is a leading Sport and Exercise Nutritionist, whose practice is based in Harley Street, London. He is also a columnist for The Telegraph and a consultant for the BBC.
With so many children and young people now staying at home, Sing Up wants to ensure that they are still able to experience the benefits of singing.
In this short article, the ISM take you through four of the most commonly used platforms for online teaching. When selecting which platform to use, we recommend that you take reliability into account.
The Becoming a Better Music Teacher course provides ideas on how to improve your teaching strategies and skills. Join us from April 6th for this online course.
ISM member, classical guitarist and teacher Craig Ogden shares his experiences of moving to performing and teaching online since COVID-19 hit the UK.
In this short film, teacher and ABRSM examiner Louise Matthew talks about why it’s important to internalise music when you’re learning a piece.