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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.

Practical Session 2 Update - Malta

We appreciate how much the cancellation of our exams has affected learners and we are working hard on solutions to ensure learners can gain their qualifications at the earliest opportunity.

Unfortunately government restrictions have not lifted in time for us to open the postponed booking period. Therefore we will be cancelling Session 2 Practical exams scheduled for October-December. Our Representative will provide further guidance in due course. We are very sorry for the impact on teachers and candidates and we will continue to monitor the situation. Thank you for your loyalty and support while these restrictions remain in place.

We will be gradually rolling out remotely-assessed Performance Grades https://gb.abrsm.org/en/performancegrades/ internationally and will share exam dates and booking periods soon.

The booking period for online Music Theory exams at Grades 1 to 5 is now open. The closing date is Monday 12 October. For information about Grades 6 to 8, see our dates and fees page. To book exams you will need to register and create an account with our new online booking service.

Women in leadership: an interview with Alice Farnham

Until 2013 a woman had never conducted the last night of the BBC Proms. Only three women in the last 30 years have been principal conductors of British orchestras. Less than 10% of the conductors represented by artist managers are women.

Alice Farnham, conductor and Artistic Director of Women Conductors at the Royal Philharmonic Society, talks leadership, the role of a conductor and how Women Conductors is addressing the current gender imbalance on the podium.

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