Haringey Music Service is a centre for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) and Trinity practical examinations. Music exams are held once a term.
Young musicians can be entered for an exam through Haringey Music Service if they attend school or live in the borough. The exam form must be signed by the instrumental teacher to verify the exam. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for an exam entry form.
- We will notify you of the exact time/day of your exam by post, at least two weeks before the exam.
- Unless you are taking a piano or guitar exam, you will require a piano accompanist. If requested, we can provide an accompanist for an additional £12, which will include a ten minute run-through before your exam. Additional rehearsals can be arranged through the Music Service.
- Photocopies are not allowed to be used in exams.
- If you are taking an ABRSM exam Grade 6+, you must have already passed your Grade 5 Theory.
ABRSM (external link) is the UK’s largest music education body, one of its largest music publisher and the world’s leading provider of music exams, offering assessments to more than 630,000 candidates in 93 countries every year. ABRSM’s mission is to inspire achievement in music. In partnership with the Royal Schools of Music, ABRSM supports high-quality music-making and learning around the world, offering pathways and resources for learners and teachers that help build musical skills, provide goals and encourage progress.
Visit ABRSM’s App Centre (external link) to explore and download a fantastic range of mobile and tablet apps, including the Aural Trainer ® practice app, Piano Practice Partner, Violin Practice Partner, Scales Trainer and much more. These tools can be used to help students in preparation for their exams, particularly for the supporting tests of scales, sight-reading and aural tests.
Every year Trinity College London supports the music education of thousands of students with assessments across a wide spectrum including popular, jazz, contemporary and classical music. The candidate is at the heart of Trinity’s focus, offering insightful assessments for everyone, from beginners right up to diplomas for the most advanced candidates. All Trinity College London examiners are professional musicians, and they take special care to make candidates feel relaxed in the examination room, creating a positive environment for you to demonstrate your talents to your full potential.
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