Classical Exams

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The students of Shine School of Music that pursue graded examinations in the field of classical music are encouraged to undertake ABRSM Classical Music Exams.

ABRSM is the leading authority on musical assessment. By delivering exams rigorously and consistently The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music sets the worldwide gold standard, with over 600,000 people, in over 90 countries, choosing to take them every year.

Graded music exams provide a structured framework for progression from beginner to advanced musician. ABRSM examinations and diplomas are recognised at all leading universities as accreditation throughout Europe and the rest of the world.

Should you undertake to pursue ABRSM´s graded examinations in classical music, Shine Music School’s capable team of qualified teachers and musicians will guide from the first steps of the Prep Test all the way through to Grade 8 and beyond to obtain a Licentiate in Teaching, Performing or Conducting.

At the Shine School of Music students can undertake the following examinations with the ABRSM:

Guitar Exams
Piano Exams
Music Theory Exams
Clarinet Exams
Saxophone Exams

For more information regarding syllabuses and dates do not hesitate to Contact Us or consult the official ABRSM website.

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The exam is an opportunity for students to receive an external and professional assessment regarding their artistic work. It provides the student with the invaluable experience of preparing a repertoire in order to play with confidence. A valuable certification, recognised and accredited by music schools and universities world wide. The possibility for a future career in music by obtaining internationally-recognised qualifications in teaching, performance, direction or composition.

For the students that decide to take on exams, there are two internationally recognized schools to choose from (under the guidance and supervision of the teacher): the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) and Trinity College London. Both of these schools offer a valid and multifaceted approach in perfecting instrumental performance, oral awareness, sight reading and general music knowledge. Exams are conducted before examiners in designated examination centers world-wide.

ABRSM and Trinity College examinations are recognised at University level and are accepted as accreditation throughout Europe and the rest of the world.