Piano exams consist of three pieces, scales and arpeggios, sight-reading, and aural tests.

Total marks in all individual Practical exams are 150. You need 100 marks to achieve Pass, 120 marks to pass with Merit and 130 marks to pass with Distinction.

There are eight grades of assessment. Select a grade using the links below to view the syllabus and supporting materials for that grade.

 

Piano syllabus 2019 & 2020

Publications and audio

Piano Medley 2018

You can download for free Incipit Express arr. John Madden, a kaleidoscopic grand tour of the ABRSM Piano exam pieces 2019 & 2020, for piano trio.

Supporting apps

Aural Trainer

Scales Trainer

Scales Trainer helps increase fluency with ABRSM scales and arpeggios requirements.

Theory Works

Theory Works helps bring music theory to life with fun and engaging challenges at Grades 1–5.

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