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Piano & Violin Syllabus


Practical Grades are face-to-face exams that focus on all-round musical skills, including performance. They are available at Grades 1 to 8 for a wide range of instrumental and singing subjects, plus Initial Grade for Piano and Bowed Strings. 

Performance Grades are digital exams. They are assessed from a video recording submitted by the candidates. Performance Grades are available on-demand. There are no booking periods or exam sessions so you can choose when to book, record and submit the exam. You can submit your video when you book or at any time during the next 28 days.   

To book exams you will need to use ABRSM online booking service. You can create your new account in advance here.

For booking of Practical (face-to-face) exam, click here!


For booking of Performance (Digital) exam, click here!

For dates and exam fees, click here!

Online Music TheorY

Guidance for online Music Theory exams – Grades 1 to 5

Online Music Theory exams are only available for Grade 1 to 5. Exams are available on-demand. There are no booking periods or set dates so you can choose when to book and when and where to take your exam.  From the date of booking you have 28 days to log in to your ABRSM account and take your exam.  (Exam fees)

For  Grades 6 to 8 - Music Theory exams are assess through a paper-based exam. These exams take place on set dates as listed on ABRSM dates and fees page.

Free Sample Papers and Model Answers

are available to  help candidates become familiar with the new question styles, free Sample Papers and Model Answers for Grades 1 to 5 are available.


Singapore Symphonia Company Ltd
ABRSM Representative Office
80 Bencoolen Street
Level 8, NAFA Campus One Tower Block
Singapore 189655
Tel:  +65 6339 2624
Fax: +65 6334 3507

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Piano & Violin Syllabus


Practical Exam Dates 

Entry Form (Digital Graded Exam)

Digital Graded Exam Fees 

Entry Form (Digital Diploma Exam)

Digital Diploma Exam Fees 


Theory Exam Dates

**Registration now open for NEXT session of theory exam on 04 NOV 2023  Registration Date: 17 JUL - 31 AUG 2023

EXAM FEES (Diploma & Graded)


ENTRY FORMS - Practical Graded (face tot face)  


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Piano & Violin Syllabus



LCME has launched its unique digital exam program for all music and performance subjects. Candidates at any level, from pre-grade one to diploma, now have the option of taking a digital recorded exam.

**If you would like to make a new Digital Recorded Exam booking, click here!

Practical Exam Dates 2021


  • Spring

  • Closing date: 05 January 

  • Exams held: 01 March - 30 April

  • Summer

  • Closing date: 27 April

  • Exams held: To be advised

  • Winter

  • Closing date: 15 September

  • Exams held: 01 November - 20 December

Theory Exam Dates for Digital & In-person 2023

  • Summer 2023 - 10am Saturday 17 June (closing date 15 April 2023) 

  • Winter 2023 - 10am Saturday 25 November (closing date 8 Oct 2023) 

  • Summer 2024 - 10am Saturday  15 June (closing date 15 April 2024)

  • Winter 2024 - 10am Saturday 30 November (closing date 8 October 2024)

      ***Kindly contact the local representatives for registration or further exam information. 

LCM Exam Fees(Singapore)

Candidate's guide to lcme online music exam



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