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Our Singing syllabus offers the choice and flexibility to allow candidates to play to their strengths, enabling them to gain recognition for their own unique skills as performers.


New Singing syllabus for 2015-2017 available now

The new 2015-2017 Singing syllabus is available now and is valid from 1 January 2015. The syllabus remains largely the same, allowing candidates to choose from an extensive and varied list of pieces. We have introduced accompanied sight-reading at all grades.

A one year overlap arrangement will be in place so candidates may perform repertoire and technical work from the 2013-2014 Singing syllabus until the end of 2015.

Download the new 2015-2017 Singing syllabus (Initial-Grade 8) (PDF, 364KB) 

Singing sight reading

All singing sight reading tests at Grades 6-8 will be accompanied from January 2015, matching the format of tests at lower grades. Examples of the accompanied tests for Grades 6-8 are available. You can also download MP3s of the accompaniments for these examples.

A new Sound at Sight (2nd series) Singing book 3 & CD will be available in January. This book will contain 27 sight reading pieces to support Trinity’s new accompanied sight reading requirements for Grades 6–8. You can pre-order this book now on our online shop.

Syllabus support

A range of support resources are available on our online learning platform.

Further information

Full details of entry procedures and exam regulations can be found in our Information & Regulations booklet (PDF, 486KB)


Singing syllabus 2013-2014

The 2013-2014 Singing syllabus contains full details of grade exams for Singing.

A one year overlap arrangement is in place so candidates may perform repertoire and technical work from the 2013-2014 Singing syllabus until the end of 2015.

Download the 2013-2014 Singing syllabus (Initial-Grade 8) (PDF, 681KB) 


Candidates should ensure that they are using the second impression of the 2013-2014 Singing syllabus, January 2013.

Syllabus errata

View syllabus errata for the 2013-2014 Singing syllabus.


Supporting publications

A range of repertoire for singing is available in our Singer’s World series. Sight reading pieces are available in our Sound at Sight series and exercises are available in our Vocal Exercises books.

Our Sing Musical Theatre series includes four volumes of classic and contemporary musical theatre songs. They are suitable for singing and musical theatre candidates, or anyone looking for a new, practical compilation of repertoire. Each book contains useful background and performance notes, handy singing tips and exercises and a backing track CD.

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Enter for an exam

To enter for an exam, download an entry form and send it with the full fee to your local representative. Find out more and enter for an exam

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