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Our Piano 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 piano syllabus for 2015-2017 available now

The new Piano syllabus is available now and is valid from 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017. The syllabus contains full details of our grade exams in Piano and Piano Accompanying.

The Piano syllabus includes brand new repertoire lists featuring a wide range of styles and genres, as well as new technical work.

A one year overlap arrangement is in place so candidates may perform repertoire and technical work from the 2012-2014 Piano syllabus until the end of 2015.

Download the 2015-2017 Piano syllabus (Initial-Grade 8) (PDF, 395KB)

Read our piano brochure to find out more about our Piano syllabus for 2015-2017


Supporting publications

The new series of graded piano repertoire books for Initial to Grade 8 is available now and contains new repertoire and exercises. The series is available as book only and CD only, and also as book with CD and teaching notes for the grade. New scales and arpeggios books and a separate book of teaching notes are also available.

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Listen to sample audio from the new graded piano repertoire books


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)

 

Piano syllabus 2012-2014

The 2012-2014 Piano syllabus contains full details of grade exams in Piano and Piano Accompanying, and Certificate exams in Piano Solo, Piano Duet and Piano Six Hands.

A one year overlap arrangement is in place so candidates may perform repertoire and technical work from the 2012-2014 Piano syllabus until the end of 2015.

Download the 2012-2014 Piano syllabus (Initial-Grade 8) (PDF, 569KB)

Impressions

Candidates should ensure that they are using the third impression of the 2012-2014 Piano syllabus, November 2012.

Syllabus errata

View syllabus errata for the 2012-2014 Piano syllabus.

 

Enter for an exam

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