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Music Diplomas

Performance Diplomas

These, our most advanced performance awards, follow on from our Grade and Certificate exams, taking musicians up to a professional standard of performance and musical understanding. We offer Recital Diplomas for classical and jazz musicians and Pro-Music Diplomas for session musicians with a focus on professional practice.

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Teaching Diplomas

These qualifications examine instrumental and vocal teaching to individuals and groups. They cover both theory and practice, and include observation of your teaching. The highest-level FTCL Diploma is based around your original research into music education and is assessed by fellow music professionals.

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Theory and Composition Diplomas

These exams focus on analytical concepts and procedures, and require an extensive knowledge of music history in the Western classical tradition.

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