Trinity’s new Singing syllabus is now available

28 Sep 2017

We’re delighted to announce that our new Singing 2018-2021 syllabus is now available, with exams starting on 1 January 2018.

  • Refreshed repertoire of over 1,000 songs allows singers to perform in a range of styles and languages
  • Revised song groupings let singers specialise in their preferred musical styles with enough choice to ensure they become a versatile performer
  • A choice of four supporting tests and flexible performance options, including using backing tracks up to Grade 3 and no requirement to perform from memory, give singers the flexibility to demonstrate their individual strengths
  • Specially designed technical exercises allow singers to develop vocal technique through performance
  • New graded songbooks, with teaching notes, translations, audio pronunciation guides and recordings of the piano accompaniments, provide singers with exciting repertoire for every level – available in October
  • A new vocal exercises book, with the newly composed exercises, gives singers support for pitch and tone, rhythm, and diction – available in October

There is a year’s overlap arrangement in place, so throughout 2018 candidates may offer songs and technical work requirements from either the 2015-2017 or 2018-2021 syllabus, but not a mixture of both.

 Visit our Singing page for more details. 

Trinity's graded Music exams offer the choice and flexibility to allow candidates to perform to their strengths.

The music you want to sing
Learners can progress in their own musical style by choosing from specifically selected lists of over 1,000 songs by our singing experts.

The performer you want to be 
Our performance-grounded technical work and supporting tests are specifically designed to develop learners’ skills through the music they make.

The recognition you deserve 
Candidates are assessed through an externally regulated and internationally recognised exam system, with a 140-year heritage that you can trust. They can gain UCAS points for Grades 6-8.

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