Candidates are required to film and submit a video performance of their chosen pieces, which will be marked to the graded/diploma exam criteria by a Music or Drama examiner.
Make sure that you’ve read these instructions before you start filming, to avoid unforeseen circumstances interrupting or negatively affecting the performance or the recording.
If using a backing track, due care should be given to the balance of the solo instrument and the backing track during the performance.
You can upload your final performance video to the portal learning.trinitycollege.com through a computer, or in the case of phones and tablets, directly from your recording device. In all cases, you might need to compress the video file, for it to meet the size criteria on the online portal .Files should be h.264 (i.e. MP4 or MOV) Via a personal computer
Transfer the video to your computer from your recording device. To make the uploading of long videos to the platform easier, there is free software that can help you compress large videos. Videos are limited for each candidate submission according to grade level (See FAQs box).
Your file should be labelled with your name, subject (and instrument for music), and grade. E.g.:
Compressing your video file
If uploading directly from a phone or tablet, you’ll probably need to compress the video first, so that it meets the criteria for the online portal. There are many apps that can help you do this, for example:
All these apps are free, which might incur in some ads being shown - just ignore these!
What information do I need to give at the beginning of my performance?
Who can be in the room?
Can I edit my performance?
What format should I upload in?
How should I label the video file?
Your file should be labelled with your name, subject (and instrument for music), and grade/diploma level: