A new, pieces-only option for all candidates, bringing even further choice and flexibility to the Classical & Jazz Digital Grades. This offers a pathway for those who prefer to showcase their musical achievements through a programme of repertoire instead of a combination of pieces and technical work.
Choose between two pathways:
The exam entry process is exactly the same. Simply select Technical Work or Repertoire-only pathway when making an exam booking, or write the relevant pathway on the entry form if using a paper form.
The table below summarises the components of each pathway. For full information on the pathways, please see the syllabus for Digital Grades and Diplomas.
Technical Work pathway
Three pieces (four for Singing Grades 6-8) from the repertoire lists in the relevant Classical and Jazz syllabus.
Four pieces (five for Singing Grades 6-8) from the repertoire lists in the relevant Classical and Jazz syllabus.
The same technical work options as in a face-to-face exam, but with reduced requirements to reflect the selection of technical work that candidates would be asked to perform in a face-to-face exam. Please download details of the technical requirements .
Candidates will be assessed on how well the musical skills and knowledge that underpin the supporting tests are demonstrated within the context of their entire performance (ie the pieces and technical work). Please see the syllabus and the Overall Performance Criteria page for further information.
Candidates taking the Technical Work pathway will also need to read the Technical Work Details.
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