New Piano syllabus out now

Our new Piano syllabus and repertoire books are now available to purchase and can be used in exams immediately.

Find out more about our new piano books and repertoire

New Piano Grades syllabus and repertoire books 2023

Largest selection of repertoire yet for 2023 – an inspiring selection of 42 pieces at each grade across the 2021 and 2023 Trinity repertoire books covering the broadest range of styles and genres. Designed to support progression from the very beginning of a pianist’s journey at Initial grade, right through to the advanced instrumental skills and musicianship of Grade 8. Candidates at all stages can now be assessed through playing more of the music they love.

Brand new 2023 books include music from Western classical to music from stage, screen and video games, 20th-century classical hits to global pop hits from around the world, jazz greats to Latin standards.

Our 2021 Piano repertoire and publications continue to be valid indefinitely*, providing a rich and ever-expanding repertoire collection to choose from, and encouraging candidates to continue performing the pieces they enjoy for as long as they wish.

*copyright and territory dependent

Explore the latest Piano grades repertoire

Initial Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5 Grade 6 Grade 7 Grade 8

Alternatively, download a PDF of the complete repertoire list for all grades.

Download Piano accompaniment repertoire lists (available for face-to-face exams from Grade 5).

Find out what's new for Trinity Piano grades

Exam booking

Within the UK:

Book digital exams Book face to face exams

Outside the UK:

Book all drama exams via your local Trinity representative.

NoteLab Music

Face-to-face and digital options

Candidates can play to their strengths and choose the exam type that works best for them. Find out more about our face-to-face and digital grade exam options.

Find out more about digital exams

Buy singing ebooks

Buy Singing print books

Everything you would expect from Trinity’s unique syllabus approach

  • Flexible syllabus – candidates can personalise their exam further by choosing to play a duet up to Grade 3, or even performing their own composition. For duets, choose between playing with a live or a recorded duet part. Digital candidates can perform a selection of pieces and technical work, or focus entirely on performance by choosing our new Repertoire-only pathway.
  • Online support – a range of free online support resources, produced with professional musicians and educators, help develop performance skills and foster musical knowledge.

Further information

  • Full details (including our procedures, syllabus requirements, what to expect, and what to bring with you) can be found in our Information & Regulations.
  • For further information about Trinity piano qualifications for Yamaha piano course students in Asia please see here.


“Trinity has produced perhaps the most impressive, comprehensive, wide-ranging and appealing piano syllabus yet and one which I am sure both teachers and students will enjoy exploring and playing.”

The Cross-Eyed Pianist




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