The Woodwind 2017-2020 and Jazz Woodwind 2017-2020 syllabuses have been extended by a further year until the end of 2022. The overlap period has therefore been extended until 31 December 2023. A new syllabus and new graded exam books will be released in 2022 for exams beginning in January 2023.
Build authentic skills
Develop the woodwind skills that are specific to your instrument and authentic to the performer you want to be.
Explore diverse repertoire
Discover pieces across a variety of styles and genres, and explore the directions you could take with your music-making.
Benefit from industry expertise
Use the syllabus, supporting books and online resources, developed with prominent brass players, to explore our exams and see where they can take you.
We offer woodwind and jazz woodwind exams from Grade 1 to 8. An initial exam (available for flute, clarinet and recorderin the woodwind syllabus) acts as an introduction to the exam system for new performers.
Available for flute, clarinet and saxophone.
At the end of the syllabus’ validity a one year overlap arrangement will be in place, during which time candidates may offer pieces and technical work requirements from this syllabus until 31 December 2023. Full details (including our procedures, syllabus requirements, what to expect, and what to bring with you) can be found in our Information & Regulations.Information & Regulations