1. Jan 2018 - Changes to Drama Syllabus [Click to go the section] or [Click to download Notice

  2. Jun 2017 - Changes to supporting Tests for Music Graded Exams  [Click to go the section




  JAN 2018 - Changes to Drama Syllabus

Changes Drama Syllabus Website





JUN 2017 - Changes to Trinity College London Supporting Tests for Music Grade Exams



Two of the supporting tests options for Music Grade Exams are CHANGING from January 2017.

There is no overlap for these two supporting tests, so the current Aural and Improvisation tests CANNOT be offered after 31 December 2016.

Sight reading and musical knowledge tests remain unchanged.




Updated aural specifications are now available on our website and the tests are supported by two NEW books of examples which is now available for purchase at Robert Piano Co.

While the format of the current tests has been retained, including the use of a single piece of music for all questions, a number of revisions have been made at all levels resulting in a clearer incremental progression of each topic through the grades.



One of the principal aims in revising the improvisation requirements has been to make the tests more musically authentic. Three options will be available: an improvisation over a notated piano part played by the examiner, an unaccompanied improvisation based on a short melodic fragment and an unaccompanied improvisation in response to a chord sequence.

Updated specifications are now available on our website, in addition to example stimuli for all grades.  


Please visit the supporting tests page on the Trinity website for full details.


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