Latest exam updates

Practical Session 1 Update - Philippines

We appreciate how much the cancellation of our exams has affected learners And we are working hard on solutions to ensure learners can gain their qualifications at the earliest opportunity.

However, on the basis of official and local advice we will be cancelling Session 1 Practical exams scheduled for October-December. Our Representative will provide further guidance in due course. We are very sorry for the impact on teachers and candidates and we will continue to monitor the situation. Thank you for your loyalty and support while these restrictions remain in place.

We will be gradually rolling out remotely-assessed Performance Grades https://gb.abrsm.org/en/performancegrades/ internationally and will share exam dates and booking periods soon.

Music Theory Exam update – session one

On the basis of government advice, we are cancelling the Music Theory exams due to take place later in 2020. We are sorry for any inconvenience and thank you for your ongoing loyalty and support.

Where to find sheet music

In these extraordinary times, teachers, learners and musicians of all kinds will be finding new ways to keep their musical journeys going. ABRSM is committed to continuing to support those journeys, just as we always have.

Many retailers are continuing to provide sheet music, books, instruments and accessories through online or mail order services. All the shops listed here sell a wide range of sheet music, including ABRSM exam music and repertoire, and all are able to take orders online or over the phone. We’ll be updating this list and invite UK music shops to please get in touch!

If you are looking for new sheet music to inspire you, please consider supporting these businesses – and visit our Play On website to find ways of sharing your music making with us and the wider musical community!

ABRSM Online Shop

https://shop.abrsm.org/

Amazon

www.amazon.co.uk

Music Room

https://www.musicroom.com/

Ackerman Music

https://www.ackermanmusic.co.uk/

Britten’s Music

https://www.brittensmusic.co.uk/

Chamberlain Music

https://www.chamberlainmusic.com/

Chimes Music

https://chimesmusic.com/

Crowther’s of Canterbury

http://www.crowthersofcanterbury.co.uk/

DS Music

https://www.dsmusic.com/ 

Forsyth

https://www.forsyths.co.uk/

Forwoods

https://www.scorestore.co.uk/

Hamcor

http://www.ebaystores.co.uk/Hamcor

Heritage Strings

https://heritage-music.co.uk/

Matchetts Music

https://matchettsmusic.com/

Mickleburgh

https://mickleburgh.co.uk/

MJB Music

https://www.examdots.co.uk/

Note-Orious Music

https://www.jhs.co.uk/note-orious-music/

Opus 13 Ltd

https://www.opus13.co.uk/

Presto Classical

https://www.prestomusic.com/classical

RST Music

http://www.rstmusic.co.uk/

Schott’s Music

https://schottmusiclondon.com/

South London Music

https://www.slmusic.co.uk/

St George’s Music Shop

https://www.stgeorgesmusic.co.uk/

Sutton Music Centre

https://suttonmusic.co.uk/

Time & Tune

https://www.ebay.co.uk/str/timeandtunemusic

The Music Shop

https://www.musicshopinverness.co.uk/

If you are based outside of the UK, you can find your nearest local music retailer here – please contact them directly to find out how they can support you.

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