2021 Dates and Fees

ABRSM

Practical

We hold face-to-face practical and ARSM exams at our Public Venues during the exam sessions listed on this page.

We also offer a remote assessment option for ARSM exams - please click on the Performance Grades tab for dates.

We hope to be able to open the following live Practical exam booking periods as planned. However, we will continue to keep these dates under review as our ability to accept live Practical exam bookings remains conditional on COVID-19 travel and government restrictions being lifted. We will provide an update nearer to each booking period.

Practical exams (session one)

Booking period: Session Cancelled due to Covid-19

All instruments and grades

British Virgin Islands Session Cancelled due to Covid-19

Practical exam fees

Prep Test 81 USD
Initial Grade 105 USD
Grade 1 117 USD
Grade 2 142 USD
Grade 3 147 USD
Grade 4 157 USD
Grade 5 164 USD
Grade 6 188 USD
Grade 7 218 USD
Grade 8 259 USD
ARSM 391 USD
Performance Assessment 164 USD
Ensemble: Primary 218 USD
Ensemble: Intermediate 259 USD
Ensemble: Advanced 391 USD
Choral Singing: Initial 218 USD
Choral Singing: Intermediate 259 USD
Choral Singing: Advanced 391 USD
Choral Singing: Attendance Fee 147 USD
 

Performance Grades

Booking Dates

Performance Grade Fees

Grade 1 117 USD
Grade 2 142 USD
Grade 3 147 USD
Grade 4 157 USD
Grade 5 164 USD
Grade 6 188 USD
Grade 7 218 USD
Grade 8 259 USD
ARSM 391 USD

International transaction fees

Exam booking and cancellation payments made through our online service are international transactions. Your bank, card issuer or PayPal may charge you for processing these transactions. These additional charges and any foreign exchange rate applied to the transaction are made by your bank, card issuer or PayPal and not by ABRSM. Charges will vary, depending on the payment method and the bank or institution you use to make the payment. Please refer to your bank, card issuer or PayPal for information about international transaction fees.

 

Online Music Theory (Grades 1-5)

Online Music Theory (session one)

Booking period: ** Cancelled **

Exam date

Online Music Theory ** Cancelled **

Online Music Theory

Booking Period opens: 26 April 2021 (03:00 Local Time)

Booking Period closes: 04 May 2021 (19:59 Local Time)

Exam Window

Grades 1-5 26 May - 23 June 2021

Online Music Theory fees

Grade 1 63 USD
Grade 2 65 USD
Grade 3 68 USD
Grade 4 73 USD
Grade 5 77 USD

Notes

 

Paper-based Music Theory (Grade 6-8)

We hope to be able to open the following paper-based Music Theory exam booking periods as planned. However we will continue to keep these dates under review as our ability to accept paper-based Music Theory exam bookings remains conditional on COVID-19 government restrictions being lifted. We will provide an update nearer to each booking period.

Music Theory exams (session one)

Booking Period: 05-16 April 2021

Exam Date

Grades 6-8 05 June 2021

Music Theory exams (session two)

Booking Period: 01-10 September 2021

Exam Date

Grades 6-8 23 October 2021

Music Theory fees

Grade 6 87 USD
Grade 7 94 USD
Grade 8 103 USD

Notes

Translations of Theory papers are available on request. Please enter a T in the ‘Specific needs’ box for each candidate who requires a translation.

 

Other diplomas

We hope to be able to open the following live Practical exam booking periods as planned. However we will continue to keep these dates under review as our ability to accept live Practical exam bookings remains conditional on COVID-19 travel and government restrictions being lifted. We will provide an update nearer to each booking period.

Diploma exams (session one)

Booking period: Session Cancelled due to Covid-19

Exam date

British Virgin Islands Session Cancelled due to Covid-19

Diploma fees

DipABRSM 523 USD
LRSM 1561 USD
FRSM 2242 USD
Retake fee: DipABRSM 418 USD
Retake fee: LRSM 1249 USD
Retake fee: FRSM 1794 USD

Notes

ARSM exams take place during Practical exam periods - see the first tab for details of exam dates and fees.LRSM Teaching fees are payable in two instalments. 40% must be paid on submission of the Case Study Portfolio & Video of Teaching Practice. The balance is payable when entering for the remaining sections of the exam.

 

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