What's in the exam?
- Scales & arpeggios
- Sight-reading and figured bass realization
- Aural tests
Latest exam updates
Performance Grade exams
We are pleased to confirm that we will be offering Performance Grade exams every month for the remainder of 2021. Please check our Dates and Fees page for details.
Harpsichord exams consist of three pieces, chosen by the candidate from the appropriate lists in the current syllabus, scales and arpeggios, sight-reading (and figured bass realization) and aural tests.
Total marks in all individual Practical exams are 150. 100 marks are required to achieve Pass, 120 marks to pass with Merit and 130 marks to pass with Distinction.
There are five grades of assessment. Select a grade using the links below in order to view the syllabus and supporting materials for that grade.