ABRSM - Texas

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This page provides local information on examinations in Texas. Read more information about ABRSM as a global organization

ABRSM is the largest and most globally diverse examining body, with a long-standing tradition of excellence for over 126 years. ABRSM hosts nearly 660,000 exams each year in more than 93 countries around the world. The comprehensive and rigorous curricula allow students to have a well-rounded understanding of music, which can both satisfy the hobbyist and inspire budding musicians.

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ABRSM's most popular exams are offered either In-Person or Online

Graded exams focusing on 4 crucial areas on your instrument: scales/technique, sight-reading, aural, and repertoire
Repertoire-driven exams focused on the performer's strength within a 4-piece program all done via remote video submission
Graded written exams testing knowledge of notation, composition, terminology, and theory

Grades 1-5 are offered ONLINE

Grades 6-8 are offered IN-PERSON

In-Person ABRSM exams are currently offered in 3 cities across Texas

Austin

Concordia University

11400 Concordia University Dr.

Austin, TX 78726

Dallas

Lord of Life Lutheran Church

3601 W 15th Street

Plano, TX 75075

Houston

Campbell Learning Center

1440 Campbell Road

Houston, TX 77055

In-Person ABRSM exams are offered 3 times a year

Spring

April - June

Both PRACTICAL and THEORY exams are available between the months of April-June.

Deadline to apply : January 15

Summer

June only

Only THEORY exam is available on the first SATURDAY of June in each region.

Deadline to apply: April 15

Fall

October-December

Both PRACTICAL and THEORY exams are available between the months of October - December.

Deadline to apply : August 15

Remote (Online) ABRSM exams are offered year-round

See ABRSM website for most up-to-date schedules

All applications are easily done via the online portal. Any adult over 18 is welcome to create an account and pay for an exam booking. Visit HERE to get started!

What happens after I apply? How do I pay? Are there prerequisites to the exams?

All your questions answered HERE.

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