How to pass a music exam

How to pass a music exam


norman lebrecht

February 01, 2014

Ten tips from an examiner, Chris Foley, right here.

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  • Michael Haslam says:

    Some of these tips don’t apply to either the ABRSM or Trinity/Guildhall music exams commonly taken in the UK.

  • Steve Foster says:

    Uhh…great advice?

    Apparently Dr. Foley’s superhero name is “Captain Obvious.”

  • mark winn says:

    All good…..for American exams!

  • Sandy Holland says:

    For up-to-date advice on how to do well in a music exam, with specific reference to, and comparison between, ABRSM, Trinity College and London College see this three-part series, published in 2017 and written by a music examiner: