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ABRSMAssociated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (UK)
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Junior School pupils proudly display their ABRSM exam result certificates
The ABRSM is another curriculum from the United Kingdom, and it serves as a middle ground between the TCL and RCM.
The ABRSM qualification is a one-year part-time course which covers music theory and practice.
For the first few years, the ABRSM limited its activities to Britain but the Royal College's charter required it to promote "the cultivation and dissemination of the art of music in the United Kingdom and throughout the Dominions," (4) and so, in 1892, the Associated Board extended its testing to South Africa and, in 1895, to Australia, New Zealand, and Canada.
Kandaiah started playing the piano at the age of six and harmonium at eight and by the age of 15, she had completed all the grades from ABRSM and had even taken a diploma.
ICM also has an exceptional group of dedicated teachers who guide students of all levels towards success in the internationally recognised ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal School of Music).
Nine-year-old musical prodigy Sebastian Carrington, a chorister at Coventry Cathedral, may have had his right index finger bandaged up but he still impressed in the top ABRSM grade eight piano examinations.
Contract awarded for Instructor must have a minimum ABRSM / Trinity Guildhall Grade 8/ Certification of Band Coaching form NIE or equivalent.
Aged just 11, James is one of the youngest people in the world to gain a distinction for his ABRSM Diploma, and now studies piano at Chetham's School of Music in Manchester.
Founded by the Royal College of Music (RCM) and the Royal Academy of Music (RAM) in 1889, the ABRSM has since become a household name in the United Kingdom and in ninety countries across the world, as the gold standard in graded practical and theoretical music exams.
Now the Academy will become an examining centre for IDTA dance exams in addition to being a centre for ABRSM and Trinity Music Examinations as well as LAMDA speech and drama examinations.