LONDON COLLEGE OF MUSIC—Syllabus 2020

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Exams Available

  1. Piano Solo (Pre Preparatory, Step 1, Step 2, Grade1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/piano/piano

  2. Piano Duet (Level 1-3, 5, 7)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/piano/piano-duet

  3. Piano Accompaniment (Level 3, 5, 7)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/piano/piano-accompaniment

Exam Format

Piano (Pre Preparatory) 

  1. Exercises (25 Marks)
  2. List A Pieces-Any 2 (20 Marks)
  3. List B Pieces-Any 2 (40 Marks)
  4. Recognition of Notes (15 Marks)

Piano (Steps) 

  1. Exercises-Any 5 (25 Marks)
  2. List A Pieces-Any 2 (20 Marks)
  3. List B Pieces-Any 2 (40 Marks)
  4. Question (15 Marks)

Piano (Grade 1-Grade 8) 

  1. Technical work-Any 1 (15 Marks)
    1. Scales, Broken Chords & Arpeggios
    2. Studies
  2. Performance-3 pieces (60 Marks)
    1. List A Piece
    2. List B Piece
    3. List C Piece
  3. Discussion (7 Marks)
  4. Sight Reading (10 Marks)
  5. Aural Tests (8 Marks)

Piano Duet (Level 1, 2, 3, 5)

  1. List A piece (30 Marks)
  2. List B piece (30 Marks)
  3. List C piece (30 Marks)
  4. General Impression (10 Marks)

Piano Duet (Level 7)

  1. List A piece (25 Marks)
  2. List B piece (25 Marks)
  3. List C piece (25 Marks)
  4. Sight Reading (15 Marks)
  5. General Impression (10 Marks)

Piano Accompaniment (Level 3)

  1. A piece set for Grade 1 on any LCM syllabus (30 Marks)
  2. A contrasting piece set for Grade 1 on any LCM syllabus (30 Marks)
  3. Performance or Technical Work-Any 1 (15 Marks)
    1. Any solo piece from LCM Piano Grade 3-4
    2. Grade 3 Scales and Arpeggios
  4. Discussion (7 Marks)
  5. Solo Sight Reading (10 Marks)
  6. Aural Tests (8 Marks)

Piano Accompaniment (Level 5)

  1. A piece set for Grade 3 on any LCM syllabus (30 Marks)
  2. A contrasting piece set for Grade 3 on any LCM syllabus (30 Marks)
  3. Performance or Technical Work-Any 1 (15 Marks)
    1. Any solo piece from LCM Piano Grade 5-6
    2. Grade 5 Scales and Arpeggios
  4. Discussion (7 Marks)
  5. Solo Sight Reading (10 Marks)
  6. Aural Tests (8 Marks)

Piano Accompaniment (Level 7)

  1. A piece set for Grade 5 on any LCM syllabus (30 Marks)
  2. A contrasting piece set for Grade 5 on any LCM syllabus (30 Marks)
  3. Performance or Technical Work-Any 1 (15 Marks)
    1. Any solo piece from LCM Piano Grade 7-8
    2. Grade 7 Scales and Arpeggios
  4. Discussion (7 Marks)
  5. Solo Sight Reading (10 Marks)
  6. Aural Tests (8 Marks)

Exams Available

  1. Popular Music Vocals (Step 1, Step 2, Grade1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/singing/popular-music-vocals

  2. Classical Singing (Grade1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/singing/classical-singing

  3. Classical Singing Duet (Level 1, 3, 5, 7)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/singing/classical-singing-duet

Exam Format

Popular Music Vocals (Steps) 

  1. Technical Work (20 Marks)
    1. Scales and Arpeggios
    2. Riffs
  2. Performance (65 Marks)
    1. One piece from given songlist
    2. One own choice piece
    3. Written Programme and Lyric Sheet (for Examiner’s reference)
  3. Question (15 Marks)

Popular Music Vocals (Grade 1-Grade 3) 

  1. Technical Work (15 Marks)
    1. Scales and Arpeggios
    2. Riffs
  2. Performance (60 Marks)
    1. One piece from given songlist
    2. One own choice piece
    3. Written Programme and Lyric Sheet (for Examiner’s reference)
  3. Discussion (7 Marks)
  4. Sight Singing (10 Marks)
  5. Aural Tests (8 Marks)

Popular Music Vocals (Grade 3-Grade 5) 

  1. Technical Work (15 Marks)
    1. Scales and Arpeggios
    2. Improvisation
  2. Performance (60 Marks)
    1. One piece from given songlist
    2. One own choice piece
    3. Written Programme and Lyric Sheet (for Examiner’s reference)
  3. Discussion (7 Marks)
  4. Sight Singing (10 Marks)
  5. Aural Tests (8 Marks)

Popular Music Vocals (Grade 6-Grade 8) 

  1. Technical Work (15 Marks)
    1. Scales, Arpeggios and Intervals
    2. Improvisation
  2. Performance (60 Marks)
    1. One piece from given songlist
    2. One own choice piece
    3. Written Programme and Lyric Sheet (for Examiner’s reference)
  3. Discussion (7 Marks)
  4. Sight Singing or Improvisation (10 Marks)
  5. Aural Tests (8 Marks)

Classical Singing (Grade 1-Grade 7) 

  1. Technical Work (15 Marks)
    1. Exercises-as mentioned (from Vaccai Metodo Practico)
    2. Unaccompanied Folk or traditional song-as mentioned 
  2. Performance (60 Marks)
    1. One Verse from a Hymn, Carol or a similar strophic song (Grade 1)
      Two Verses from a Hymn, Carol or a similar strophic song (Grade 2)
      One Anthem, Sacred Song or a similar serious-subject item (Grade 3-4)
      One Aria from an Opera (Grade 5)
      One Aria from an Opera or Oratoria (Grade 6-7)
    2. One Song from given songlist 
    3. One Own Choice song or a Song from the given songlist
  3. Discussion (7 Marks)
  4. Sight Reading (10 Marks)
  5. Aural Tests (8 Marks)

Classical Singing (Grade 2) 

  1. Technical Work (15 Marks)
    1. Exercises-as mentioned (from Vaccai Metodo Practico)
    2. Unaccompanied Folk or traditional song-as mentioned 
  2. Performance (60 Marks)
    1. At least one Recitative and Aria from an Opera or Oratoria
    2. At least one Art Song or Lieder
    3. One Song from given songlist 
    4. One Own Choice song or a Song from the given songlist
  3. Discussion (7 Marks)
  4. Sight Reading (10 Marks)
  5. Aural Tests (8 Marks)

Classical Singing Duet (Level 1, 3, 5, 7) 

  1. Performance (90 Marks)
    1. 3 contrasting Duets (at least one from the given list)
  2. General Impression (10 Marks)

Exams Available

  1. Electronic Keyboard (Step 1, Step 2, Grade1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/keyboard-organ-accordion/electronic-keyboard

  2. Electronic Organ (Step 1, Step 2, Grade1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/keyboard-organ-accordion/electronic-organ

  3. Pipe Organ (Grade 2, 4, 5, 6, 8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/keyboard-organ-accordion/pipe-organ

  4. Accordion (Step 1, Step 2, Grade1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/keyboard-organ-accordion/accordion

Exam Format

Electronic Keyboard & Accordion (Steps) 

  1. Exercises-Any 5 (25 Marks)
  2. List A Pieces-Any 2 (20 Marks)
  3. List B Pieces-Any 2 (40 Marks)
  4. Question (15 Marks)

Electronic Organ (Steps) 

  1. Exercises-Any 5 (25 Marks)
  2. Two Studies (20 Marks)
  3. Pieces-Any 2 (40 Marks)
  4. Question (15 Marks)

Electronic Keyboard (Grade 1-Grade 8) 

  1. Technical work-Any 1 (15 Marks)
    1. Scales, Arpeggios & Exercise
    2. Scale Study
  2. Performance-3 pieces (60 Marks)
    1. List A Piece
    2. List B Piece
    3. List C Piece
  3. Discussion (7 Marks)
  4. Chord Sequence or Accompanying Test (10 Marks)
  5. Aural Tests (8 Marks)

Electronic Organ (Grade 1-Grade 8) 

  1. Technical work (15 Marks)
    1. Scales
    2. Arpeggios
    3. Scale/Chord Exercise
    4. Pedal Exercise
  2. Performance-3 pieces (60 Marks)
    1. List A Piece
    2. List B Piece
    3. List C Piece
  3. Viva Voce (7 Marks)
  4. Chord Sequence or Accompanying Test (10 Marks)
  5. Aural Tests (8 Marks)

Pipe Organ (Grade 2, 4, 5, 6, 8) 

  1. Technical work (15 Marks)
    1. Manual
    2. Pedal
  2. Performance-3 pieces from given list (60 Marks)
    1. a 20th Century work
    2. a Pre-1900 work
    3. a contrasting piece
  3. Discussion (7 Marks)
  4. Sight Reading (10 Marks)
  5. Aural Tests (8 Marks)

Accordion (Grade 1-Grade 8) 

  1. Technical work (15 Marks)
    1. Scales
    2. Broken Chords
    3. Arpeggios
    4. Bellow Shakes
  2. Performance-3 pieces (60 Marks)
  3. Discussion (7 Marks)
  4. Sight Reading (10 Marks)
  5. Aural Tests (8 Marks)

Exams Available

  1. Acoustic Guitar (Step 1, Step 2, Grade1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/guitar-ukulele/acoustic-guitar

  2. Bass Guitar (Preliminary, Grade1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/guitar-ukulele/bass-guitar

  3. Classical Guitar (Step 1, Step 2, Grade1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/guitar-ukulele/classical-guitar

  4. Electric Guitar (Step, Grade1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/guitar-ukulele/electric-guitar

  5. Rock Guitar (Step 1, Step 2, Grade1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/guitar-ukulele/rock-guitar

  6. Ukulele (Step 1, Step 2, Grade1-5)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/guitar-ukulele/ukulele

Exam Format

Acoustic Guitar (Step 1) 

  1. Fingerboard Knowledge (25 Marks)
  2. Rhythm Study (25 Marks)
  3. Two Melodies (50 Marks)

Acoustic Guitar (Step 2) 

  1. Fingerboard Knowledge (15 Marks)
  2. Rhythm Study (25 Marks)
  3. Two Melodies (50 Marks)
  4. Aural Assessment (10 Marks)

Acoustic Guitar (Grade 1-2) 

  1. Fingerboard Knowledge (10 Marks)
  2. Performance (50 Marks)
    1. Rhythm Study
    2. Melody or Fingerstyle Study (Grade 1-2)
      Solo Piece (Grade 3-5)
  3. Musical Knowledge (10 Marks)
  4. Accompaniment (20 Marks)
  5. Aural Assessment (10 Marks)

Acoustic Guitar (Grade 6-8) 

  1. Fingerboard Knowledge (10 Marks)
  2. Performance-two Pieces (50 Marks)
  3. Musical Knowledge (10 Marks)
  4. Accompaniment (20 Marks)
  5. Aural Assessment (10 Marks)

Bass Guitar (Preliminary, Grade 1-5) 

  1. Scales & Arpeggios (15 Marks)
  2. Bass Patterns (24 Marks)
  3. Performance (36 Marks)
  4. Musicianship (10 Marks)
  5. Aural Assessment (15 Marks)

Bass Guitar (Grade 6-8) 

  1. Scales & Arpeggios (15 Marks)
  2. Bass Patterns (25 Marks)
  3. Performance (30 Marks)
  4. Musicianship (10 Marks)
  5. Aural Assessment (10 Marks)
  6. Specialism (10 Marks)

Acoustic Guitar (Steps) 

  1. Technical Work (25 Marks)
  2. Performance (60 Marks)
    1. Melodies-Any 2
    2. Pieces-Any 1
  3. Discussion (15 Marks) 

Acoustic Guitar (Grade 1-2) 

  1. Technical Work (15 Marks)
  2. Performance (60 Marks)
    1. Melodies-Any 1
    2. Pieces-Any 2 contrasting Pieces
  3. Discussion (7 Marks) 
  4. Sight reading (10 Marks)
  5. Aural Tests (8 Marks)

Acoustic Guitar (Grade 3-8) 

  1. Technical Work (15 Marks)
  2. Performance-3 Pieces (60 Marks)
  3. Discussion (7 Marks) 
  4. Sight reading (10 Marks)
  5. Aural Tests (8 Marks)

Electric Guitar (Step) 

  1. Scales (8 Marks)
  2. Chords (12 Marks)
  3. Rhythm Playing (30 Marks) 
  4. Lead Playing (30 Marks)
  5. Spoken Tests (10 Marks)
  6. Aural Assessment (10 Marks)

Electric Guitar (Grade 1-2) 

  1. Scales (10 Marks)
  2. Chords (10 Marks)
  3. Rhythm Playing (30 Marks) 
  4. Lead Playing (30 Marks)
  5. Spoken Tests (10 Marks)
  6. Aural Assessment (10 Marks)

Electric Guitar (Grade 3-5) 

  1. Scales & Arpeggios (12 Marks)
  2. Chords (8 Marks)
  3. Rhythm Playing (30 Marks) 
  4. Lead Playing (30 Marks)
  5. Spoken Tests (10 Marks)
  6. Aural Assessment (10 Marks)

Electric Guitar (Grade 6-8) 

  1. Scales & Arpeggios (10 Marks)
  2. Chords (8 Marks)
  3. Rhythm Playing (25 Marks) 
  4. Lead Playing (25 Marks)
  5. Spoken Tests (12 Marks)
  6. Aural Assessment (10 Marks)
  7. Specialism (10 Marks)

Rock Guitar (Step 1) 

  1. Prepared Performance (100 Marks)
    1. Group A-Any 1
    2. Group B-Any 1 

Rock Guitar (Step 2) 

  1. Prepared Performance (90 Marks)
    1. Group A-Any 1
    2. Group B-Any 1
    3. Group C-Any 1
  2. Aural Assessment (10 Marks) 

Rock Guitar (Grade 1-8) 

  1. Prepared Performance (60 Marks)
    1. 2 Pieces (Grade 1-5)
    2. 3 Rock Pieces (Grade 6-8)
  2. Improvisation (30 Marks)
  3. Aural Assessment (10 Marks)

Ukulele (Steps) 

  1. Rhythm Study (20 Marks)
  2. Performance-Any 1 (20 Marks)
    1. Melody
    2. Rhythm Study
  3. Free Choice Specialism-Any 1 (20 Marks)
    1. Own Choice Piece
    2. Melody
    3. Rhythm Study
  4. Prepared Accompaniment (20 Marks)
  5. Musicianship (20 Marks)

Ukulele (Grade 1-3) 

  1. Rhythm Study (20 Marks)
  2. Performance-Any 1 (20 Marks)
    1. Melody (Grade 1-2)
      or,
      Solo Piece (Grade 3)
    2. Rhythm Study
  3. Free Choice Specialism-Any 1 (20 Marks)
    1. Own Choice Piece
    2. Melody
      or,
      Solo Piece (Grade 3)
    3. Rhythm Study
    4. Fingerstyle Study
  4. Prepared Accompaniment (20 Marks)
  5. Musicianship (20 Marks)
    1. Aural Awareness
    2. Musical Knowledge
    3. Knowledge of the Instrument

Ukulele (Grade 4-5) 

  1. Rhythm Study (20 Marks)
  2. Performance-Any 1 (20 Marks)
    1. Solo Piece (Grade 3)
    2. Rhythm Study
  3. Free Choice Specialism-Any 1 (20 Marks)
    1. Own Choice Piece
    2. Solo Piece (Grade 3)
    3. Rhythm Study
  4. Prepared Accompaniment (20 Marks)
  5. Musicianship (20 Marks)
    1. Aural Awareness
    2. Musical Knowledge
    3. Knowledge of the Instrument

Exams Available

  1. Drum Kit (Grade 1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/percussion/drum-kit

  2. Percussion (Step, Grade 1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/percussion/percussion

  3. Snare Drum (Grade 1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/percussion/snare-drum

  4. Timpani (Grade 1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/percussion/timpani

  5. Tuned Percussion (Grade 1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/percussion/tuned-percussion

Exam Format

Percussion (Step) 

  1. Technical Work (25 Marks)
  2. List A Pieces-Any 2 (20 Marks)
  3. List B Pieces-Any 2 (40 Marks)
  4. Questions (15 Marks)

Percussion (Grade 1-8) 

  1. Technical Work (15 Marks)
  2. Performance (60 Marks)
    1. 2 pieces (Grade 1-5)
    2. 3 Pieces (Grade 6-8)
  3. Viva Voce (7 Marks)
  4. Sight Reading (10 Marks)
  5. Aural Tests (8 Marks)

Drum Kit (Grade 1-6) 

  1. Technical Work (15 Marks)
  2. Performance-2 solo and 1 accompanied piece (60 Marks)
    1. List A Piece
    2. List B Piece
    3. List C Piece 
  3. Viva Voce (7 Marks)
  4. Sight Reading (10 Marks)
  5. Aural Tests (8 Marks)

Drum Kit (Grade 7-8) 

  1. Technical Work (15 Marks)
  2. Performance (60 Marks)
    1. One Solo Piece
    2. One Piece with Click Track
    3. One Accompanied Piece 
  3. Viva Voce (7 Marks)
  4. Sight Reading (10 Marks)
  5. Aural Tests (8 Marks)

Snare Drum (Grade 1-8) & Timpani (Grade 1-8)

  1. Technical Work (15 Marks)
  2. Performance-3 Pieces (60 Marks)
  3. Viva Voce (7 Marks)
  4. Sight Reading (10 Marks)
  5. Aural Tests (8 Marks)

Tuned Percussion (Grades 1-8) 

  1. Technical Work (15 Marks)
    1. Scales (Grade 1-8)
    2. Arpeggios (Grade 1-8)
    3. Broken Scales (Grade 4-8)
    4. Broken Chords (Grade 7-8)
  2. Performance-3 Pieces (60 Marks) 
  3. Viva Voce (7 Marks)
  4. Sight Reading (10 Marks)
  5. Aural Tests (8 Marks)

Exams Available

  1. Music Ensemble (Step 1, Step 2, Grade 1-5)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/ensemble/music-ensemble

  2. Electronic Keyboard (Level 1-2)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/ensemble/electronic-keyboard

  3. Irish Traditional Music (Elementary, Pre Intermediate, Upper Intermediate, Proficiency)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/ensemble/irish-traditional-music

  4. Pop and Rock Band (Level 1-5)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/ensemble/pop-and-rock-band

  5. Scottish Traditional Music (Elementary, Pre Intermediate, Upper Intermediate, Proficiency)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/ensemble/scottish-traditional-music

  6. Ukulele
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/ensemble/ukulele

     

Exam Format

Music Ensemble, Electronic Keyboard, Irish Traditional Music & Scottish Traditional Music

  1. Performance (80 Marks)
  2. Presentation (10 Marks)
  3. Programme (10 Marks)

Rock and Pop Band (Level 1-5) 

  1. Performance

Ukulele (Level 1-5) 

  1. Rhythm playing (30 Marks)
  2. Prepared accompaniment (30 Marks)
  3. Free Choice Performance (40 Marks)

Exams Available

  1. Cello (Step, Grade 1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/strings-harp/cello

  2. Double Bass (Grade 1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/strings-harp/double-bass

  3. Harp (Grade 1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/strings-harp/harp

  4. Viola  (Grade 1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/strings-harp/viola

  5. Violin  (Step 1, Step 2, Grade 1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/ensemble/violin

     

Exam Format

Cello (Step)

  1. Exercises (25 Marks)
  2. 2 Studies (20 Marks)
  3. 2 Pieces (40 Marks)
  4. Questions (15 Marks)

Violin (Steps) 

  1. Exercises-Any 5 (25 Marks)
  2. List A Pieces-Any 2 (20 Marks)
  3. List B Pieces-Any 2 (40 Marks)
  4. Question (15 Marks)

Cello, Double Bass, Harp, Viola & Violin (Grade 1-8)

  1. Technical Work (25 Marks)
  2. Performance (60 Marks)
    1. List A-Any 1
    2. List B-Any 1
    3. List C-Any 1
  3. Viva Voce (7 Marks)
  4. Sight Reading (10 Marks)
  5. Aural Tests (8 Marks)

Exams Available

  1. Bassoon (Grade 1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/woodwind/bassoon

  2. Clarinet (Step 1, Step 2, Grade 1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/woodwind/clarinet

  3. Classical Saxophone (Step 1, Step 2, Grade 1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/woodwind/classical-saxophone

  4. Flute (Step 1, Step 2, Grade 1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/woodwind/flute

  5. Oboe (Grade 1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/woodwind/oboe

  6. Recorder (Step 1, Step 2, Grade 1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/woodwind/recorder
    1. Descant Recorder
    2. Treble Recorder

Exam Format

Flute & Recorder (Steps)

  1. Technical Work & Exercises (25 Marks)
  2. Studies-Any 2 (20 Marks)
  3. Pieces-Any 2 (40 Marks)
  4. Questions (15 Marks)

Bassoon, Flute, Oboe & Recorder (Grade 1-8)

  1. Technical Work (15 Marks)
  2. Performance (60 Marks)
    1. List A-Any 1
    2. List B-Any 1
    3. List C-Any 1
  3. Viva Voce (7 Marks)
  4. Sight Reading (10 Marks)
  5. Aural Tests (8 Marks)

Clarinet, Classical Saxophone (Steps)

  1. Exercises (25 Marks)
  2. Pieces-Any 3 (60 Marks)
  3. Questions (15 Marks)

Clarinet, Classical Saxophone (Grade 1-8)

  1. Technical Work-Any 1 (15 Marks)
    1. Scales & Arpeggios
    2. Scale and Study
  2. Performance (60 Marks)
    1. List A-Any 1
    2. List B-Any 1
    3. List C-Any 1
  3. Viva Voce (7 Marks)
  4. Sight Reading (10 Marks)
  5. Aural Tests (8 Marks)

Exams Available

  1. Baritone (Grade 1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/brass/baritone

  2. Cornet (Step 1, Step 2, Grade 1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/brass/cornet

  3. French Horn (Grade 1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/brass/french-horn

  4. Euphonium (Grade 1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/brass/euphonium

  5. Flugelhorn (Step 1, Step 2, Grade 1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/brass/flugelhorn

  6. Tenor Horn (Grade 1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/brass/tenor-horn

  7. Trombone (Grade 1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/brass/trombone

  8. Trumpet (Step 1, Step 2, Grade 1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/brass/trumpet

  9. Tuba (Grade 1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/brass/tuba

Exam Format

Brass Instruments (Steps)

  1. Technical Work & Exercises (25 Marks)
  2. Studies-two (20 Marks)
  3. Pieces-two (40 Marks)
  4. Questions (15 Marks)

Brass Instruments (Grade 1-8)

  1. Technical Work (15 Marks)
    1. Flexibility
    2. Scales & Arpeggios
  2. Performance (60 Marks)
    1. List A-Any 1
    2. List B-Any 1
    3. List C-Any 1
  3. Viva Voce (7 Marks)
  4. Sight Reading (10 Marks)
  5. Aural Tests (8 Marks)

Exams Available

  1. Church Music (Grade 2, 4, 6, 8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/church-music/church-music
    1. Pipe Organ
    2. Piano
    3. Electronic Keyboard
    4. Electronic Organ
    5. Classical Guitar
    6. Voice (Classical Singing)
    7. Voice (Popular Music Vocals)

Exam Format

Church Music (Grade 2, 4, 6, 8)

  1. Technical Work (15 Marks)
  2. Performance (60 Marks)
  3. Discussion (7 Marks)
  4. Sight Reading or Test (10 Marks)
  5. Aural Tests (8 Marks)

Exams Available

  1. Irish Traditional Music (Step, Grade 1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/traditional-music/irish-traditional-music

  2. Scottish Traditional Music (Step, Grade 1-8)
    https://lcme.uwl.ac.uk/exams/traditional-music/scottish-traditional-music

Exam Format

Traditional Music (Grade 1-8)

  1. Performance 1 (25 Marks)
  2. Performance 2 (25 Marks)
  3. Performance 3 (25 Marks)
  4. Performance 4 (25 Marks)

Traditional Music (Grade 1-8)

  1. Performance (60 Marks)
  2. Repertoire (20 Marks)
  3. Supplementary Tests (20 Marks)