ABRSM Exam Resources


The Essential Guide to ABRSM Examinations

This series contains resources and further links to other resources featuring the ABRSM syllabus and is designed for elementary level players, young musicians and their teachers. Some articles in this series will provide a step-by-step (or phrase-by-phrase) approach to learning a piece thoroughly and securely, building a solid foundation for performance in an exam or if you are playing a piece simply for pleasure. Other articles will offer practice exercises to help solve technical problems or tricky passages, or will provide introductory material designed to be practised before you approach the piece in the exam book. The series will also be covering other topics such as scales and arpeggios with general tips and practice worksheets for each grade.

Walkthroughs

The following articles provide walkthroughs with downloadable, printable worksheets that players can take with them to the piano to guide them in their practice. They are set out clearly, making it easy for teachers to give a section or two as a practice assignment for that week:

Worksheets

The following articles provide introductory material designed to be practised before you approach the piece in the exam book:

Scales Guides

Coming soon

  • General tips for exam preparation
  • The Practice Tools for beginners