Candidates can demonstrate their individual musical identity by choosing three pieces from our repertoire lists, which offer a great variety in styles and genres.

Technical Work
This section of the exam supports the development of technical skills by assessing candidates’ performance in a range of technical work requirements. Scales and arpeggios help to develop technical focus, strength and agility, as well as harmonic and melodic skills.
– Scales

– Arpeggios

– Technical exercises

Supporting tests

Trinity’s supporting tests encourage the development of the broader musical skills of sight reading, aural, improvisation and musical knowledge. The choice allows candidates to demonstrate their own musical skills in different ways.

Grade Initial – 5
(Choose Any 2 Tests)

  • Sight Reading
  • Aural
  • Improvisation
  • Musical Knowledge

Grade 6 – 8
(2 Tests)

  • Sight Reading (Compulsory)
  • Aural or Improvisation (Choose 1 Test)

Click HERE for details of supporting tests