Category Archives: Exams

Playing the harpsichord – the perfect antidote to piano exams!

If you’re feeling a bit frazzled by all the intense preparation to get ready for your upcoming exam or recital performance, then take some time out to play some of your pieces on the harpsichord. Not only will it give … Continue reading

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Grade 8 Piano Performance – Trinity College, 2012 – 2014

Peter sat his Grade 8 piano exam yesterday. Here is his performance of all three of his pieces. Peter also performed these at the Recital Class at Beckenham Festival in November 2012 and came third. Stay tuned for Peter’s exam … Continue reading

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Grade 1 ABRSM Exam Success, Summer 2012

Congratulations to Aram and Carla on achieving Merits at their Grade 1 ABRSM examinations in Summer 2012.    

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Discover a suite of piano programmes on the BBC this Autumn including 110% on Friday Nights (ABRSM and Trinity exam session)

This Autumn, Saturday 15 September until Tuesday 6 November, the BBC will be dedicating a suite of programmes to the music, history and beauty of one of the world’s most iconic instruments, the piano. Piano Season on the BBC is … Continue reading

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Harpsichord Exam Results

Congratulations to our Junior Harpsichordists Merlin and Alice on achieving Merits at their Grade 2 exams. Well done to both! Thank you to Victoria College of Music for making our first Special Visit exam session an absolute breeze and sending … Continue reading

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Summer Exam Entries – Harpsichord and ABRSM

In the last few weeks of this school year, we have a few students taking the following exams: Grade 2 Harpsichord (VCM) Merlin Alice Grade 1 Piano (ABRSM) Aram Carla Prep Test (ABRSM) Floyd This is the first time that I … Continue reading

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ABRSM Piano 2013-14 Launch At Chappell, Sunday 8th of July

Update 5th July: Listen to recordings of various pieces from the new syllabus here. This summer sees the launch of the brand new ABRSM Piano Syllabus. Join us on Sunday July 8th for a exclusive look through the new syllabus including performances … Continue reading

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Daily practice guide to prepare for your ABRSM exam

See our latest ABRSM exam results here: http://www.se22piano.co.uk/winter-abrsm-exam-results-session-c-2013/ In the final few days before your exam, here is some information for parents and students to make sure you are properly prepared for the exam. This is partly written as a … Continue reading

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Finally – an LTCL Diploma programme!

After 6 months of deliberation, trying out various pieces and rejecting a few recital programmes, I have come up with what I hope is my final LTCL Recital Diploma programme. There are three exams beyond Grade 8 – Associate, Licentiate … Continue reading

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ABRSM Certificates – ABRSM Piano Exam Results, January 2011

Click here for our latest exam results. Congratulations to our students on their recent exam success at the January 2012 Special Visit. We have another three students sitting Grade 1 this March – results coming soon! Grade 1 ABRSM: Safiya … Continue reading

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