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Grade 5 Music Theory waiver (not applicable in the UK & Ireland)

We are extending our Grade 5 Music Theory waiver until 23 May 2021. This means that candidates with a Grade 6 to 8 Performance Grade exam submission date up to and including 23 May can take their exam without first passing Grade 5 Music Theory. We are making this exceptional arrangement to allow candidates who have been unable to take an exam in recent months to progress with their learning. From 24 May, the Grade 5 Music Theory requirement will return. For exam dates/exam submission dates after 23 May, all candidates taking a Grade 6 to 8 Performance or Practical Grade must first pass Grade 5 Music Theory.

Performance Grade exams

We are pleased to confirm that we will be offering Performance Grade exams every month for the remainder of 2021. Please check our Dates and Fees page for details.

Gauteng, Botswana, eSwatini and the surrounding regions, where possible

Meg Twyford

PO Box 1895
Houghton 2041

T +27 (0)82 465 9031
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The Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, Lesotho and Northern Cape regions

Bridget Harrison

PO Box 21773, Mayor's Walk
Pietermaritzburg, 3208

M +27 (0)72 375 8185
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Western Cape region

Jill Eichler

4 St Barnabas Street
Tamboerskloof 8001

T +27 (0)21 423 3010
F +27 (0)86 541 7751
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