Syllabus overlap information

In the first year of any new Practical syllabus, candidates can for a limited period choose to perform pieces set in the lists of the preceding syllabus, but they can't combine pieces from the preceding and new syllabus (except in the case of items that appear in both).

No such overlap period applies to any new scale requirements, sight-reading and/or aural tests, which take effect from 1 January of their year of introduction.

Practical Grades

  • Candidates worldwide may play their three pieces from the 2018–2021 syllabus until 31 December 2022.
  • All three pieces must be from the same syllabus.
  • Candidates playing pieces from the 2018–2021 syllabus should tell the examiner or write this on their programme form.

Performance Grades

  • Candidates worldwide may play their three set pieces from the 2018–2021 syllabus until 31 December 2022. The submission deadline for the video recording must be on or before this date.
  • All three set pieces must be from the same syllabus.
  • The fourth, own-choice piece is not affected by overlap arrangements.

Practical Grades

  • Candidates worldwide may play their three pieces from the 2021 & 2022 syllabus until 31 December 2023.
  • All three pieces must be from the same syllabus.
  • Candidates playing pieces from the 2021 & 2022 syllabus should tell the examiner or write this on their programme form. 

Performance Grades

  • Candidates worldwide may play their three set pieces from the 2021 & 2022 syllabus until 31 December 2023. The submission deadline for the video recording must be on or before this date.
  • All three set pieces must be from the same syllabus.
  • The fourth, own-choice piece is not affected by overlap arrangements.

 

 

Practical Grades

  • Candidates worldwide may use the old* syllabus until 31 December 2023.
  • All three pieces and scales and sight-reading must be from the same syllabus.
  • Candidates using the old syllabus must be prepared to tell the examiner or write this on their programme form.

Performance Grades

  • Candidates worldwide may play their three set pieces from the old* syllabus until 31 December 2023. The submission deadline for the video recording must be on or before this date.
  • All three set pieces must be from the same syllabus.
  • The fourth, own-choice piece is not affected by overlap arrangements.

* The details of the old syllabuses are as follows:

  • Trumpet, Bb Cornet, Eb Soprano Cornet, Flugelhorn; Trombone: 2017–2022
  • Horn; Eb Horn; Baritone and Euphonium; Tuba: 2013–2022
  • Bass Trombone: 2010–2022

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