Prepared work: candidates perform 3 pieces that last a maximum of 1 minute 15 seconds and demonstrate a selection of Technical Exercises.
Unprepared work: candidates are required to play either a 4 bar sight reading test, or a 4 bar Improvisation and Interpretation test. There are also two ear tests that begin to develop fill playback and groove recall and the final part of the exam is a set of 5 simple questions based on the candidate’s choice of piece. These are designed to explore theory and instrument knowledge.
Choose 3 performance pieces from the list below - alternatively choose 2 free choice pieces