Get Recognised Vocal Performance Qualifications for singing the tunes you love!
Performance exams offer students an opportunity to sit accredited graded exams with the focus being predominantly on performance. This benefits students wanting to focus on expanding their repertoire and performance skills and will give you the qualifications needed to go into further education, improving your chances of getting a job in the industry.
The syllabus is the only document you will need to know what will be in each exam.
This syllabus offers the opportunity for vocalists to choose which songs to sing for each of their performances, allowing a greater freedom for each vocalist to develop in their own style and personality. The Debut exam consists of performing three songs, Grades 1-5 – four songs and Grades 6-8 – five songs. For Grades 1-8, the candidate is expected to give a short introduction to each song.
Suggested Song List
This song list is only a guideline and serves to help you choose a song at an appropriate level. Although the song list has been categorised into female and male artists, a candidate may choose to sing a song from either list. For further help on choosing a song, please see our song parameters guide on pages 13-17 of our free downloadable syllabus.