What's in the exam?
- Scales & arpeggios
- Aural tests
Latest exam updates
Total marks in all individual Practical exams are 150. 100 marks are required to achieve Pass, 120 marks to pass with Merit and 130 marks to pass with Distinction.
There are nine grades of assessment. Select a grade using the links below in order to view the syllabus and supporting materials for that grade.
Selected exam pieces, scales and sight-reading to support Initial Grade Viola syllabus for 2020–2023.
An invaluable source of syllabus repertoire.
A graded selection of tuneful pieces for viola and piano.
Practice material for students preparing for Viola exams.
New editions offering support to teachers preparing students for Practical exams.