At long last, the new ABRSM Bowed Strings Syllabus is upon us. June 6th sees the launch of the 2020 to 2023 revised Exam Pieces, Scales and Sight Reading for the Violin, Viola, Cello and Double Bass.
The new syllabus for 2020 - 2023, will comprise violin pieces for grades 1 to 8, Cello exam pieces for grades 1 to 5 and audio recordings of all the pieces in the books also available.
ABRSM are also launching a new 'Initial' grade, and these will be supported by Exam Packs which incude Pieces, sight reading and scales for the Violin, Viola, Celle and Double Bass.
The new syllabus will be effective from January 1, 2020.