Structure

Sixteen instruments

The examination includes sixteen instruments – Guzheng, Erhu, Dizi, Pipa, Yangqin, Ruan, Liuqin, Gaoyin Sheng, Zhongyin Sheng, Gaoyin Suona, Zhongyin Suona, Hulusi, Guanzi, Cello, Double Bass and Percussion.

Four levels

The Examinations are categorised into four levels.

Basic Level (Grade 1 to 3)

• One set study piece incorporating scales
• Two solo music pieces, to be selected from a list of four

Intermediate Level (Grade 4 to 6)

• One set study piece incorporating scales
• Two solo music pieces, to be selected from a list of four

Advanced Level (Grade 7 to 8)

• One set study piece incorporating scales
• Two solo music pieces, to be selected from a list of four

Examination For Certificate In Professional Performance

• Three music pieces