London College of Music (LCM), at the University of West London, is the largest specialist music and performing arts institution. It is situated in the UK. They offer an exciting range of advanced courses, respected worldwide and offered with creativity and passion.
London College of Music Examinations is an international examinations board offering graded and diploma qualifications in music, drama and communication. These Music Exams are held across a large network of exam centers worldwide. They are unique in the graded examinations world in being awarded by a university.
Indeed, London College of Music Examinations are globally recognized and fully accredited by Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). They are also renowned & known by other education authorities in many nations around the world. Further, it also offers UCAS points towards university entry at Grades 6-8. Students attaining LCM Advanced Level music qualifications (grades 6, 7 and 8), in both practical and theory subjects, receive UCAS tariff points as an award. For Higher Education music courses, practical music grades have always been an important factor in the application process. With the introduction of these qualifications to the UCAS tariff, value of music education finds credit across all subject areas. Admissions staff often looks favorably on students with practical music exam qualifications, as they indicate motivation, self-discipline and organizational skills.
London College of Music (LCM) offers grade music exams for a wide range of instruments. They also offer grade exams for singing, from Early Learning Levels to Grade 8. Applicants perform three (or sometimes four) pieces, and technical work including scales and arpeggios, exercises or orchestral extracts. They also choose two supporting tests from a selection including sight reading, aural, musical knowledge and improvising.
Along with their overall grade, they are marked on specific musical components. Thus it gives feedback in detail to help with their ongoing learning. The assessments of the pieces are made on the basis of three distinct components:
- Notational Accuracy and Fluency: the observation and realization of the notes and any other details in the musical score
- Technical Facility: the ability to control the instrument effectively with things such as tone, breath control and articulation
- Communication and Interpretation: interpretation of music and the way it conveys a sense of contextual understanding and audience engagement
DRAMA, COMMUNICATION & MUSIC THEATRE
London College of Music (LCM) offers a choice of qualifications for students of
Lorraine Music Academy®’s students appear for periodic music exams conducted by London College of Music (LCM). We conduct these exams in our Music Learning Centers in Gurgaon, National Capital Region of Delhi, India.
Grade Exams & Certificates are available for: