ABRSM is the UK’s largest music education body, one of its largest music publishers and the world’s leading provider of music exams, offering assessments to over 650,000 candidates in over 90 countries every year.

ABRSM’s mission is to inspire achievement in music.  In partnership with the Royal Schools of Music, ABRSM supports high quality music-making and learning around the world.

Dubai College is proud to be the ABRSM representative in Dubai, a position the college has held since 1980.  Dubai College is also Dubai’s main ABRSM examination centre for both practical and theory exams. 

In 2019, nearly 3200 candidates sat ABRSM exams in Dubai.  Five ABRSM examiners from the UK observed practical exam candidates play a variety of instruments ranging from harps to trombones!

In 2020, ABRSM launched a new set of exams, Performance Grades, which are based on a pre-recorded video performance and available to students in Dubai.

Further information about ABRSM, including details of exams and how to register, can be found on the website www.abrsm.org


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