Latest exam updates

Practical Session 2 Update – Germany

We appreciate how much the cancellation of our exams has affected learners and we’re working hard on solutions to ensure they can gain their qualifications at the earliest opportunity.

Provided travel and COVID restrictions remain lifted, we will open a booking period from 11 August– 21 August September with exams to be held November - December. We will continue to keep this under review as our ability to accept bookings remains conditional on the restrictions continuing to be lifted. An update to Applicants will be announced as soon as we can and our Representatives will provide further guidance in due course. We are looking forward to providing candidates with exams again and thank you for your loyalty and support at this difficult time.

Women in leadership: an interview with Alice Farnham

Until 2013 a woman had never conducted the last night of the BBC Proms. Only three women in the last 30 years have been principal conductors of British orchestras. Less than 10% of the conductors represented by artist managers are women.

Alice Farnham, conductor and Artistic Director of Women Conductors at the Royal Philharmonic Society, talks leadership, the role of a conductor and how Women Conductors is addressing the current gender imbalance on the podium.

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