Subjects & Levels

St. Cecilia examinations are offered for Pianoforte, Piano Duet, Piano Accompanying, Violin, 'Cello, Viola, Double Bass, Digital Piano, Modern Piano & Jazz, Singing, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Classical Guitar, Modern Bass, Contemporary Guitar, Drum Kit, Music Theory & Composition. Syllabuses for other instruments are currently being devised. The Certificate of Performing Arts (CPA) incorporates music, dance, language, speech and drama and is available at three levels - Bronze, Silver and Gold.

Most of these subjects are offered at the Beginner, Junior and Preliminary levels, as well as in eight grades and eight concert certificates. Recital Certificates are available at two levels. St. Cecilia Diplomas may be taken in Performance and Teaching as well as Research and Composition. The Certificate in Music Teaching is available for teachers who principally teach students at the elementary levels only.

Each examination syllabus contains a wide selection of pieces to ensure the examination is as individual and enjoyable as possible for each of our candidates. A diverse selection of Australian and New Zealand compositions is available and we are also keen to develop even more international content.

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