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, Contemporary Guitar, Drum Kit, Music Theory & Composition.  The Certificate of Performing Arts (CPA) incorporates music, dance, language, speech and drama and is presently available at three levels - Bronze, Silver and Gold. Ensemble examinations, both Choral and Instrumental, are available at all grade levels as are Musicianship/Precision-Reading examinations.

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- First and Advanced. St. Cecilia Diplomas may be taken in Performance and/or Teaching as well as Research, Theory 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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