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​Chinese Instrumental Grading Examinations

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In partnership with The TENG Company, Confucius Institute will be conducting the Chinese Instrumental Grading Examinations between the last week of November 2017 and the first week of December 2017.

The main objectives of the Examinations are:

1. To set up an examination system that will be recognised and accepted by academic and fine arts institutions in Singapore and abroad.

2. To establish a coherent and consistent set of guidelines for facilitating systematic training of various Chinese musical instruments.

3. To promote appreciation and education of Chinese music in Singapore and the region.

The Examinations' syllabus includes these 16 instruments in the Chinese orchestra: Guzheng, Erhu, Dizi, Yangqin, Pipa, Ruan, Liuqin, Gaoyin Sheng, Zhongyin Sheng, Gaoyin Suona, Zhongyin Suona, Hulusi, Guan, Cello, Double Bass and Percussion.

The Examinations are divided into 8 grading levels (Grade 1 to Grade 8) and an Advanced Performance level. They are open to all members of the public and overseas candidates are welcome to register!

Registration details will be released in May 2017. Please stay tuned! ​

For enquiries on grading examination matters, please call us at 96488771.​​

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