Grade 1 Piano ABRSM
Grade 1 Piano Performance Pieces 21/22
Below is a demonstration of all 9 pieces from the current 21/22 syllabus. Your teacher will help you select a programme that is varied and suits your strength and developmental needs. There is a list of additional pieces suggested by ABRSM that can be played in place of these pieces which include some duet options with the teacher.
Grade 1 Piano Scales
The examiner will ask the candidate the play a selection of scales from the following lists. Scales should be part of your daily practice routine and using scales can be a great warm up before working on studies and pieces. The video below is a demonstration of the Grade 1 Piano scales valid from 2021 onwards. Use the playback speed function on YouTube to slow the video down if you would like to view fingering at a slower pace.
In the section of the exam, the candidate will be asked to play a short excerpt of music previously never seen before.