Composition

There are four LCM Composition grades (2, 4, 6 and 8) and three diplomas.

For the standard graded exams, candidates must submit original compositions, settings and arrangements.

Please see the syllabus for full details of the requirements for each grade or diploma.

 

Syllabus Validity

Please note the current Syllabus for Composition Grades, Composition Diplomas and Diplomas by Thesis 2016-2021 has been extended until further notice. 

What’s in the exam

Grades

Exam content

Grade 2:

  • Original composition
  • Setting
  • Arrangement

Grades 4, 6 and 8:
See the syllabus for full content.

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ALCM

Exam content

  • Portfolio

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LLCM

Exam content

  • Portfolio

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FLCM

Exam content

  • Portfolio

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