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National Averages for 2016

Includes marks from Winter (Dec 2015-Jan 2016), April (2016), Spring (May-Jun 2016), and Summer Sessions (Aug 2016).

Practical Examinations by Discipline



Accordion
Level Average Mark
Level 1 80
Bassoon
Level Average Mark
Level 1 93
Level 2 90
Level 4 83
Level 6 81
Level10 86
Clarinet
Level Average Mark
Level 1 86
Level 2 85
Level 3 81
Level 4 81
Level 5 77
Level 6 80
Level 7 81
Level 8 75
Level 9 69
Level 10 75
Grade 10 Split: Repertoire 30.5
Grade 10 Supplemental: Orch Excerpts 7
ARCT Performers 81
Double Bass
Level Average Mark
Level 2 88
Level 3 81
Level 6 80
Level 7 83
Level 8  87
Level 10 75
Euphonium
Level Average Mark
Level 1 81
Level 2 85
Level 4 81
Level 8 72
Flute
Level Average Mark
Preparatory 89
Level 1 86
Level 2 84
Level 3 83
Level 4 80
Level 5 80
Level 6 79
Level 7 77
Level 8 75
Level 9 81
Level 10 78
Level 10 Supplemental: Tech Req 9
Grade 10 Split: Repertoire 27.5
ARCT Performers 85
French Horn
Level Average Mark
Level 2 94
Level 4 82
Level 6 81
Level 8 86
Level 9 75
Level 10 87
Guitar
Level Average Mark
Preparatory 80
Level 1 80
Level 2 78
Level 3 76
Level 4 75
Level 5 75
Level 6 75
Level 7 72
Level 8 71
Level 9 72
Level 10 67
Grade 10 Supplemental: Sight Reading 6
Grade 10 Split: Repertoire 43
Grade 10 Split: Tech, Orch, Ear & Sight 23
ARCT Performers 60
Harp
Level Average Mark
Level 2 85
Level 4 82
Level 6 78
Level 8 83
Level 10 83
Oboe
Level Average Mark
Level 1 86
Level 2 92
Level 4 85
Level 6 86
Level 8 83
Level 9 80
Organ
Level Average Mark
Level 7 81
Level 8 80
Level 9 82
Level 10 87
Level 10 Supplemental: Sight Reading 5
Level 10 Supplemental: Tech Req 12.5
ARCT Performers 78
Percussion
Level Average Mark
Level 1 85
Level 2 83
Level 4 81
Level 6 75
Level 8 81
Level 9 88
Level 10 90
Piano
Level Average Mark
Preparatory A 87
Preparatory B 85
Level 1 82
Level 2 81
Level 3 79
Level 4 79
Level 5 77
Level 6 77
Level 7 77
Level 8 75
Level 9 77
Level 10 75
Level 10 Split: Repertoire 42
Level 10 Split: Tech, Ear & Sight 33
Level 10 Supplemental*: Ear Tests 9
Level 10 Supplemental*: Sight Reading 11
Level 10 Supplemental*: Tech Req 21
ARCT Performers 75
Elementary Piano Pedagogy 78
Intermediate Piano Pedagogy 77
Advanced Piano Pedagogy Practical 62
Advanced Piano Pedagogy Viva Voce 75
Licentiate 83
Recorder
Level Average Mark
Level 1 74
Level 4 84
Level 6 88
Level 8 94
Level 9  86
Level 10 74
Saxophone
Level Average Mark
Preparatory 89
Level 1 84
Level 2 84
Level 3 86
Level 4 78
Level 5 76
Level 6 73
Level 7 77
Level 8 72
Level 10 55
Level 10 Split: Tech, Orch, Ear & Sight 50
ARCT Performers 90
Speech & Drama
Level Average Mark
Preparatory 87
Level 1 84
Level 2 86
Level 3 86
Level 4 85
Level 5 85
Level 6 86
Level 7 84
Level 8 84
Level 9 86
Level 10 86
ARCT Performers 86
ARCT Teachers 81
Trombone
Level Average Mark
Level 2 84
Level 4 86
Level 6 78
Level 8 84
Level 10 77
Trumpet
Level Average Mark
Preparatory 89
Level 1 90
Level 2 87
Level 3 85
Level 4 81
Level 5 81
Level 6 82
Level 7 86
Level 8 82
Level 9 87
Tuba
Level Average Mark
Level 1 85
Level 2 84
Level 6 88
Level 8 86
Viola
Level Average Mark
Level 1 91
Level 2 88
Level 3 81
Level 4 82
Level 5 76
Level 6 75
Level 7 79
Level 8 79
Level 9 70
Level 10 70
Level 10 Split: Repertoire 45
Violin
Level Average Mark
Preparatory 84
Level 1 84
Level 2 81
Level 3 79
Level 4 78
Level 5 77
Level 6 77
Level 7 75
Level 8 75
Level 9 76
Level 10 76
Level 10 Split: Repertoire 39
Level 10 Split: Tech, Orch, Ear & Sight 36
Level 10 Supplemental: Tech Req 15
Level 10 Supplemental: Ear Tests 6
Level 10 Supplemental: Orch Excerpts 7
Level 10 Supplemental: Sight Reading 8
ARCT Performers 81
Violincello
Level Average Mark
Preparatory 85
Level 1 83
Level 2 82
Level 3 82
Level 4 79
Level 5 78
Level 6 77
Level 7 74
Level 8 78
Level 9 78
Level 10 80
Voice
Level Average Mark
Preparatory 89
Level 1 84
Level 2 83
Level 3 82
Level 4 82
Level 5 80
Level 6 80
Level 7 81
Level 8 80
Level 9 80
Level 10 82
ARCT Performers 80
*Students seeking to improve their official mark for Level 10 may take up to three supplemental examinations. Please check your syllabus for details.

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Theory Examinations



Subject Average Mark
Preparatory Rudiments 95
Basic Rudiments 89
Intermediate Rudiments 87
Advanced Rudiments 87
Introductory Harmony 76
Basic Harmony 75
Intermediate Harmony 69
Advanced Harmony 69
History 1: An Overview 79
History 2: Middle Ages to Classical 76
History 3: 19th Century to Present 80
Elementary Piano Pedagogy Written 72
Intermediate Piano Pedagogy Written 78
Advanced Piano Pedagogy Written 75
Analysis 77
Counterpoint 73
Grade 1 Speech History & Literature 78
Grade 1 Speech Tech & Theory 84
Grade 2 Speech History & Literature 81
Grade 2 Speech Tech & Theory 77
Grade 3 Speech Tech & Theory 82