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National Averages for 2015

Includes marks from Winter (Dec 2014-Jan 2015), April (2015), Spring (May-Jun 2015), and Summer Sessions (Aug 2015).

Practical Examinations by Discipline



Clarinet
Level Average Mark
Level 2 83
Level 3 84
Level 4 83
Level 5 84
Level 6 81
Level 8 75
Flute
Level Average Mark
Preparatory 90
Level 1 87
Level 2 83
Level 3 83
Level 4 81
Level 5 81
Level 6 80
Level 7 75
Level 8 78
Level 9 78
Level 10 78
Guitar
Level Average Mark
Preparatory 83
Level 1 82
Level 2 78
Level 3 77
Level 4 76
Level 5 76
Level 6 74
Level 7 72
Level 8 72
Level 9 70
Level 10 74
Harp
Level Average Mark
Level 2 85
Level 4 85
Level 6 85
Level 8 86
Oboe
Level Average Mark
Level 4 82
Percussion
Level Average Mark
Level 2 81
Level 4 76
Piano
Level Average Mark
Preparatory A 87
Preparatory B 85
Level 1 83
Level 2 81
Level 3 79
Level 4 78
Level 5 77
Level 6 77
Level 7 77
Level 8 74
Level 9 77
Level 10 75
Level 10 Split: Repertoire 42
Level 10 Split: Tech, Ear & Sight 33
Level 10 Supplemental*: Ear Tests 7
Level 10 Supplemental*: Sight Reading 8
Level 10 Supplemental*: Tech Req 18
ARCT Performers 75
Elementary Piano Pedagogy 80
Intermediate Piano Pedagogy 75
Advanced Piano Pedagogy Practical 67
Advanced Piano Pedagogy Viva Voce 75
Licentiate 81
Saxophone
Level Average Mark
Level 2 82
Level 3 79
Level 4 80
Level 5 74
Level 6 75
Level 8 78
Speech & Drama
Level Average Mark
Preparatory B 85
Level 1 86
Level 2 85
Level 3 86
Level 4 85
Level 5 86
Level 6 83
Level 7 82
Level 8 84
Level 9 87
Level 10 85
Trombone
Level Average Mark
Level 4 81
Trumpet
Level Average Mark
Level 2 85
Level 4 82
Viola
Level Average Mark
Level 8 79
Violin
Level Average Mark
Preparatory 85
Level 1 84
Level 2 81
Level 3 80
Level 4 79
Level 5 77
Level 6 77
Level 7 76
Level 8 75
Level 9 78
Level 10 77
Level 10 Split: Repertoire 37
Level 10 Split: Tech, Orch, Ear & Sight 37
ARCT Performers 82
Violincello
Level Average Mark
Preparatory 83
Level 1 84
Level 2 84
Level 3 81
Level 4 81
Level 5 82
Level 6 81
Level 7 77
Level 8 79
Level 9 75
Level 10 77
Voice
Level Average Mark
Preparatory 89
Level 1 84
Level 2 83
Level 3 81
Level 4 81
Level 5 80
Level 6 79
Level 7 79
Level 8 79
Level 9 80
Level 10 80
ARCT Performers 82
*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 93
Basic Rudiments 88
Intermediate Rudiments 87
Advanced Rudiments 86
Introductory Harmony 73
Basic Harmony 75
Intermediate Harmony 70
Advanced Harmony 68
History 1: An Overview 79
History 2: Middle Ages to Classical 76
History 3: 19th Century to Present 79
Elementary Piano Pedagogy Written 75
Intermediate Piano Pedagogy Written 77
Advanced Piano Pedagogy Written 80
Analysis 69
Counterpoint 72
Basic Keyboard Harmony 84
Advanced Keyboard Harmony 84
Intermediate Keyboard Harmony 81
Grade 1 Speech History & Literature 81
Grade 1 Speech Tech & Theory 79
Grade 2 Speech History & Literature 81
Grade 2 Speech Tech & Theory 77
Grade 3 Speech Tech & Theory 82