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Vocals Grade 7 Exam



In this exam, our automated examiner SARA will ask you to perform your 5 chosen pieces. Includes a free mock exam.

Exam accredited & recognised internationally: Yes

Qualification Credits:
Qualification Number: 603/4581/0
Level: Level 3 Diploma
Total Credits: 27
EQF Credits: 4
RQF Credits: 3

Certificate: Yes
Exam duration: 30 minutes
Time to complete exam from purchase: 3 months

About the exam:
This exam is a performance exam concentrating on Pieces only. Students will get feedback on their performance with helpful suggestions from a professional singer, performer and verified examiner. Includes a free mock exam.

What do I need to perform: (For marking parameters, refer to the syllabus in the link above)
5 songs with a short introduction to each. 3 minutes – 6 minutes each song, with a backing track or live accompaniment
Time Signatures accepted: All time signatures
Range and Register: Up to a 14th (minimum 1 octave) frequent changes between low and high registers with fast changes
Melodic Composition: A more challenging intervallic melody shown throughout with Leaps of an octave and over are more
Rhythmic Values: A variety of all rhythms with increasing complexity than previous grades
Dynamics: All dynamics
Phrasing/Articulation Ornamentation: Increasing variation and complexity, melisma and rap can be used, effects may be used such as
growls and scream

Song ideas that you can use:

Female artists:

  • Black Velvet – Alannah Myles
  • I’ll Be There – Jess Glynne
  • Hello – Adele
  • Bring Me To Life – Evanescence
  • Empire State Of Mind – Alicia Keys
  • I’ll Never Love Again – Lady Gaga
  • You’ve Got The Love – Florence And The Machine
  • If I Were A Boy – Beyoncé
  • Cuz I Love You – Lizzo
  • Don’t Wanna Fight – Alabama Shakes

Male artists:

  • Cry Me A River – Michael Buble
  • Train Wreck – James Arthur
  • Life On Mars? – David Bowie
  • Mirrors – Justin Timberlake
  • I can’t make you love me – Bon Iver
  • Own it – Stormzy (ft. Ed Sheeran & Burna Boy)
  • Believer – Imagine Dragons
  • Someone You Loved – Lewis Capaldi
  • Let’s Fall In Love For The Night – Finneas
  • Somebody To Love – Queen

Materials used: No materials – you will be expected to perform all songs from memory.

Endorsee: Nik West

Comparative exams:

  • RSL – Performance Certificates, vocals grade 7
  • LCM – Leisure Play, popular music vocals grade 7

Minimum system requirements:

  • A laptop or PC with screen (not available for mobile or tablets)
  • Browser: A current version of Chrome/Safari/Firefox/Edge
  • Internet: Stable wi-fi or Ethernet for best results. Download speed 5 Mbps – Upload speed 2 Mbps
  • Camera: Built in camera or external HD camera with microphone
  • Sound: Any speaker system that you can hear comfortably (not available for headphones)