Established in 2017, the Chinese Instrumental Music Grading Examinations is a partnership between The TENG Company (TENG) and Confucius Institute, Nanyang Technological University (CI-NTU).

The Examinations are structured as a systematic and progressive grading system, which will help schools, parents and instructors better assess their children’s and students’ progress in mastering Chinese instrumental performance.

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2023 Registration is now closed

The registration for the Chinese Instrumental Music Grading Examinations 2023 is now closed. Candidates will receive the notification of their examination details in end-October by normal post.

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Chinese Instrumental Music Grading Examinations

25 November - 8 December 2023

The main objectives of the Examinations are to:

  1. Set up an examination system that will be recognised and accepted by academic and music institutions in Singapore and abroad.
  2. Establish a coherent and consistent set of guidelines for a systematic training of various Chinese musical instruments.
  3. Promote appreciation and education of Chinese music in Singapore and the region.

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