Motivation Boost & Flexible Teaching Plans
Students can enjoy the pieces they like and teachers are no longer restricted on what they can teach students and exams can be conducted anytime.
Improvement Through Self-Evaluation
By recording the candidates best take, the candidates will go through multiple attempts of refining their performances.
An Alternative Exam
Teachers can use CBE as a valuable preparation for all music exams and auditions, CBE exams are professionally marked and constructive reports will be provided.
Through the online platform and our global outreach, the student’s level can be acknowledged wherever they go.
Valuable Performance Footage
Through pre-recorded video clips, the learning journey of the candidates will be documented, these videos can also be used as auditions for school applications and music competitions.
Pathway to Success
Outstanding students will have the opportunity to shine via our “Hall of Fame” and be featured in our music library. With our growing global audience, these candidates will have a chance to become the next global sensation.
The First Online Music Exam
Displaying the true ability of the candidates through pre-recorded video clips
Exams accessed online provide a universal benchmark with global outreach
Continually growing syllabus that currently contains over 20,000+ pieces from Classical to Pop
No More Time Restraints
Exams can be conducted and uploaded from your phone, at any time of the year
International Board Members & Quality Examiners
Governed by a board of highly reputable musicians & exams are marked by specialist examiners
Platform to Shine
Utilising video sharing platforms to deliver candidates’ performances to the world
Establishing a Universal Music Standard
Michelin Stars to Restaurants
IELTS to English…
Tailored for musicians and music students of all ages, we have created an easy online system.
1. Prepare 3 pieces from our extensive music library.
2. Film and upload from the comfort of your own studio.
3. Enrol in your exam and it will be marked by one of our experienced examiners.
More information please visit https://www.conbrioexams.com/
Violin Grade Preliminary - High Distinction
List A: “Highly developed sense of rhythm and fantastic control of notes. A most beautiful sound production and well-controlled articulation.”
List B: “Secure control of notes with appropriate choice of tempo and accurate rhythms. Excellent performance flair.”
List C: “High level of note accuracy with accurate timing and rhythm. A wonderful performance.”
Violin Grade 1 - High Distinction
List A: “An exceptional sense of personal expression. “
List B: “Phrasing of melody was mostly beautiful and there was a well developed sense of style.”
List C: “An engaging performance with excellent performance flair. “
Viola Grade Preliminary - High Distinction
“Flawless note execution and excellent rhythm and fluency. Beautiful, colourful phrases. Dynamics well noted. Excellent phrasing of melodies and a well developed sense of style. Melodies were beautifully phrased. “
Viola Grade 1 - Distinction
“Full of flair and confidence. Strong tonal awareness and articulation. Highly developed sense of rhythm and control of notes.”
Cello Preliminary - High Distinction
List A: “Fingers curved beautifully; dynamics project effectively; intonation is secure; an exciting performance.”
List B: “Posture developing beautifully; musically and dynamically shaped melodic line; flowing bow stroke.”
List C: “A lilting and energetic rendition; harmonic projected clearly; accents punctuated well; tuning is secure; a confident performance.”
Overall comment: “A very well prepared exam; technique is developing beautifully; you play very musically and well in tune; tone is strong and resonant.”
Cello Grade 1 - High Distinction
List A: "Fluently performed at a good tempo. Tone was overall clearly projected and dynamics were nicely contrasted. Clear articulations for the fortes. Rhythm and intonation secure."
List B: "Confident opening and again excellent tempo conveying the bright and energetic dance character. Lovely dynamics to secure rhythm and intonation."
List C: "Double stops clearly and evenly projected. An enjoyable performance with good attention to detail."
Overall comment: "Your work demonstrated excellent preparation in all sections for today. You are a musical boy with potential. Keep up the lovely work."
Cello Grade 2 - High Distinction
List A: "Fast strokes and string crossings were controlled and pitch was accurate."
List B: "This was a stylish and stately minuet with a warm tone displayed, due to a loose vibrato. Just lovely!"
List C: "Fast notes were performed accurately and the dance style was conveyed clearly in the bowing style. Well played!
Overall comment: "Your tone is strongly projected and vibrato is providing resonance and warmth. A promising player!"
Cello Grade 3 - High Distinction
List A: This was an enjoyable and generally accurate performance.
List B: The waltz rhythm was well conveyed, with some nice variety of articulation.
List C: This was played at a bright tempo with good rhythmic drive.
Overall comments: The performance was enjoyable generally. You have good developing technique and music skills.
Cello Grade 4 - High Distinction
List A: ”Melodies were beautifully phrased; beautiful tone and articulation”.
List B: “Flawless note execution and excellent rhythm and fluency.”
List C: “Well developed technique and excellent performance flair.”
Overall comment: ”It was a pleasure to hear your exam, well done! You are on the right rack, very good work!”
Piano Grade 4 - Distinction
List A: Good choice of tempo which was well maintained. The playing had good sense of rhythmic drive with well judged balance between the hands.
List B: Theme and Variations were played with good continuity.
List C: This list was played with rhythmic energy and good direction, and expressed the character.
Overall comments: Scales were prompt and fluent. Your pieces were well prepared, confident and fluent. Well done!
Piano Grade 5 - Distinction
List A: Showed rhythmic continuity and was well contrasted with dynamics.
List B: Well judged tempo for a waltz. Tonal balance in chords were well controlled. There was a nice contrast of moods int he different sections.
List C: The character of the music was well expressed with Spanish flavour evident. Cleanly executed on the whole and tonal levels were contrasted.
List D: A nice feeling for the style. A confident performance with a sense of musical flair.
Overall comments: Technical work was convincing on the whole. Lists have been prepared with awareness of the different styles and were performed confidently. Well done.
Piano Grade 6 - Distinction
List A: A musical performance in which the melodic line was expressive. Pleasing balance between the hands; the work flowed well.
List B: Pleasing contrasts in dynamic colour were appropriate and enhanced this assured performance. The style was nicely understood.
List C: There was a sincere communication of the musical content and an appreciation of the 'exotic' content.
Overall comment: Your playing was often assured with a nice sense of style, try to work on appreciating the importance of a sensitive approach to softer hands.