International qualifications

Cluster School is a Trinity College of London Registered Exam Centre (no. 52914), and offers graded exams and diplomas for a wide range of instruments and singing, qualifications fully recognised both internationally and across Europe.


Exams take place once a year.

Since June 2013, over 300 Cluster students have taken Trinity Exams (from Initial to Grade 8) gaining high marks both in Classical and Rock&Pop Music.

Trinity Exams are not mandatory for Standard Course students.
If you wish to enter for an exam, you must inform your teacher as soon as possible, so we can verify your eligibility and level.

Trinity Exams are mandatory for pre-academic courses

Exams can be taken by children, teenagers, adults for the following music courses:

  • Classical Piano
  • Rock&Pop Piano
  • Jazz Piano
  • Classical Guitar
  • Rock&Pop Guitar
  • Jazz Guitar
  • Rock&Pop Singing
  • Rock&Pop Bass Guitar
  • Rock&Pop Drums
  • Classical Flute
  • Jazz Flute
  • Classical Clarinet
  • Jazz Clarinet
  • Classical Saxophone
  • Jazz Saxophone

About Trinity College of London

Trinity College of London is a prestigious British Exam Board that has been providing assessments around the world since 1877. Their qualifications are recognized and respected across a unique spectrum of communicative skills, from English language to music, drama and arts activities at all levels.
Trinity College has been assessing candidates for the last 130 years in over 60 countries all around the world. At the heart of our work is our attention to each candidate. Trinity exams and assessments are specifically designed to help students progress; to mark their achievement at each stage of their development and at all levels of competence, on a journey towards personal talent and individual skills.

Trinity College Exams

We offer Music Grade Exams and Rock & Pop Music and Singing Exams

Rock & Pop

Rock & Pop Trinity Exams in Bass Guitar, Drums, Guitar, Keyboards and Singing are unique in their kind and represent a great opportunity for rock and pop performers to be assessed through playing a vast repertoire of songs, carefully chosen and fully backed up with music arrangement.

Every exam has been allocated a level (grade 1-8) and a number of credits in the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).
Trinity provides each course with several books to support the students.

Music Grade Exams

Graded Exams are offered for classical and Jazz music, from Initial to Grade 9.

Music Grade Exams are available for: Piano, Bowed string instruments, Guitar, Keyboards, Organ, Brass instruments, Jazz Woodwind instruments, Percussion, Singing. Non mandatory Theory exams are available, at every level.

Cluster Music S.r.l
via Mosè Bianchi 96
20149 Milano
Tel. 02 87367858

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