Schools and Exam Music

Faber Music publishes an imaginative range of titles by some of the UK’s most experienced and influential authors in music education. Our songbooks, teachers’ guides, methods, Spotlight series of mini-musicals and cantatas, confidence-boosting handbooks and choral titles have firmly established our reputation in the classroom, at pre-school, primary and secondary level.

Our catalogue includes a huge range of support materials for pupils taking examinations, technical books with CDs such as Paul Harris’ Improve! series and progressive repertoire in varying styles from Pam Wedgwood, John Kember, Andy Hampton and many others. The success of these publications is underlined by the many music examination boards and educational institutions that select and adopt them worldwide. Since 2007 Faber Music has partnered with The Sage Gateshead and leading children’s charity Youth Music, developing and publishing the supporting resources for the music Manifesto’s National Singing Programme, Sing Up. This innovative scheme is designed to encourage and enable school children of all ages to sing, and has proven extremely popular with schools throughout the nation.


Faber Music also distributes materials by third parties including the
ABRSM and Trinity Guildhall examination boards. These products are available here.

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Improve Your Aural! Grade 6 and 7-8 Answers

Improve Your Aural! Grade 6 and 7-8 Answers

By popular demand, Faber Music is delighted to announce the addition of Grade 6 and Grades 7-8 in the Improve Your Aural! series. Designed to take the fear out of aural, these workbooks with CD focus on all the elements of the aural test through fun listening activities, boxes to fill in and practice exercises. A range of interconnected activities help develop the ear, including singing, clapping, playing the instrument, writing music down, improvising and composing. They help fulfill all AB Read more

Paul Harris: Improve Your Teaching! Clinic

Paul Harris: Improve Your Teaching! Clinic

Would you like to: Re-energise your teaching? Explore ideas and discuss teaching issues with one of the UK's leading educationalists? Have a more hands-on approach to training to complement your professional development? Share experiences with other colleagues in a relaxed environment, away from the hustle and bustle of the busy day? ..... and improve your teaching? What is is? Some of you may have attended a workshop, lecture or in-service training with the reknowned music ed Read more

Improve Your Sight-Reading: New Edition

Improve Your Sight-Reading: New Edition

Improve your sight-reading!, the best-selling series by renowned educationalist Paul Harris, has been helping students improve their reading ability and pass exams for over a decade. With over a million copies sold across the series, it has impacted on the musical lives of countless young musicians as they refine this vital skill. The ability to sight-read is so important; it will help you learn new pieces more quickly and make playing with others more enjoyable. Master this skill and you’ll Read more

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Improve Your Aural! Grade 6 and 7-8 Answers

By popular demand, Faber Music is delighted to announce the addition of Grade 6 and Grades 7-8 in the Improve Your Aural! series. Designed to take the fear out of aural, these workbooks with CD focus on all the elements of the aural test through fun listening activities, boxes to fill in and practice exercises. A range of interconnected activities help develop the ear, including singing, clapping, playing the instrument, writing music down, improvising and composing. They help fulfill all AB Read more

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