JDNZ

Jazz, Hip Hop and Contemporary Exams
NB: Exams are optional

 

2017 JDNZ Exams have now been completed.

2018 information will be posted early next year.

Entry Forms:

Exam Dates:

Entries Due:

Fees: We do not invoice for exam fees – these are just to be paid if wishing to enter.

Examiner:

Extra Lesson Timetable:

Conditions of Entry:

  • Attend required weekly lessons:
    • Students Pre Grade to Grade 2 Jazz need to reguarly attend one exam class per week. during terms 1, 2 and 3.
    • Students Grade 3 – Grade 6 Jazz need to reguarly attend one exam class per week during terms 1, 2 and 3 and  are advised to take at least one ballet class or jazz extension class alongside their regular jazz lesson.
    • Students from Pre Major Jazz and up are required to regularly attend one exam class per week during terms 1, 2 and 3 and at least one other lesson. A Ballet class and/or Jazz Extension class is advised at this level.
    • Hip Hop and Contemporary students need to regulary attend one exam class per week during terms 1, 2 and 3.
  • Students must reach exam standard – teachers will advise.
  • All students entering JDNZ Jazz exams will be required to attend a minimum of 6 extra lessons in term three. There will be an additional fee of $60 for these lessons. Extra lessons for some grades may start in term 2.
  • All Students entering JDNZ Hip Hop and/or Contemporary exams may be required to attend extra lessons – your teacher will advise.
  • All students entering JDNZ exams will be required to attend their Mock Exam.
  • Students may be required to attend private lessons at the request of their teacher.
  • Timetables are set by JDNZ. We make the request to hold our exams for Ladbrooks students on the Saturday of exam weekend (at Ladbrooks Hall), however can not be in control of the full timetable. Exams for all other students are held at our Papanui studio.
  • If you can not guarantee being available on ALL dates above, please do not be disappointed if you end up unavailable for you exam time.
  • No refunds will be given for change of mind or if you can not attend your exam time.
  • If a student is unwell or injured on their exam day, a medical certificate will be required in order to organise a credit with JDNZ.
  • If you would prefer for your child to sit an in-school run assessment instead of an exam, please talk to your teacher.
  • No entries will be accepted if any term fees or other payments are outstanding.
  • No entries will be accepeted without the completed entry form and full payment or entry fees.
 Entry Fees:

Prices include examination fee set by the JDNZ, mock exam and all exam day related costs.

Please check with your teacher if you are unsure of your level.

JAZZ LEVEL JAZZ EXAM FEE
HIP HOP LEVEL HIP HOP EXAM FEE
CONTEMP. LEVEL CONTEMP. EXAM FEE
Pre Grade  $ Junior Bronze  $ Junior Bronze  $
Grade 1  $ Junior Silver  $ Junior Silver  $
Grade 2  $ Junior Gold  $ Junior Gold  $
Grade 3  $ Intermediate Bronze  $ Intermediate Bronze  $
Grade 4  $ Intermediate Silver  $ Intermediate Silver  $
Grade 5  $ Intermediate Gold  $ Intermediate Gold  $
Grade 6  $ Senior Bronze  $ Senior Bronze  $
Pre Major  $ Senior Silver  $ Senior Silver  $
Major  $ Senior Gold  $ Senior Gold  $
Intermediate  $ Advanced Bronze  $ Advanced Bronze  $
Advanced $ Advanced Silver  $ Advanced Silver  $
 Advanced 2 $ Advanced Gold  $ Advanced Gold  $

 

General Examination Information