Jazz Exams
NB: All exams are optional



Exam Dates: Friday August 17th – Sunday August 19th




Extra Lesson Timetable for Jazz Students:

  • Ladbrooks Grade 5 NZAMD Jazz
    • Held at Ladbrooks hall on Saturdays July 7th, 21st and 28th and August 4th and 11th from 3:00pm – 4:00pm
    • Mock extra and final extra lesson held at the Papanui studio on August 12th – time TBC
    • NB: The exam will most likely be held at the Papanui studio on Friday August 17th

2017 Examiner: TBC

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

Entry Form: Entries are now closed. Late entries may be accepted with a late fee. Please contact the office for details.

Entries Due: Friday May 4th


Conditions of Entry:

  • Attend required weekly lessons:
    • Jazz students in Rosette Pre Grade 3 need to reguarly attend one exam class per week during terms 1, 2 and 3
    • Jazz students Grade 3 – Elementary Jazz need to regualry 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.
    • Jazz students in Intermediate and up are required to reguarly 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.
    • Ballet students are required to attend at least two lessons per week of examination work during terms 1, 2 and 3
  • All students entering NZAMD Jazz exams will be required to attend a minimum of 5 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. If you are not able to attend a set extra lesson time – please contact the office to organise a possible alternative.
  • If there are only one or two students sitting an exam level – these students will either have the choice to travel to another location for their 5 extra lessons (e.g. Papanui students attend a Ladbrooks lesson for the $60 fee) or they may organise private lessons for a higher cost -which will be worked out purely to cover teachers time etc.
  • All students will be required to attend their Mock Exam.
  • Students must reach exam standard – teachers will advise.
  • Timetables are set by our staff in conjunction with NZAMD. We prefer hold our exams for Ladbrooks, Lincoln and Oaklands 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 NZAMD.
  • 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 accpeted without the completed entry form and full payment or entry fees.

Entry Fees:

Prices include examination fee set by the NZAMD, mock exam and all exam day related costs – $15 admin fee, $5 music fee, $5 studio/hall hire and $5 miscellaneous costs

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

Exam Level  Jazz Exam Fee Ballet Exam Fee
Grade 5 $92.00 N/A
Pre Elementary N/A $96.00
Elementary N/A $112



General Examination Information