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    I've played guitar for over six years now and specifically classical guitar for five of them, i used to have lessons but stopped as i started concentrating more on schoolwork

    While I never did any exams, I was playing around a grade 5 standard and I think I could have realistically done grade six

    Do Universities still value this or do I need to have grades in order for it to count on a personal statement? If anyone has any idea or personal experience I would be really grateful

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    If you're just putting it in as a hobby rather than a critical part of your entrance (eg. you're not applying for music where grades are a prerequisite) then I would just say 'playing to grade 5 standard' and then whatever else you'd like to write about it. Unless you need grades for your application you'll be fine.
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    Thank you! that helps a lot.. just wasn't sure whether they would want proof or not
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    (Original post by jordan12341)
    Thank you! that helps a lot.. just wasn't sure whether they would want proof or not
    No, I doubt they'll care. If they do want proof you've only said you play to that standard so all you could really do is send a recording of you playing something grade 5... saying you're that standard does not imply you've taken the grade.
 
 
 
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