Institute of Performing Arts and Heritage

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PRSSV, is the leading examination board dedicated to the support and promotion of World Music and Dance and was established in the UK in 1987. Our mission is to empower equality between Oral and non-Oral traditions and from Graded Examinations through to Diplomas, our qualifications are accredited by OCN Credit4Learning. All our syllabuses are validated and recognised to National academic standards.

Subject areas covered include Indian Music (both Carnatic and Hindustani subjects,) and Steel Pan. We have an overarching commitment to expand our provision for World Music and Dance as part of our ongoing growth, and currently developing syllabuses for Folk Dance, Dholak (Dholaki,) Bouzouki and Djembe.

To enrich the lives of the people we touch in our pursuit of excellence in performance, education, qualifications and heritage of World Music and Dance traditions.



Steel Pan


Heritage Skills

World Music & Dance