Piano exams put performance at the heart of the exam. Each grade has a wide choice of repertoire that covers all the key skills required at that level. Our tunes are written to reflect popular rock styles and inspire improvisation.
Rockschool is about playing the styles of music you enjoy. Our specially written tunes develop the key skills, styles and techniques you need so you can play the hits of today, yesterday and tomorrow. This pack contains the tunes from Grade 1 in the Entry Zone. This is for those of you who are building up confidence in the fundamentals of playing. Includes CD with full performance of all tunes plus practice ear tests.
Rockschool graded examinations follow a holistic approach, due to the way that the underpinning knowledge integrates each section of the exam. This enables a better flow, and a more meaningful experience for candidates. A summary of the running order for each type of exam – Grade Exam and Performance Certificate – is given below, followed by a more detailed description of each section.
Rockschool Grade Exams follow a set running order, which is as follows:
• 3 performance pieces
• Technical exercises
• Sight reading or improvisation & interpretation
• Ear tests
• General musicianship questions