JLG Guitar Tuition - Rockschool Guitar Exams


I can also offer students the option of taking the Rockschool exams if they prefer. The main difference in these exams is that they are more rock orientated i.e., covering the essentials of playing Rock guitar i.e., Power Chords,
Rockschool offers exams in Guitar, Bass, Drums, Vocals and Popular Piano from Debut up to Grade 8. (I can offer Bass and Guitar Exams) If you woudl like to take a Rockschool Exam - have a look at the syllabus book here


What are the Rockschool Guitar Exams...?











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Band Exams are fo
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r players who want to perform as a band. This exam is taken with all three instruments, Drum
Nine examination Grades are available ranging from Debut Grade (for beginners) up to Grade
Which Exam to take - Rockschool or RGT...?
I can understsand if it seems a bit daunting trying to decide which of the exams to take i.e, RGT or Rockschool. In ways they are similar although Rockschool exams do focus more on sight reading compared to the RGT. If you are unsure or would like more infor on either of these types of exam, please dont hesitate to get in touch and I will do my best to advise and point you in the right direction...:)
8 (for aspiring professiona
For more detailed information take a look at the Rockschool website
l musicians) and further onto various Diploma's etc...
s, Bass
The closest examination Centres in Northern Ireland are:
Belfast - Institute Of Contemporary Music (view website and info)
Lisburn - Lisburn School Of Music (view website and info)
and Guitar play
Examination Levels
ing the parts from the books together, as a group. The designated Band exams are Grades 3, 5 and 8.


There are 3 types of exam:






Grade Exams


A performance of either three pieces from the Rockschool syllabus book or two pieces from the book and one free choice piece.
Technical exercises
A choice of sight reading, improvisation and interpretation or a Quick Study Piece
Ear Tests
General Musicianship tests
Grade Exams are for students who want to develop performance and technical skills. A graded examination is made up of the following components:











Performance Certificates are for players who want to focus on performing a range of styles and can be taken at any grade. Players will o
Band Exams
nly play pieces in this type of exam.


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