The most iconic rock tracks... Rockschool Classics

Rockschool Classics feature a collection of iconic rock tracks from artists including AC/DC, Eric Clapton, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Oasis, Black Sabbath, The Police, U2, Foo Fighters, Snow Patrol, Metallica, Queens of The Stone Age and Jimi Hendrix.

The tracks have been devised for students to learn through the music they love with repertoire arranged and benchmarked with the key technical skills required at each Grade. Students can choose any of the tracks included in Rockschool Classics to play as Free Choice Pieces in their Grade Exam or Performance Certificate.

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The Books

Rockschool Classics Guitar

Rockschool Classics Guitar Covers

Rockschool Classics Guitar Grades 1–5 contain eight of the biggest rock tracks and Grades 6–8 Compendiums are new books which contain six arrangements of the biggest rock tracks from the past five decades. The tracks were previously included in the Hot Rock books which have now been rebranded Rockschool Classics and feature new covers.

Students can choose any two tracks from Rockschool Classics Grades 1–5 to play as Free Choice Pieces in their Grade Exam or three to play in their Performance Certificate.

Students can choose any of the two titles per grade from Rockschool Classics Grades 6–8 Compendiums to play as Free Choice Pieces in their Grade Exam or Performance Certificate.

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Rockschool Classics Drums

Rockschool Classics Drums Covers

Rockschool Classics Drums Grades 1–5 contain eight of the biggest rock tracks and Grades 6–8 Compendiums are new books which contain six arrangements of the biggest rock tracks from the past five decades. The tracks were previously included in the Hot Rock books which have now been rebranded Rockschool Classics and feature new covers.

Students can choose any two tracks from Rockschool Classics Grades 1–5 to play as Free Choice Pieces in their Grade Exam or three to play in their Performance Certificate.

Students can choose any of the two titles per grade from Rockschool Classics Grades 6–8 Compendiums to play as Free Choice Pieces in their Grade Exam or Performance Certificate.

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Why Rockschool Classics?

Academically Rigorous

Like all Rockschool syllabuses Rockschool’s Graded Music Exams have been designed with industry relevance, student engagement, and academic rigour as priorities. Every practical, theoretical and aural test has been written and developed by a panel of industry professionals and highly credited educators in order to give students an unrivalled level of academic grounding and understanding.

UCAS Points

For students applying for work or University many potential employers see graded music exams in a very positive light. Recognised qualifications demonstrate an ability to dedicate commitment to extra-curricular activities, providing evidence of versatility which many students find beneficial with UCAS applications and for university entrance interviews. For Grades 6, 7 and 8 you can enhance your university application with up to 30 UCAS points awarded at Grade 8.

Rockschool Qualifications

Rockschool advocates an open access approach to qualifications providing a range of syllabuses designed to accommodate a wide variety of candidates of different ages, experience and levels of achievement. Rockschool awards qualifications that are listed on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) in England and Northern Ireland by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). Rockschool is committed to maintaining and improving its reputation for excellence by providing high quality education and training through its syllabuses, examinations, music and resources.

Internationally Recognised

Music is a global language and a Rockschool Graded Music Exam is no exception. On completion of a Rockschool Graded Music Exam every candidate will have earned a globally recognised qualification which has been designed to improve opportunities to either higher education or the industry itself.

Digital Downloads

Instantly download your book, individual tracks or supporting tests. The RSL shop allows students and teachers to use their favourite Rockschool titles on their desktop, tablet or smartphone.

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