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The May to July deadline is 8 April

A Rockschool Piano Grade is the assured route to improving your playing ability, expanding your knowledge and ensuring a truly solid foundation for your future development: both technically and theoretically. Develop as an accompanist, soloist, sight-reader and improviser, whilst practising and performing to professional backing tracks.

New Piano Syllabus for 2015

Our new Piano Syllabus is out now! Here's what you need to know...

Rockschool 2015 Piano is the essential syllabus for contemporary pianists and keyboard players. Created with the modern pianist in mind, the 2015 syllabus allows you to develop as an improviser, sight-reader, soloist and accompanist. Rockschool Piano will equip any aspiring pianist with the knowledge needed to perform within the dynamic world of popular music.

Stage to Stadiums

Featuring repertoire from artists such as Rihanna, Ed Sheeran, Queen, Coldplay, Adele, Beyonce and film and stage productions such as Wicked, Skyfall and Schindler's List, you are guaranteed to find a wealth of opportunities to develop in your chosen areas


In order to both create and accompany within contemporary styles, a fundamental knowledge of chord voicings is crucial. The 2015 piano syllabus will ensure you develop a vast, working vocabulary of chord voicings in a logical, structured way.

Digital Downloads – Now available!

Download your favourite Rockschool Guitar titles directly from the RSL Shop to use instantly on your smartphone, tablet, desktop and laptop. Learn more.

Classics to Contemporary

The 2015 syllabus ensures you can choose the styles that you wish to develop from three groupings: Rock & Pop, Jazz, Blues & Soul and Film & Musical Theatre, at a pace that suits you.

Free Choice Pieces

In addition to the six pieces on offer in our Grade Books, you are also able to choose two Free Choice Pieces. Learn more.

UCAS Points

For Grades 6, 7 and 8, you can supersize your university application, with up to 30 UCAS points awarded to musicians wanting to progress to university. Learn more.


Completing a Rockschool Piano Grade is a rewarding experience, we'll get you on your path to success in no-time. To get started, simply grab your Piano book from the shop.

Piano Syllabus

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Piano Syllabus (5.3MB, .pdf)

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Dates & Fees

Next exam period: 1 May – 31 July
Closing date: 8 April
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Exam fees: £34.00 - £92.00
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