Rockschool 2015 Piano - Out September 7thPlus

At Rockschool, we believe all pianists should have access to a practical, industry relevant and engaging contemporary piano syllabus. Rockschool 2015 Piano is the essential syllabus for all aspiring contemporary pianists.

As with all Rockschool syllabi, the 2015 Piano syllabus has been created with practicality and industry standard conventions in mind. The new syllabus ensures that contemporary pianists can develop as accompanists, soloists, sight-readers and improvisers, whilst having the opportunity to practise and perform to professional backing tracks.

Featured Artists

  • Ray Charles
  • Jamie Cullum
  • Beyonce
  • Rihanna
  • Adele
  • Coldplay
  • The Beatles
  • Ellie Goulding
  • Diana Krall
  • Elton John
  • Ed Sheeran
  • David Bowie


  • Sight-reading tests
  • Improvisation and interpretation tests
  • Stylistic studies at Grades 6, 7 and 8
  • Technical Exercises: scales, arpeggios, chord voicings and vocabulary
  • Ear tests: melodies, chord voicings and progressions
  • General musicianship questions

Exam Dates

Exams Begin in October with entry closing on Thursday October 1st.