Rockschool Announce New Acoustic Syllabus Scholarship With Takamine

We're pleased to announce that Rockschool have partnered with Takamine, the leading maker of fine acoustic and electro-acoustic guitars to launch a brand new Acoustic syllabus scholarship for aspiring acoustic guitarists.

Launching in September 2016, the Rockschool Acoustic syllabus scholarship will reward, recognise and support outstanding academic achievement throughout the UK, targeting the key skills and theoretical understanding that is essential to the development of any aspiring acoustic guitarist. Rockschool are incredibly proud to partner with such a giant of the acoustic guitar market. Takamine's consistent dedication to quality and the hard working musicians that it supplies make them an ideal partner for our Acoustic syllabus scholarship. Nik Preston | Head of Product Development and Publishing at RSL The Rockschool Acoustic syllabus scholarship will award the first four candidates to achieve a Distinction at grades 1, 3, 5 or 8. To celebrate their achievement, Takamine will be awarding an acoustic guitar to each of the scholarship winners. Winning scholars will also receive their next grade exam for free, the Grade 8 scholar will gain free entrance onto the Rockschool Level 4 Performance Diploma. The scholarship opens in September 2016. Discover more:


For more than half a century, Takamine has proudly dedicated itself to the art of fine guitar craftsmanship. It’s longstanding devotion to innovation and continual improvement has placed it among the world’s premier acoustic guitar makers, with truly fine instruments that are the first choice of performing guitarists everywhere. Discover more: