We're running an Online Music Festival on 25th and 26th August!

For the first time in our history, we'll be running a Rockschool Online Music Festival on 25th and 26th August, and we want YOU to get involved! Read on to learn more about this amazing opportunity to take centre stage from the comfort of your own home by sending us videos of you performing your favourite Rockschool tracks.

So what's the deal? I thought music festivals were cancelled this year?

Our Online Music Festival will run for two days on Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th August across our website and social media. It will be free to attend and will not require a sign up. Simply head to our Facebook and Instagram for two days of great entertainment!

Who's performing?

You are! We want to display just how talented all of the students and teachers who use Rockschool materials are, so we'll be uploading your performances of Rockschool tunes on our social media over the course of the online festival. We just need you to send us your performances, and the fun can begin!

Sounds good! I'm interested in performing. What sort of thing should I send in?

That's really up to you! Ideally a live performance of several songs that's over 15 minutes in length but no longer than 40 minutes would be great. Think of it as a mini concert with a setlist of songs that are united in some way, whether that's through the genre of music, the Rockschool grade, or a more general overall theme. If you want to play five Rockschool love songs, that's perfect! Or maybe you want to cover songs by R&B artists, or 90s popstars, or songs that all begin with the same letter. As long as your performance is killin' and your recording is decent quality, we'd love to hear from you.

Okay, I'm sold. But how will I record my performance?

High quality audio and visual recordings are fantastic, but don't stress too much about this. Take a read of the tips on our Video Exams page to optimise your footage.

Once you're happy with your performance, please email it to marketing@rslawards.com no later than 12th August!

If the file is too big to send as an attachment, you can upload your file to WeTransfer.com and send us a download link so we can easily download your performance. Simples.

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Send us your performance and you could star alongside Harry Churchill on our social media!

I've sent you my performance. Now what?

Now wait! We'll sift through the submissions and decide which performances will suit our online music festival. Once we've decided on the running order, we'll be in touch to hand out artists' passes which can be shared across your own social media to get your friends and family involved.

What if I haven't heard from you?

We'll do our best to get back to you, but due to the high volume of applicants it may not be possible to share all performances across our social media this time around. However, we always keep videos on record for future occasions, so it's likely we'll use your performance at a later date in some capacity.

Anything else I should know?

We'll be running our Virtual RSL On Tour webinars on one stage so you can catch up on anything you've missed from the series so far. You can sign up for the remaining few sessions here.

We'll also be holding a competition with a VERY exciting prize. More on that soon...

Get in touch and send us your performance today!

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