Acoustic Guitar

The Benchmark for Acoustic Guitarists

Whether you’re taking your first steps on guitar or moving into further/higher education, a Rockschool Guitar Grade will not only improve your playing ability, but expand your technical proficiency and give you a solid grasp of music theory – all whilst learning some of the most iconic tracks from the world of popular music.

Why Rockschool Acoustic Guitar?

Hand-Picked Popular Repertoire

For Acoustic Guitar we've hand-picked tunes from some of the world's biggest artists across a diverse range of genres to provide students with an expansive song choice to use in their exam and for their own enjoyment.

Acoustic Mastery

Rockschool Acoustic is designed for all types of aspiring guitar players. At each grade there are four session-style songs featuring recorded vocals, and two instrument-specific solo guitar arrangements.

UCAS Points

Rockschool Acoustic Guitar Grades carry huge rewards. For Grades 6, 7 and 8, you can enhance your university application, with up to 30 UCAS points awarded at Grade 8.

Unrivalled Industry Relevance

As with every Rockschool syllabus, Acoustic Guitar combines unrivalled industry relevance with academic credibility, giving students a wealth of technical, stylistic and theoretical knowledge that’s second to none.

Free Choice Pieces

In addition to the 6 pieces on offer in each of our grade books, students are also able to choose two Free Choice Pieces for their exam. The criteria for each grade can be found on our website.

Digital Downloads

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

Acoustic Guitar Syllabus

For full details on each grade, please download the complete syllabus document below.

Acoustic Syllabus (239KB, .pdf)

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Dates & Fees

Next exam period:

07 November 19 - 15 December 19

Next Closing Date

23 October 19

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Exam Fee

£40.00 - £97.00

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