Piano Grades for The Modern Pianist

The Rockschool Piano syllabus is an essential resource for contemporary pianists: with 9 levels of piano grades, all abilities are covered.

Created with the modern musician in mind, it equips all aspiring pianists with the knowledge needed to confidently perform within the dynamic world of popular music.

Why Rockschool Piano?

Ability to Specialise

For every piano grade you can plot your stylistic specialism, helping you to develop an in-depth understanding of the type of music that appeals to you most, whether this is pop, rock, metal, blues, country, funk, latin, jazz, reggae or film & musical theatre – the choice is yours.

Exciting Repertoire

The Rockschool piano repertoire provides students with an expansive song choice, from a diverse range of genres, including tracks from Beyonce, Adele, Ray Charles, Coldplay and many more. With 9 levels of piano grades, all abilities are covered

Understanding Harmony

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

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Download all of your backing tracks for your piano practice: examples, performances and practice materials directly from our online store. On our stores you'll find all you need to pass your piano exam.

Piano Syllabus

Get a copy of the syllabus:

PIANO 2015 SYLLABUS GUIDE (For candidates taking the 2015-2019 Piano syllabus within the crossover period (up to Period B 2020))

Piano Syllabus (2016 Edition)

PIANO 2019 SYLLABUS GUIDE (For candidates taking the newest Piano syllabus (Released 2019))

Piano Syllabus (2019 Edition)

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