Featuring repertoire from artists such as Rihanna, Ed Sheeran, Queen, Coldplay, Adele, Beyonce and film and stage productions such as Wicked, Skyfall and Schindler's List, you are guaranteed to find a wealth of opportunities to develop in your chosen areas
In order to both create and accompany within contemporary styles, a fundamental knowledge of chord voicings is crucial. The 2015 piano syllabus will ensure you develop a vast, working vocabulary of chord voicings in a logical, structured way.
The 2015 syllabus ensures you can choose the styles that you wish to develop from three groupings: Rock & Pop, Jazz, Blues & Soul and Film & Musical Theatre, at a pace that suits you.
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I always give my pupils the choice of exam board when they approach me about exams, and every time they've picked Rockschool.
"RSL's Piano syllabus offers a thorough and wide ranging curriculum for the aspiring contemporary pianist ... you'll be covering every aspect necessary for developing a solid set of skills that are technically and stylistically relevant in today's fast moving and demanding music industry... Great Work.
I'm very happy to have found Rockschool, my pupils are so enthusiastic about the pieces and enjoyed their exams. Never before have I had a pupil text me after an exam, 'The exam was GREAT!'.