2012 Syllabus - Out Now!

For the Rockschool 2012-2018 Syllabus we have employed some of the most sought after professional musicians to ensure that our tunes are the most authentic on offer. Our pieces have been written and performed by top-flight session musicians who have worked with some of the biggest names in rock, metal and pop.

5 Key Features of the 2012 Syllabus

  1. WORLD CLASS MUSICIANS AND AUDIO PRODUCTION
    Recorded at one of the UK's top recording studios by Nick Davis, Producer (Genesis, XTC, Björk, Deep Purple)
  2. CLEARLY DEFINED STYLISTIC DEVELOPMENT
    Follow your preferred style choice through the grades
  3. FACT FILES AND WALKTHROUGHS
    Hints & Tips on the tricky parts of the tunes
  4. INCREASE OF FREE CHOICE ELEMENT
    You can now choose 2 Free Choice pieces in your Grade Exam and 3 for your performance certificate
  5. NEW & IMPROVED MARKING SYSTEM
    Easier to understand & teach

Books Available On Musicroom.com

The 2012 Syllabus books are available now at Musicroom.com

Videos

Here is a collection of videos taken during the recording of the new Syllabus.

Click to play 'Jason Bowld - Razorhead' Jason Bowld - Razorhead
(3m 30s)
Click to play 'Charlie Griffiths - The Pants Era' Charlie Griffiths - The Pants Era
(3m 2s)
Click to play 'Stuart Clayton - Thumb King' Stuart Clayton - Thumb King
(3m 6s)
Click to play 'Breaking New Ground' Breaking New Ground
(1m 27s)
Click to play 'The Making Of' The Making Of
(3m 3s)
Click to play 'Introducing Trailer' Introducing Trailer
(1m 25s)

Audio

Guitar

Click below to listen to the 2012 Syllabus Guitar sampler. The audio contains small snippets from each grade.

Bass

Click below to listen to the 2012 Syllabus Bass sampler. The audio contains small snippets from each grade.

Drums

Click below to listen to the 2012 Syllabus Drums sampler. The audio contains small snippets from each grade.

Further Syllabus Information for Guitar, Bass & Drums

For more information on the 2012 Guitar, Bass & Drums Syllabus, visit rockschool.co.uk