Rockschool tells us that their 2012–2018 syllabus is available to download now piece by piece from Musicroom.com – so you only pay for what you need. Here's the details in their own words...
Rockschool prides itself on offering students and teachers a choice of materials to use in exams. Now they are offering teachers and students even more choice by making all Exam Pieces and sections of their latest grade books available to download individually online. To view the material, search for 'Rockschool digital' at Musicroom.com and browse by grade or instrument using the navigation bar on the left of the page. Those already familiar with the syllabus can search for specific pieces by simply typing the song title and 'Rockschool' into Musicroom's search box e.g. 'Bonecrusher Rockschool'. Particular sections of a grade book can also be searched for e.g. 'Rockschool Digital Drums Grade 1 Ear Tests'.
Each Exam Piece, which includes a PDF file containing the TAB as well as audio, comprising a full mix and a backing track, can be downloaded for £2.99. The grade book sections, including Technical Exercises, Ear Tests, Sight Reading, Improvisation & Interpretation and Quick Study Pieces, vary in price from £1.99 to £2.50. They also include PDFs and backing tracks where appropriate. Get downloading at Musicroom now!
Rockschool is the leading accredited provider of rock and pop exams worldwide and offers Graded Music Exams, Diplomas and Vocational Qualifications that are practical, flexible and fun. Founded in 1991, they run qualifications for thousands of musicians in the UK, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australasia. Rockschool has been independently and fully accredited by the UK government through Ofqual, DCELLS and CCEA since 2002. Their graded qualifications are also accredited by SQA Accreditation in Scotland. In 2010, all its qualifications were successfully re-accredited on the QCF. In the UK Rockschool has over 500 exam centres and more than 4500 instrumental teachers registered.
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