Piano Internationally recognised Piano Grades for contemporary pianists

A Rockschool Piano Grade is the assured route to improving your playing ability, expanding your knowledge and ensuring a truly solid foundation for your future development: both technically and theoretically. Develop as an accompanist, soloist, sight-reader and improviser, whilst practising and performing to professional backing tracks.

Rockschool 2015 Piano is the essential syllabus for contemporary pianists. Created with the modern pianist in mind, the 2015 syllabus allows you to develop as an improviser, sight-reader, soloist and accompanist. Rockschool Piano will equip any aspiring pianist with the knowledge needed to perform within the dynamic world of popular music.

Stage to Stadiums

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.

Classics to Contemporary

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.

Simple Steps Completing a Rockschool exam is a rewarding experience and we can get you on the path to success in no time. To get started, simply grab your book from the shop.

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The Rockschool Piano Syllabus Guide

The pieces which we’ve compiled as the course content for Rockschool Piano are listed in the syllabus guide, starting at Debut and going all the way up to Grade 8.