Rock School

Beginning Feb 2021

Rock School

Level 1

Rockschool is a graded assessment pathway for students interested in specialising in contemporary music. It is assessed by the Australian Music Examinations Board.

Rockschool Level 1 is a full year course that prepares students for the Debut and Grade One Levels. Classes will focus on all five elements of examinable material: performance pieces, technical exercises, improvisation and sight reading, ear tests and general musicianship.

Pre-requisites: nil

Exam is optional. 

Modality: Online 

Course Length: 38 Weeks

Course Structure:

- Weekly Tutorial

- Lecture Notes & Online Resources

- Weekly video feedback

- 1 x monthly individual session (10 in total - in person or online, location depending)

- Cost: $280 per term

- Terms and Conditions

Beginning Feb 2021

Rock School

Level 2Level 2

Rockschool Level 2 follows on from the concepts learned in Level 1 and builds on them to develop greater skills in contemporary playing.

Rockschool Level 2 is a full year course that prepares students for the Grade 2 Level. Classes will focus on all five elements of examinable material: 

performance pieces, technical exercises, improvisation and sight reading, ear tests and general musicianship.

Pre-requisites: minimum 12 months of contemporary tuition.

Exam is optional. 

Modality: Online 

Course Length: 38 Weeks

Course Structure:

- Weekly Tutorial

- Lecture Notes & Online Resources

- Weekly video feedback

- 1 x monthly individual session (10 in total - in person or online, location depending)

- Cost: $280 per term

- Terms and Conditions

F.A.Qs

What is Contemporary Piano?

Contemporary piano is a chord-based approach to learning.

 

Where traditional, or Classical, piano tuition leans to a melody-first approach, contemporary tuition is a harmony-first approach.

It's all about chords, chord progressions, timing and technique.