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2012 Guitar, Bass & Drums Grade Books

With the introduction of the 2012 Guitar, Bass & Drums Syllabus, candidates have the choice of 2 Syllabuses (the Vocals, Piano and Band Based Keys Syllabuses remain untouched). The 2006-2012 Syllabus & the NEW 2012-2018 Syllabus. View Syllabus changeover arrangements below.

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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. The new Syllabus encompasses our 21 years of experience and grounding in rock and pop music education. The 2012 Grade books come with everything you need to take the exam, 2CD's with backing tracks and full mixes, walkthoughs for the difficult sections of the tunes and examples of the unseen technical tests.

2012 Grade Book Features

  • UCAS points at Grades 6-8
  • Fully accredited throughout the UK
  • Specialist professional writers & top session musicians
  • Plot your stylistic specialism through the grades
  • Free choice piece element in your exam 

Find out more about the 2012 Syllabus

Buy Grade Books

Rockschool Grade Books are available online (click here) and from the following retailers:

Bentley Music | The Guitar Store | Guitar Collection | Harmony Music Centre | LS Music | SL Gift Music Centre | Muziksistem | Hollywood |