How many songs are in Rockschool vocal syllabus?

Performance Pieces REPERTOIRE Rockschool publishes more than 90 established hits associated with top international vocalists for use in the vocal exams. Individual books are available at each grade (1-8) and these are split into male and female with six songs in each.

Why do you want to be a Rockschool singer?

Why Rockschool Vocals? For every vocal grade students can plot their stylistic specialism, helping to develop an in-depth understanding of the type of music that appeals to them the most, whether this is pop, rock, metal, blues, country, funk, jazz or reggae.

What are the grades for the Rockschool exam?

All Rockschool exams at Grades 6, 7 and 8 are awarded UCAS points ,which are vital currency for all university applicants. In addition to the 6 pieces on offer in each of our Grade Books, students are also able to choose two Free Choice Pieces that can serve as performance pieces for the exam. The criteria for each grade can be found here.

What kind of exam is Grade 1 vocals?

The Grade 1 vocals exam is for candidates who have mastered the key basic skills in vocal performance. There are two types of exam: Grade Exams and Performance Certificates. Please see the ‘Examinations’ section on page 3

What are the songs for Rockschool grade 8?

Candidates must prepare a total of three pieces for a Grade Exam and five pieces for a Performance Certificate. The six songs at grade 8 are: Female. Etta James – At Last; Moulin Rouge! – Sparkling Diamonds; Alicia Keys – Empire State Of Mind (Part II) Broken Down; E rma Franklin – (Take A Little) Piece Of My Heart

What do you need to know about vocals in Grade 8?

VOCALS – GRADE 8. At Grade 8 you can develop a range of skills and techniques including blues inflections, vocal falls and grace notes, vocal agility and improvisational feel. In the exam you’ll play a set list of three songs and demonstrate your playback or improvising skills. You can find out more about the exam by downloading…

What do you get out of Rockschool for vocals?

You’ll earn an internationally recognised qualification by performing songs chosen from a huge repertoire, expanding your vocabulary as a vocalist and developing your voice. Rockschool Vocals Grades are here to add resonance to your natural talents and project you onto the stage.