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.
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.
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"RSL's Piano syllabus offers a thorough and wide ranging curriculum for the aspiring contemporary pianist ... you'll be covering every aspect necessary for developing a solid set of skills that are technically and stylistically relevant in today's fast moving and demanding music industry... Great Work.