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Vocals

Internationally recognised Vocals Grades for rock, pop and R&B vocalists

Rockschool Vocals Grades will equip you with the music theory and technique you need to take your singing to a higher level.

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.

Dates & Fees

Rockschool Vocals Grades are here to add resonance to your natural talents and project you onto the stage.

Plot Your Stylistic Specialism

For every Vocals Grade you can plot your stylistic specialism, meaning you'll develop an in-depth understanding of the style you love.

Free Choice Pieces

Sing your favourite tracks in your exam; metal, indie, rock, prog… the choice is yours!

Popular Repertoire

Our Vocals books feature 96 hit songs from the world's biggest recording artists including; Rihanna, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson, Ed Sheeran, David Bowie and many more.

Steps

Completing a Rockschool Music Grade is a rewarding experience, we’ll get you on your path to success in no-time.
To get started, simply grab your Music book from the shop.

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Start Rockschool Vocals Now!

To start Rockschool Vocals, you’ll need a Rockschool book. Most people start with Grade 1, and work their way up through the Grade books and exams.

 

 

Can I transpose the songs? Tips for teachers:

  • Candidates may present songs from the corresponding male/female grade syllabus – these are treated as accepted benchmarked repertoire and not as Free Choice Pieces
  • Candidates may transpose songs into different keys in order to suit their vocal range, so long as all other outcomes (eg. melodic and rhythmic content, lyrics, tempo, length etc.) remain the same. Candidates must supply a transposed backing track which is the same as the official RSL backing track with no further adaptations but transposed into the new key. Again these are treated as benchmarked repertoire and not as Free Choice Pieces
  • Technical Exercises must be performed as per the male/female syllabus selected overall (ie. it is not possible to ‘mix and match’ exercises from both syllabuses). However, the stipulated starting notes and backing tracks for technical exercises (which are often different for each gender) can be delivered at any octave to suit individual ranges
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The Rockschool Vocals Syllabus

The course content for Rockschool Vocals is listed in the syllabus guide, starting at Grade 1 all the way up to Grade 8.

Vocals Syllabus (780KB, pdf)

For information on sitting a Vocals Diploma Exam please go to the Performance Diploma page.

Vocals Diploma Information

Book an Exam

To book an exam, please contact your local AMEB state office.

Contact State Office
Find out how to book an exam