At the Initial exam, you can learn to play power chords and blue notes. You’ll perform three songs and choose your Session skill – Improvising or Playback.
The Initial Guitar songbook includes everything you need for the exam – sheet music for six songs, performance tips, technical support and guidance on Session skills, together with a CD of demo and backing tracks.
At Grade 1, you can learn about strumming patterns and how to play a shuffle accompaniment. You’ll perform three songs and build on your Initial Session skills.
At Grade 2, you can learn about playing a riff and about up-strokes and down-strokes. You’ll perform three songs and build on your Grade 1 Session skills.
At Grade 3, you can learn about accents and how to play arpeggiated chords. You’ll perform three songs and build on your Grade 2 Session skills.