Learn to play the Piano with a Professional

Chris Rolinson BMus(Hons)  CertEd(Dist)  DipLCM  DipVCM(Hons)  PMEPTA  APRS

Exams

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Exams can be a really useful way of measuring your progress on the piano. 

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The word "exam" may initially put you off, but all you are really doing is performing in front of an audience of one person, the examiner.

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For most piano exams, you simply prepare a few pieces - there may also be some exercises to play and there are usually a few questions to answer and a few other short items. There is absolutely nothing to be afraid of and I will prepare you as thoroughly as I can before you take any exams.

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I use the London College of Music exams - their syllabi and courses are first rate and up-to-date, as well as accredited within the National framework, as well as accepted around the world. 

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Their Jazz/Pop/Rock piano exams in particular are very popular, especially with adults, although many of my students choose to do both classical and jazz/pop/rock together.

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Here is a breakdown of my Exam results since 2007...

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Number of Entries: 322


Distinctions (a mark of 85%+): 276
Merits (a mark of 75%+): 42
Passes (a mark of 65%+): 4
Fails (a mark below 65%): 0

(Last updated - July 2019)

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It is important to bear in mind that while exam results are not the be-all and end-all of learning to play piano, you may feel that they may nonetheless provide some guide as to the quality of teaching.

Latest News

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Currently full - contact me via email for likely availability during late 2019

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Recordings

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My albums of relaxing piano music are now available online.

Visit my website at www.chrisrolinson.com for more information

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