𝗖𝗢𝗡𝗚𝗥𝗔𝗧𝗨𝗟𝗔𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡𝗦 to junior music student, 𝗞𝗶𝗿𝗮 𝗛𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗼𝗿 (Grade 6), who successfully passed her recent Rockschool Graded Music Exam with aplomb.
𝗞𝗶𝗿𝗮 played a Contemporary Rockschool Grade 1 Performance Certificate Examination and aced it with Distinction.
𝘞𝘦𝘭𝘭 𝘥𝘰𝘯𝘦, 𝘒𝘪𝘳𝘢! 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘮𝘢𝘯𝘺 𝘮𝘰𝘯𝘵𝘩𝘴 𝘰𝘧 𝘥𝘦𝘥𝘪𝘤𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘥 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘴𝘪𝘴𝘵𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘱𝘳𝘢𝘤𝘵𝘪𝘴𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘩𝘢𝘷𝘦 𝘱𝘢𝘪𝘥 𝘰𝘧𝘧!
𝗖𝗢𝗡𝗚𝗥𝗔𝗧𝗨𝗟𝗔𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡𝗦 𝗧𝗢 Liso Sobantu, a senior music student in Grade 8, for passing his Rockschool Contemporary Practical Examination with a score of 94% (Distinction).
𝘛𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘦𝘹𝘢𝘮𝘪𝘯𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘰𝘸𝘴 𝘴𝘵𝘶𝘥𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘴 𝘵𝘰 𝘴𝘱𝘦𝘤𝘪𝘢𝘭𝘪𝘻𝘦 𝘪𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘪𝘳 𝘱𝘳𝘦𝘧𝘦𝘳𝘳𝘦𝘥 𝘮𝘶𝘴𝘪𝘤 𝘴𝘵𝘺𝘭𝘦, 𝘴𝘶𝘤𝘩 𝘢𝘴 𝘱𝘰𝘱, 𝘳𝘰𝘤𝘬, 𝘮𝘦𝘵𝘢𝘭, 𝘣𝘭𝘶𝘦𝘴, 𝘤𝘰𝘶𝘯𝘵𝘳𝘺, 𝘧𝘶𝘯𝘬, 𝘭𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘯, 𝘫𝘢𝘻𝘻, 𝘳𝘦𝘨𝘨𝘢𝘦, 𝘰𝘳 𝘧𝘪𝘭𝘮 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘮𝘶𝘴𝘪𝘤𝘢𝘭 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘢𝘵𝘳𝘦.
Liso has shown great improvement in technique, rhythm, coordination and musical understanding. In the examination, he performed eighteen Technical Exercises, three Chord Voicing Exercises, and three Performance Pieces.
Congratulations to senior music student, 𝗦𝗮𝗺𝗮𝗻𝘁𝗵𝗮 𝗖𝗵𝗮𝗿𝗹𝗲𝘀 (Grade 9), who successfully passed her recent Rockschool Practical Examinations with assurance!
Samantha played a Classical Rockschool Grade 4 Graded Certificate Examination and achieved 93% (Distinction).
𝘈 𝘊𝘭𝘢𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘤𝘢𝘭 𝘙𝘰𝘤𝘬𝘴𝘤𝘩𝘰𝘰𝘭 𝘎𝘳𝘢𝘥𝘦𝘥 𝘊𝘦𝘳𝘵𝘪𝘧𝘪𝘤𝘢𝘵𝘦 𝘦𝘹𝘢𝘮𝘪𝘯𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘳𝘦𝘱𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘴 𝘊𝘭𝘢𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘤𝘢𝘭 𝘮𝘶𝘴𝘪𝘤 𝘪𝘯 𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘪𝘵𝘴 𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘮𝘴, 𝘪𝘯𝘤𝘭𝘶𝘥𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘮𝘶𝘴𝘪𝘤 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘉𝘢𝘳𝘰𝘲𝘶𝘦, 𝘊𝘭𝘢𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘤𝘢𝘭 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘙𝘰𝘮𝘢𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘤 𝘦𝘳𝘢𝘴 𝘵𝘰𝘨𝘦𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘳𝘦𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘵𝘰𝘪𝘳𝘦 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘵𝘩𝘦 20𝘵𝘩 𝘢𝘯𝘥 21𝘴𝘵 𝘤𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘺.
Samantha mastered the key skills up to Grade 3 and subsequently acquired greater use of technique, more complex rhythms, co-ordination and musical understanding.
For the examination, she performed sixteen Technical Exercises (with legato feel), one Stylistic Study and three Performance Pieces presented as a continuous programme.
𝙎𝙖𝙢𝙖𝙣𝙩𝙝𝙖, 𝙩𝙝𝙖𝙣𝙠 𝙮𝙤𝙪 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝙮𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝙙𝙞𝙡𝙞𝙜𝙚𝙣𝙩 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙥𝙧𝙚𝙘𝙞𝙨𝙚 𝙬𝙤𝙧𝙠! 𝙀𝙭𝙘𝙚𝙡𝙡𝙚𝙣𝙩 𝙧𝙚𝙨𝙪𝙡𝙩!