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RSL Acoustic Guitar Exams at Booths

Over the years, hundreds of budding and aspiring guitarists have taken their official RSL grade acoustic guitar exams and performance certificates at Booths Music; you could too simply by going through the easy to follow entry process.

Required amplifiers for the Rockschool guitar exams are provided here at Booths. Amps are also supplied for the allowed practised period prior to the start of the exam. Higher grade candidates should specify during the application process if they wish to bring their own amp.

The latest RSL acoustic guitar syllabus is available to purchase in our Bolton town centre store. Pop in, say hello or call 01204 522908 for more details. You can also get in touch with us via our homepage contact form

RSL Acoustic Guitar Exams: FAQs

What’s the difference between a grade exam and performance certificate?

Graded acoustic guitar exams currently consist of 3 prepared performance pieces (2 of which can be free choices) and technical work as well as unprepared sight reading or improvisation, ear tests and musicianship questions. Performance certificates consist of 5 performance pieces (3 of which can be free choices). Both types of exams are accredited and receive UCAS points.

When can I take my Exam and how much will it cost?

Examinations take place in 3 periods each year; periods A, B and C. Candidates should specify which period they wish to book into during the application process. The cost of each exam depends on the grade and whether it is an individual or band assessment. Click for a full list of dates and costs. 

How do I enter for guitar exams at Booths?

Candidates can enter for RSL guitar exams online in the entry section.

How do I get to Booths Music?

Booths is located in Bolton town centre along Churchgate. Our postcode is BL1 1HU.

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