Over the years, hundreds of budding and aspiring bassists have taken their official Rockschool grade bass 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 bass 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 Rockschool bass syllabus is available to purchase in our Bolton town centre store. Pop in, say hello or call 01204 522908 for more details.
Rockschool Bass Exams: FAQs
What’s the difference between a grade exam and performance certificate?
Graded bass 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 bass exams at Booths?
Candidates can enter for Rockschool bass exams online in the entry section or through Booths Music.
How do I get to Booths Music?
Booths is located in Bolton town centre along Churchgate. Our postcode is BL1 1HU.