Electronic Keyboard & Organ

Change to Electronic Keyboard and Organ syllabus arrangements

Effective immediately, Trinity’s Electronic Keyboard and Organ syllabus will no longer operate with an end date. The current syllabus will remain valid indefinitely, and any necessary planned updates communicated at least 12 months in advance.

Trinity will continue to increase the repertoire available to candidates through a continual programme of new publication releases. This will include a diverse range of exciting exam books, individual digital downloads, ebooks, anthologies and more. Most repertoire and technical pieces will remain indefinitely*. Advance notice of new publication releases will be available on the Electronic Keyboard and Organ webpages and the shop.

This innovative change in approach to our music exam syllabuses will make our exams accessible to more people, provide a rich and cumulative repertoire to choose from, and encourage candidates to continue performing the music they love for as long as they wish.

*copyright and territory dependent

Your performance. Your choice.

Build authentic skills
Build the specific skills used by keyboardists, including playing with a range of instrument voices in time with accompaniment patterns, and developing an understanding of common scales, modes and chord progressions. Explore the technical possibilities of your instrument, and develop skills that are also relevant for learning piano and Rock & Pop keyboards.

Explore diverse repertoire
Discover pieces across a variety of styles and genres - including popular classics, show tunes, film themes, jazz, folk and world music - and develop your technique through performing a wide range of music

Benefit from industry expertise
Use the syllabus, supporting books and online resources, developed with electronic keyboard specialists, to explore our exams and see where they can take you.

We offer electronic keyboard exams from Initial to Grade 8, and organ exams from Grade 1 to 8. The Initial exam acts as an introduction to the exam system for new performers.

The Electronic Keyboard & Organ 2019-2022 Syllabus

  • Wide ranging repertoire lists covering a variety of styles, including popular classic, show tunes, film, jazz, folk, and world music.
  • Instrument-specific technical work is a hallmark of Trinity exams. Exercises help to develop awareness of chords and chord progressions, as well as arpeggio agility. The sequencing exercise at Grades 6-8 allows learners to explore the technological features of the instrument.
  • A range of books is available including repertoire books for initial to Grade 8, featuring specially arranged pieces and original compositions. Sound at Sight: Grades 6-8 offers a range of sight reading pieces providing invaluable practice and exam preparation.

Further information

Full details (including our procedures, syllabus requirements, what to expect, and what to bring with you) can be found in our Information & Regulations.

Information & Regulations

 

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