Acoustic Guitar

There are eight RGT@LCM Acoustic Guitar grades, plus two introductory levels, four performance diplomas and three teaching diplomas.

The standard graded exams consist of a performance of two pieces, fingerboard knowledge, musical knowledge, accompaniment and aural assessment.

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What’s in the exam

Pre-Grade 1

Exam content

Initial:

  • Fingerboard knowledge
  • Performance

Preliminary:

  • Fingerboard knowledge
  • Performance
  • Aural assessment

 

Grades

Exam content

  • Fingerboard knowledge
  • Performance
  • Musical knowledge
  • Accompianiment
  • Aural assessment
Performance Awards

Exam content

Initial and Preliminary:

  • Rhythm study
  • Melodies

Levels 1 & 2:

  • Rhythm study
  • Fingerstyle study
  • Melody

Levels 3, 4 & 5:

  • Rhythm study
  • Pieces

Levels 6, 7 & 8:

  • Pieces

 

 

DipLCM

Exam content

  • Performance
  • Programme notes
ALCM

Exam content

  • Performance
  • Programme notes

 

 

LLCM

Exam content

  • Performance
  • Programme notes

 

 

FLCM

Exam content

  • Performance
  • Programme notes

 

DipLCM Teaching

Exam content

  • Fingerboard knowledge
  • Lesson
  • Presentation
  • Discussion
ALCM Teaching

Exam content

  • Essay
  • Lesson
  • Presentation
  • Discussion
  • Chart reading
LLCM Teaching

Exam content

  • Dissertation
  • Lesson
  • Presentation
  • Discussion
  • Chart reading