Trinity College London face-to-face exams and digital exams at Planet drum
Face to face exam dates at Planet drum: 21st of January 2024 (Rock and Pop) 18th of February 2024 (Rock and Pop) 10th of March 2024 (Rock and Pop) 24th of March 2024 (Rock and Pop) 21st of April 2024 (Rock and Pop) 5th of May 2024 (Rock and Pop) 19th of May 2024 (Rock and Pop) 16th of June 2024 (Rock and Pop) 23rd of June 2024 (DK) 30th of June 2024 (Rock and Pop) 14th of July 2024 (Rock and Pop) 28th of July 2024 (Rock and Pop) 11th of August 2024 (Rock and Pop)
Planet drum is Trinity College London's main Rock & Pop exam centre, so you can take the exams right here in our Islington studios.
REAL SONGS Play the music you love with our huge range of hit songs spanning all contemporary styles. Choose your set list from the eight songs in our new graded songbooks, play a song of your own choice, or perform one you've written yourself.
REAL SKILLS Develop the improvisation and playback session skills that professional musicians need. Showcase your technical skills in a real-life context through our technical focus songs, and demonstrate your ability to deliver a compelling live performance.
REAL PROGRESS Achieve your goals with an externally regulated and internationally recognised qualification. Trust the 140-year heritage Trinity brings to contemporary music, and benefit from marks and comments on your performance from Trinity's expert examiners.
Develop your skills and technique while learning to play some of the greatest rock and pop music ever written. You can take Rock and Pop exams in drums, keyboard, singing, guitar and bass. You'll perform a set of three songs for the exam, along with one of the Session Skills assessments - either Playback or Improvising.
You can take the classic exams in drums, acoustic guitar, saxophone and trumpet. You'll perform two pieces in the exam, as well as technical work such as drum rudiments. You'll also choose two supporting tests from a selection including sight reading, unpitched aural, musical knowledge and improvisation.
How can i book my digital music exam?
You can book your Rock and Pop digital exam on the Rock and Pop website, click here.
You can book your drumkit and classical music exam on the Trinity website, click here.
Please check if there is an Arsenal match on the day of your exam at Planet drum, as this may delay your journey time.