Piano for Leisure

Piano for Leisure explores popular repertoire including well-loved standards from the classics, jazz styles and arrangements of movie themes and popular songs.

Level 1 (Preliminary - 4th grade), Level 2 (5th - 8th grade) and Certificate of Performance.

 

Syllabus

First printed in 2011, this syllabus is published in the Manual of Syllabuses and is available as a digital download.

 

Series 1 can still be used with the current syllabus.

 

Grade books

 

Technical work

Candidates should consult the Piano for Leisure syllabus as well as the  Piano Technical Work, which contains all of the technical work and exercises for all grades. The technical work component of the syllabus is outlined in the syllabus of each grade.

 

Sight reading

Candidates should consult Piano Sight Reading, which contains exercises in sight reading suitable to prepare candidates for this section of the examination.

 

Recording & handbooks

Piano for Leisure Series 3 Recording & Handbooks, Piano for Leisure Series 2 Recording & Handbooks and Piano for Leisure Series 1 CD and Notes include recordings of grade book repertoire and information suitable to prepare candidates for the general knowledge section of the examination. Some recordings are also available as digital downloads online. Learn more.

 

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