Resources for Piano

Access a range of resources to support piano teaching and learning, and for preparing for an exam using Trinity’s Piano Syllabus 2018-2020.

Technical Work

Exploring piano technical exercises: Grade 8 - Three by Three and Broadway Show

Watch performances of the Grade 8 technical exercises, 'Three by Three' and 'Broadway Show', given by lead senior . . .
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Exploring piano technical exercises: Grade 8 - Jazz Fusion

Watch performance tips on the Grade 8 technical exercise, 'Jazz Fusion', from lead senior examiner Peter Wild.
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Exploring piano technical exercises: Grade 8 - Interlace

Watch performance tips on the Grade 8 technical exercise, 'Interlace', from lead senior examiner Peter Wild.
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Supporting Tests

Example Piano Improvisation Test (stylistic stimulus): Grade 4

Watch an example of a Grade 4 candidate performing their improvisation test (stylistic stimulus).
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Example piano improvisation test (harmonic stimulus): Grade 5

Watch an example of a Grade 4 candidate performing their improvisation test (harmonic stimulus).
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Example piano improvisation test (harmonic stimulus): Grade 4

Watch an example of a Grade 4 candidate performing their improvisation test (harmonic stimulus).
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Pieces

Piano 2018-2020 piece showcase: Jones - Giga in A Minor

Watch a demonstration performance of Richard Jones: Giga in A Minor at Grade 6, with pianist Lorraine Liyanage.
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Free piano sample booklet

Explore a range of pieces and exercises from the syllabus in our Sample Booklet.
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Meet the composer: Kay Charlton

Read a Q&A with composer Kay Charlton, whose pieces feature in our piano syllabus.
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our Piano Exams

Exploring the piano syllabus: Foundation

Read a Q&A with lead senior examiner Peter Wild about Initial-Grade 3 of the piano syllabus.
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