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Hi all

 

I live in the UK and I'm thinking of taking a guitar exam. I've been playing basic electric rhythm guitar (although I have pro-level keyboard skills) for a long time and I want a structured motivation to improve my playing, as this is mainly a solo hobby. There appear to be three organisations providing exams: Trinity Guildhall, London College of Music and Rockschool. Does anyone have experience of these and could offer advice?

 

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I'm only familiar with the British exams by way of reading a few guitar oriented magazines published in your country.  I would think you could get a better idea of which organization is the best suited to your needs by going online and looking at their lessons and, if any are supplied, their sample exam questions.  Other than that, for the hobbyist player, I doubt there is enough difference between the three groups to make any real difference in your skills.  My understanding is the exams are simply quality control issues related to getting what you paid for from any organization claiming to be a school.  

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