Rockschool Drums Grade 7

Rockschool Drums Grade 7


Drums Grade 7

The Grade 7 Drum exam is for candidates who have developed advanced technical control and have a thorough grasp of extended stylistic techniques. At Grade 7 this is shown through mature stylistic conviction, execution of rhythmic complexity, mature and creative stylistic solo and improvisation work as well as a commanding sense of communication and performance. There are two types of exam available at Grade 7, Grade Exam or Performance Certificate.

Key Features at: Grade 7

  • Broken 16th-­note rolls, 32nd­-note rolls, ‘Amen Break'
  • Single strokes developed, paradiddle­-diddles, Pataflafla, single and double ratamacues, 7­ and 9­-stroke rolls, Stylistic Studies
  • Playback and performance skills