Drumming – Practical – Grades 1-8

Grade 1

  • Single Strokes
  • The Paradiddle and Accented Paradiddle
  • The Long Roll (Open)
  • Set Pieces
  • Aural tests and sight reading
  • Note values, Treble Clef

Grade 2

  • The Triplet
  • The Duplet
  • Simple & Compound Duple Time
  • Compound Triple Time
  • The Flam and accents
  • The Closed Drag
  • Roll Movements; 5, 7, 9 Stroke Roll
  • Set Pieces
  • Aural Test and sight reading
  • Note values, Treble Clef

Grade 3

  • Accented Paradiddles
  • Flam Tap and Flam Paradiddles
  • Rolls, Paradiddles and Triplets
  • Thirteen Stroke Roll
  • Buzz Strokes
  • Set Pieces
  • Aural test and sight reading
  • Note values, Treble and Bass Clefs

 

Grade 4

 

Grade 5

 

Grade 6 

 

Grade 7