Piping – Practical – Grades 1-8

Grade 1 

  • Notes on Practice Chanter
  • Grace notes on High G and High A
  • Set Pieces
  • Aural tests and sight reading
  • Note values, Treble Clef

Grade 2

Strikes

  • G, D, & E gracenotes
  • The Tachum or Scotch Snap
  • Doublings on High A & High G
  • Doublings, Half Doublings & High A Doublings on E, F, C, B & Low A.
  • Doublings on C & B followed by an E gracenote
  • Set Pieces
  • Aural Test and sight reading
  • Note values, Treble Clef

Grade 3

  • Throw and all Doublings and Strikes on D
  • The Birl
  • Grips
  • Throws to B and C
  • Set Pieces
  • Aural test and sight reading
  • Note values, Treble and Bass Clefs

Grade 4

 

Grade 5

 

Grade 6

 

Grade 7

Grade 8