Rockschool Ukulele Course Debut (Group)

The Rockschool Ukulele syllabus is an ideal introduction to developing stringed instrument technique in a contemporary music setting, whilst introducing students to Rockschool’s world renowned range of stylistically appropriate and relevant supporting tests. Each grade includes full ensemble backing tracks and duet arrangements, providing students with the opportunity to perform as both accompanists and soloists.

Rockschool Ukulele Debut course will take reference from the Rockschool Ukulele Debut book which contains everything you need to pass your Debut exam (optional). Featuring a truly diverse range of contemporary repertoire from some of the world's most iconic artists, including Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars & Bob Dylan. You will be guided through every aspect of the exams as well as learning all the 6 songs in the book in both picking and strumming technique. Play along to a backing track either on lead on rhythm or play in a band setting if you are in a group class.

Suitable for:

  • Total beginners aged 7yrs and above
  • Anyone who is keen to learn picking and strumming
  • Even if you are not planning to take the exams

    Format & Fees:
    10 weeks duration • One hour per week • Minimum 4 to start • Max 6 students per class • Includes $260 course fee and $20 registration fee • Textbook* $35 included. Instrument not included 

    *Textbook compulsory requirement if you are taking exams.

    Download syllabus info here 
    More about Rockschool Exams, Courses and Books here
    More about Rockschool Ukulele here



    All classes will be held at Upstairs by UM (2, Kitchener Road, #02-87, Singapore 200002) unless stated otherwise.

    Upstairs by UM Google map here.

    Why Rockschool Ukulele?

    Intro to Composition

    The huge array of ever-evolving styles in contemporary music can often seem as daunting as it is appealing. The Ukulele syllabus is a perfect introduction to popular songwriting and composition in a variety of styles and genres


    Featuring repertoire from artists such as Taylor Swift, Adele, Pharrell Williams, Bob Dylan, U2, David Bowie, Bill Withers, The Who, Pearl Jam, Radiohead, Coldplay, The Killers, Biffy Clyro, Bruno Mars, Jess Glynne, Jason Mraz, George Ezra and James Bay

    Duet Arrangements

    The Ukulele syllabus incorporates duet arrangements, at every grade, that allow each candidate to perform in a duet or ensemble setting, either with their teacher or fellow students

    Globally Recognised Stars

    The professionally produced accompanying audio at each grade features performances from renowned session musicians and a guest appearance at Grade 3 from global rock star, Ryan Fletcher from the UK band Lawson.

    Free Choice Pieces

    In addition to the 6 pieces on offer in each of our Grade Books, you are also able to choose two Free Choice Pieces. Learn more

    Digital Downloads

    Instantly download your Ukulele book, individual tracks or supporting tests. The RSL shop allows student and instructor to use their favourite Rockschool titles on their desktop, tablet or smartphone.