Rock & Pop music

Exams from initial to Grade 8 to get certified in Rock & Pop music from Trinity College, London.

Choose your instrument

– Bass

Whether teaching self or taking lessons, learning for fun or for a career in the music industry, the Trinity grade exams will help you develop valuable instrument skills and achieve musical ambitions.

The Bass song list features a huge range of songs spanning all contemporary styles, including ‘Scar Tissue’ by Red Hot Chili Peppers; ‘Come Together’ by The Beatles; ‘Smooth Criminal’ by Alien Ant Farm; ‘Don’t Wanna Fight’ by Alabama Shakes; and ‘Get Lucky’ by Daft Punk.
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– Drums

Drums are the most important part of a band and most fun as well. You will learn drums to clear initial to grade 8th, making you a perfect in drummer. Some of the songs in the syllabus include ‘No One Knows’ by Queens of the Stone Age, ‘Don’t Wanna Fight’ by Alabama Shakes, ‘Uptown Funk’ by Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars, ‘Under The Bridge’ by Red Hot Chili Peppers and ‘Sir Duke’ by Stevie Wonder.
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– Guitar

Everyone loves a guitar, it’s considered the soul of music. Learning guitar needs a lot of patience, practice and amazing tutors. Our guitar faculty is one of the top most guitarist in the country who are teaching at the institute purely for the love towards music and passion towards spreading the knowledge to younger generations.

Our Guitar song lists feature a huge range of songs spanning all contemporary styles, including ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ by Nirvana, ‘Ziggy Stardust’ by David Bowie, ‘Are You Gonna Go My Way’ by Lenny Kravitz, ‘Morning Glory’ by Oasis and ‘With a Little Help from My Friends’ by Joe Cocker.
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– Keyboard

Keyboard has always been a great instrument to start learning music. We teach maintaining rhythms and everything from the core of keyboard while learning how to read music. The Keyboards song lists feature a huge range of songs spanning all contemporary styles, including ‘If I Ain’t Got You’ by Alicia Keys; ‘Chandelier’ by Sia; and ‘Gold on the Ceiling’ by The Black Keys.
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– Vocals

Anyone can sing, true, but it takes the right technique to get the right notes out. The expert XIPA faculty not only teaches you the right technique to sing but also teaches you to read the music for clearing the grade exams. Vocals song list includes a huge range of songs spanning all contemporary styles, including ‘Take me to Church’ by Hozier, ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’ by Sinéad O’Connor, ‘Get Lucky’ by Daft Punk, ‘Shake it Off’ by Taylor Swift, ‘Don’t Speak’ by No Doubt, ‘Free Fallin’’ by Tom Petty and ‘Perfect Day’ by Lou Reed.
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You can visit the institute to inquire about the whole course structure and attempt grade exams from initial to grade 8. The exams put performance first so you get trained for performing well with your choice of instrument.


Western Classical Music

Musicianship is best demonstrated by practical and theory exams differently. With XIPA music course for western classical music powered by Trinity College, London you get to learn western music covering the basics of reading music and playing it to the best of your capabilities. The exams can be taken in Piano, Singing, Brass, Electronic Keyboard, Organ, Classical and Acoustic Guitar, Drum Kit & Percussion, Strings, Jazz Woodwind and Theory of Music.

Choose your instrument

– Plectrum Guitar

Today’s plectrum guitar offer guitarist a wide range of styles and techniques to learn from. The syllabus includes most popular plectrum guitar pieces in history with a much wider range of styles and technical work. This ensures that guitarists develop a blend of fingerstyle and plectrum technique that is useful for any guitarist to play on stage.
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– Classical Guitar

While learning classical guitar we help you explore pieces by Ed Sheeran, Bob Marley and Led Zeppelin alongside Django Reinhardt and Chet Atkins – all in both standard notation and TAB. The technical part covers a range of popular music styles, including chord patterns and progressions, jazz scales, blues scales and modes, in addition to standard scales and arpeggios.
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– Piano

Learn piano from the best tutors teaching you to develop the skills that are authentic to the performer you want to be. Learners progress in their own musical style by choosing from lists of pieces carefully selected by our piano experts, including specially commissioned pieces by contemporary composers.
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– Electronic Keyboard

We help you build specific skills used by keyboardists, including playing with a range of instrument voices in time by accompanying patterns, and develop an understanding of common scales, modes and chord progressions. You also get a chance to perform before a live audience.
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– Vocals

Our wide range of repertoire allows singers to perform in a different range of styles and languages, which enables them to specialise singing techniques and become versatile performer. A choice of four supporting tests and flexible performance options, including using backing tracks gives singers the flexibility to demonstrate their individual strengths.
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– Violin

Our expert teaching techniques and pieces have been selected to develop expressive playing and instrument-specific techniques, and include a diverse range of styles in different genres. A combination of bowing exercises and performance-led studies, along with orchestral extracts develops essential and authentic skills and techniques progressively through the grades.
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– Drums & Percussions

The syllabus gives drummers a range of authentic styles to master, including jazz, funk, show tunes, film, TV, Latin, reggae and swing. Percussion exams cover the full range of orchestral instruments with refreshed repertoire for tuned percussion, snare drum and timpani. Our teaching develops instrument-specific technique, with bespoke rudiment exercises for drum kit and enhanced technical work for orchestral percussion.
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– Music Theory

Our Music Theory syllabus responds to modern teaching and learning styles with the study of musical theory in bright and practical formats, attractive to both the student and the teacher.Theoretical musical knowledge works to enhance and support practical studies and hence it is crucial for artists to learn.
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At XIPA we allow candidates to express their whole musical personalities through options to demonstrate creativity in different ways and exposing them on stage in front of a live audience. In the path we also provide precise and specific feedback to inform continued learning.


Speech & Drama

We regularly organize communication skills workshops that are free for all to attend and learn standard communication skills. The speech course focuses on communicative and integrated language skills that people of all ages and from all walks of life need to perform in today’s world.

Our range of qualifications covers every stage of learning, from beginner to advanced. We offer two skills oral assessments and four skills: reading, writing, speaking and listening assessments

– Drama

We offer an unrivalled choice of qualifications for students and teachers of drama and speech, at all levels of experience and ability. Drama and theatrical arts are getting pursued more and more everyday.
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