Rock Guitar Performance Awards

Performance Awards focus entirely on the performance of prepared pieces and are alternatives to the RGT@LCM Grade exams. Candidates can perform some of rock’s all-time great guitar tracks in specially-arranged versions. The performance of free choices of suitable favourite rock pieces and own compositions is also encouraged.

Performance Awards can be performed at an exam centre, or alternatively candidates can submit a video of themselves playing the pieces.

Performance Awards provide an ideal opportunity for anyone not able to travel to an exam venue, or for those who do not wish to take the more comprehensive grade exam, to have their playing professionally assessed and to receive independent feedback on their playing from an experienced examiner.



To find out more, download the free Rock Guitar Performance Awards Combined Syllabus and Info Booklet from the Exam Information Booklets and Syllabuses page.


Entry Forms and Fees

Please download the Live Performance Award Entry Form and Fees and the Recorded/Filmed Performance Award Entry Form and Fees from the Exam Information Booklets and Syllabuses page.

Exam Accreditation

RGT@LCM rock guitar performance awards are organised by London College of Music Exams (one of the world's most respected music examination boards, established since 1887) and certificated by the University of West London, resulting in a recognised standard by which the skills and abilities of rock guitarists can be assessed.

General Enquiries: 020 8231 2751 -
Membership Enquiries: 020 8231 2055 -

RGT@LCM, University of West London, St Mary's Road, London W5 5RF


Honorary Patrons

Sir Paul McCartney, David Gilmour, Hank Marvin, Ronnie Wood, Suzi Quatro, Carlos Bonell, Neil Murray, Gordon Giltrap, John Etheridge, John Illsley, Glenn Tilbrook, Dave Kelly

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