Bass Level 2

Course Duration

1 Year

Course Overview

The Grade 4 Bass exam is for candidates who have been learning approximately two - two and half years and have mastered the basic skills, preliminary techniques and have acquired the beginnings of stylistic awareness. Grade 4 develops further stylistic conviction and understanding through developed solo and improvisation work. There are two types of exam available at Grade 4, Grade Exam or Performance Certificate.
The Grade 5 Bass exam is for candidates who have the intermediate skills and techniques and have developed an increasing sense of stylistic conviction. This is demonstrated through instrumental techniques, rhythmic complexity and solo and improvisation work. There are two types of exam available at Grade 5, Grade Exam or Performance Certificate.

Who can join this course?

• The Course is for candidates who have appeared and passed Grade 3 exam from any board.
• Candidates who want to pursue music as a career choice
• Candidates who seeking international certificate for admission through ECA quota in universities.
• Candidates who want to secure UCAS points for admission n foreign university.
• Candidates who plan to become music teacher

Requirements

• Computer/Mobile/Tablet/Laptop
• Earphones/Buds
• Printer (OPTIONAL)
• Two Music Stand
• Electric/Acoustic Bass Guitar
• Bass Amplifier for Electric Bass Guitar

Learning Objectives

Grade 4
• Dynamic control, ghost notes, vibrato, solo and improvisation work
• Major and Natural Minor. Major and Minor Pentatonic scales. Blues scales, Major, Minor and Dominant 7th arpeggios
• Playback and performance skills
Grade 5
• Slap and pop, hammer-on, complex syncopation, developed solo work
• Major and Natural Minor, Major and Minor Pentatonic scales, Blues scales. Harmonic Minor scale
• Major and Minor arpeggios and Major 7th and Minor 7th arpeggios
• Playback and performance skills