Royal Irish Academy of Music Piano Album Grade 8 2019-2022 The RIAM Piano Album 2019 Grade 8 contains selections for Grade 8 for the Royal Irish Academy of Music Examinations 2019-2022! This is the eight grade in the Exam Series from the Royal Irish Academy of Music. The exam period is from January 2019 until December 2022. The book contains these pieces: List A George Frideric Handel – Gigue in F Minor HWV 433 Johann Sebastian Bach – Prelude in D Minor BWV 851 List B Franz Schubert – Scherzo No. 1 in Bb Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Sonata in G K 283 1st mvt List C Michele Esposito – Tho’ the last Glimpse of Erin Philip Martin – Blues from Broadway Rhythms The Keyboard Faculty of the Royal Irish Academy of Music is made up of many of Ireland’s most renowned musicians and pedagogues. Since its inception over 160 years ago, its members have worked to nurture, encourage and guide the very best of Irish and international talent to the highest of artistic standards. As such Keyboard students at the Academy have over the years garnered numerous international prizes and awards whilst developing successful careers as soloists, chamber musicians and teachers. Courses of study are offered in piano, harpsichord and organ as well as in period keyboard instruments and classical accordion. In all, students can pursue four possible degrees: Doctorate (D. Mus.), Masters (M. Mus.), Bachelor of Arts (B. A.) and Bachelor of Music Education (B. Mus. Ed.). A full-time diploma course is also offered (Dip. Mus.) as well as a special Access Course for Pre-Third-Levels. Furthermore, students can prepare for examinations such as Licentiate and Associate Diplomas (L.R.I.A.M. and A.R.I.A.M.) at both teacher and performer level. And along with courses for part-time students, there is a thriving first and second-level program. The RIAM faculties include many international and national prize-winners, members of the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra and many individuals whose names have become synonymous with music education in Ireland. With the resources of such talent at their disposal, it is no wonder that Academy students have been accepted for further study at the most prestigious music institutions around the world.