Film Screening: Making the Grade
Making the Grade is a 2017 documentary from director Ken Wardrop that depicts the relationships between Irish piano students and their teachers.
The film includes footage documenting over 51 participants from all around Ireland as they do their piano lessons and prepare to sit their Royal Irish Academy of Music piano exams. The subjects encompass those who are starting their first lessons and those who are tackling Grade Eight performing concert level pieces.
Throughout Making the Grade you will meet an amazing cast of characters, with the film hailed as one of the greatest ever documentaries about the subject teaching.