This course is designed for musicians wishing to pursue music in post-secondary education or kids who are beginning to play or sing from the RCM Repertoire in their lessons. In this class we will cover the coursework from prep up to Level 5.
The Elementary levels of the Theory Syllabus, 2016 Edition provide a well-sequenced approach to learning theory. Incorporating theory into practical lessons at the elementary levels will help to ensure student success on the first required written examination (Level 5): • Pitch and Notation • Scales and Keys • Rhythm • Intervals • Chords • Melody Writing • Music History/Appreciation: Guided Listening • Analysis
Level 5: 6/8 time Root position and inversions of tonic, subdominant, and dominant triads Dominant 7th chords in root position Chord symbols: functional and root/quality W
September& October - Level Prep and 1 - $90.00
November – December – Level 2 & 3 $90
January – February – Level 4 - $90
March & April - Level 5 - $105
EXAM MAY 8th or 9th
If you want to skip a level you must write an equivalency exam and score 80% or above.
$15.00 per class ****Plus the cost of books and examination fee with the Royal Conservatory of Music