PIANO LESSONS

Now also available online!

Progressive private piano lessons following the syllabus of the Royal Conservatory of Music.  This includes repertoire, studies, technical requirements, ear-training and sight-reading. 

 

Students wishing to register for practical examinations of the RCM Certificate Program will be prepared to do so.

  

30-minute lessons are best for very young children;

 

45-minute lessons are ideal for most beginner students;

 

60-minute lessons are recommended for intermediate and advanced students.

Fees:

30 minutes:  $25.00

45 minutes:  $35.00

60 minutes:  $45.00
 

 
 

MUSIC THEORY

Progressive theory lessons following the syllabus of the Royal Conservatory of Music.  For more detailed course information please consult the online theory syllabus.

Starting at the Grade 5 level, students may register for the co-requisite theory examinations of the RCM Certificate Program

  

For levels 8-ARCT, separate theory classes are necessary because of the quantity of material to be covered and the level of the program.

 

An accelerated theory program is offered to advanced students nearing the 5-year deadline for completing theory co-requisites.

Private theory lesson fees:

30 minutes:  $25.00

45 minutes:  $35.00

60 minutes:  $45.00

Group theory* class fees:

2 participants: $35.00 pp

3 participants: $25.00 pp 

*60 minute classes only, maximum of 3 students per class

Fees include correction of workbook exercises.

Rudiments

Preparatory - Level 4

Preparatory and Elementary Rudiments instruction is offered as a component of the piano lessons.

Levels 5 - 7

Level 8

Intermediate Rudiments instruction offered either as a component of the piano lesson or as a separate course. Small groups possible.  Examination preparation.

Separate Advanced Rudiments course.  Small groups possible, Examination preparation. Accelerated program available.

Harmony and Counterpoint

Levels 9 - ARCT

Progressive study of Harmony and Counterpoint.  Examination preparation.  Small group instruction possible.  Accelerated program available.

Music History

Levels 9 - ARCT

Analysis

ARCT

Progressive study of Music History.   Examination preparation.  Small group instruction possible.  Accelerated program available.

Progressive study of musical analysis, covering Baroque, Classical, Romantic and 20th Century styles.   Examination preparation.  Small group instruction possible.  Accelerated program available.

Specialized Instruction

Various

Preparation for CEGEP music program theory entrance examinations and placement tests.  Ear-training courses.

 
 
 
 
 
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