Theory Lessons

February 2022 Registration Now Open

We offer instruction for Royal Conservatory of Music theory courses in groups or semi-privately.

  • Materials include the required theory textbook(s), practice exams, and any other supplementary materials, worksheets, or audio.
  • Students who would like to obtain secondary school accreditation for both level 7 and 8 should start with the level 5 theory course.
  • Extra lessons are charged at our private lesson rate.
  • All courses will be conducted online.
RCM CourseGroup (3+ students)Materials FeeDate and TimeAvailability
Level 5 Theory$218 / 13 classes, 1 hour each$25Fri. Feb 3-May 5 (5:00-6:00pm) ESTRegister Here
Level 6-7 Theory$218 / 13 classes, 1 hour each$45Fri. Feb 3-May 5 (6:00-7:00pm) ESTRegister Here
Level 8 Theory$218 / 13 classes, 1 hour each$25Fri. Feb 3-May 5 (7:00-8:00pm) ESTRegister Here
Level 5-8 Theory
(for Level 8 exam)
$398 / 13 classes, 2 hours each$55Tues. Feb 7-May 2 (6:30-8:30pm) ESTRegister Here
Level 9 Harmony
$418 / 14 classes, 1.5 hours each
$55Feb-May 2023Register Here
Level 9 History$418 / 14 classes, 1.5 hours each$55Feb-May 2023Register Here
Level 10 Harmony$418 / 14 classes, 1.5 hours each$55Feb-May 2023Register Here
Level 10 History$418 / 14 classes, 1.5 hours each$55Feb-May 2023Register Here

Any student who does not pass may retake the same course free of charge.

Please contact us directly to register for a class.

Secondary School Accreditation

In accordance with Ontario Schools: Policy and Program Requirements 2016 (Kindergarten to Grade 12), students may obtain a secondary school credit for completing the corresponding RCM practical exam and RCM theory exam, as delineated in the table below. As each school board may have different requirements, please see your secondary school academic counsellor for the precise requirements.

RCM RequirementSecondary School Credit ObtainedRecommended HMA Course
Completion of Level 7 Practical and Level 7 Theory, The Royal Conservatory Certificate ProgramMaximum of 1 Grade 11 university/college preparation music credit towards OSSDLevel 5 and 6-7 Theory (see above)
Completion of Level 8 Practical and Level 8 Theory, The Royal Conservatory Certificate ProgramMaximum of 1 Grade 12 university/college preparation music credit towards OSSDLevel 5-8 Theory (see above)