What is RCM Certificate Program?

The RCM Certificate Program provides a recognized national standard and sequenced program for people studying music privately, from beginner through advanced levels. The program’s examinations allow students to track their progress and celebrate their accomplishments.

What is RCM Grade?

RCM grades go from 1 to 10, but there are levels both before and after that. Before grade 1 there is a “preparatory” level, which you can think of as a sort of musical kindergarten. Grade 8 represents a solid understanding and competency in music.

Why RCM exams?

The Royal Conservatory examinations provide a national standard for students, parents and teachers to track and measure progress and achievements. Preparing for and successfully completing an examination builds self-confidence and helps students develop a sense of pride.

How do I contact RCM?

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  1. Email: [email protected]
  2. Phone: 416.408.5019.
  3. Toll-free: 1.800.461.6058. *All Candidate Services queries will only be accepted via phone or email. No walk-ins available.

How long does it take to complete RCM?

Some students move through the RCM grades very quickly, doing one or two exams a year, while others progress more slowly with one exam every year and a half to two years. Typical progress would see students doing one exam per year of piano study. Preparing for a grade 10 exam or ARCT diploma often takes two years.

Is Arct a diploma?

The Associate Diploma (ARCT) and the Licentiate Diploma (LRCM) are the highest academic standings awarded by The RCM Certificate Program. The ARCT is available for Performer (all instruments), Pedagogy (Piano and Violin) and Teacher (Strings, Winds, Brass, and Voice).

Which RCM levels are advanced?

RCM – The Basics There are 10 grades in the RCM, with an additional preparatory grade (kind of like kindergarten), and an ARCT level, which is the most advanced step of the RCM system. Assuming they’ve put in the time, the average student can expect to reach a grade 8 level by the time they complete high school.

How do you take RCM?

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