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RCM Theory: Counterpoint

Materials learned in Harmony are applied to two-part contrapuntal writing in the style of the Baroque period. Introductory fugal analysis included.

RCM Theory: Analysis

Building on the basic analytical skills developed in Rudiments and Harmony, students will explore art song, small and large instrumental forms, the fugal style of J. S. Bach, and important 20th-century compositional techniques.

RCM History: Music History I

An introduction to the study of music history through an overview of the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and 20th-Century periods.

RCM History: Music History II

Students will investigate the music of the 19th and 20th centuries including Canadian music. Topics include popular music and jazz in addition to traditional Western music.

Music History III

Students will investigate the music of the 19th and 20th centuries including Canadian music. Topics include popular music and jazz in addition to traditional Western music.

RCM Teacher’s Elementary Pedagogy

Students will learn about issues related to teaching beginning students with an emphasis on topics that lend to written discussion and apply the principles in second semester to practical demonstration.

Composition

Combine your knowledge of music theory with your desire to create! Feel the support and camaraderie of fellow aspiring composers in a small group environment where compositional ideas, techniques and styles are discussed and applied. Private, semi-private, and small group options available; click below to begin the registration process.¬†Composition auditing options are available through VAM’s… Read more »

Conducting

A perfect opportunity for aspiring conductors or for those interested in enhancing their current skills. This class will focus on baton technique, score reading, orchestration and choral/orchestral conducting styles. Private, semi-private, and small group options available; click below to begin the registration process.¬†Auditing options are available through VAM’s S. K. Lee College, subject to course… Read more »