Theory & History

RCM Theory 6 (online)

Class Time: Mondays, 7:30-8:30pm
Semester Fee:
  • $650
Class Description: New classes starting in June”.

RCM History 10 (online)

Instructor: Tiffany Lee
Class Time: Fridays, 4:00-5:30pm
Semester Fee:
  • $995
Class Description: All of the material for RCM History 10 will be covered in this course. Textbooks are optional but not required as all the students will receive simplified notes, and will be ready to write the RCM online History exam after the course has concluded. There will be 2 supervised online exams on a non-class day. “New classes starting in June”.

RCM Harmony 9 (online)

Instructor: Tiffany Lee
Class Time: Fridays, 6:00-7:00pm
Semester Fee:
  • $1195
Class Description: Students will received simplified notes for this course; textbooks are optional but a good resource.There will be at least 3 supervised online exams on a non-class day.  The August 10, 2024 RCM in-person exam is mandatory. “New classes starting in June”.

RCM Theory 8 (online)

Instructor: Tiffany Lee
Class Time: Thursdays, 5:30-6:30pm
Semester Fee:
  • $650
Class Description: The May 2024 in-person exam is recommended, the online exam is optional. “New classes starting in June”.

RCM Theory 7 (online)

Instructor: Tiffany Lee
Class Time: Thursdays, 4:00-5:00pm
Semester Fee:
  • $650
Class Description: The May 2024 online exam is recommended. “New classes starting in June”.

RCM Theory 5 (online)

Instructor: Tiffany Lee
Class Time: Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30pm
Semester Fee:
  • $595
Class Description: The May 2024 online exam is optional.

RCM History 9

Instructor: Tiffany Lee
Class Time: Tuesdays, 5:15-6:45pm
Semester Fee:
  • $995
Class Description: All of the material for RCM History 9 will be covered in this course. Textbooks are optional but not required as all the students will receive simplified notes, and will be ready to write the RCM online History exam after the course is concluded. There will be two supervised in-person History 9 exams at VAM on a non-class day. “New classes starting in June”.

RCM Advanced Rudiments + Harmony Prep

Instructor: Tiffany Lee
Recommended for: For students with a background in RCM Theory 7 or 8.
Class Time: Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00pm
Semester Fee:
  • $650
Class Description: The focus of this course is to help bridge the gap between students who have learned online and who will now need to transition to written theory concepts required for RCM Harmony 9. Students with at least a Theory 7 or Theory 8 background can join this course. Textbooks are not required as students will receive simplified course notes. “New classes starting in June”.

RCM Theory 5/6

Instructor: Daniel Marshall
Recommended for: Ages 9-12 (no theory experience required)
Class Time: Saturdays, 2:00-3:00pm Thursdays, 4:00-5:00pm
Semester Fee:
  • $450
Class Description: Jumpstart your knowledge in music theory! Students will work towards their RCM theory requirements with weekly classes and two mock exams, led by RCM's Vancouver West Exam Centre Representative. This year-long course will culminate in the RCM Level 6 written exam in May. No previous theory experience is required.

RCM Theory 7/8

Instructor: Daniel Marshall
Recommended for: Ages 10-13 who have completed the RCM Theory 6 written exam or equivalent
Class Time: Saturdays, 3:15-4:15pm
Semester Fee:
  • $450
Class Description: In this continuation of music theory studies, students will attend weekly classes and two mock exams let by RCM's Vancouver West Exam Centre Representative. This year-long course will culminate in the RCM Level 8 written exam in May.