We offer online study options for all Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) music theory and history subjects.
We offer online study options for all Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) music theory and history subjects. The Royal Conservatory of Music is one of the largest and most respected music education institutions in the world. Many high schools and colleges accept RCM certification for credit. Post-secondary music schools in Canada look for RCM music training in new applicants.
Our music theory and history courses help prepare students for their written RCM exams which are held three times a year throughout Canada, and also throughout the USA via the Royal Conservatory Music Development Program.
Successful students at Evdokimoff.net are highly motivated mature teenagers or adult learners with a strong academic and music background who are able to work independently. Being computer literate, and able to meet deadlines, they wish to complete their RCM theory and history requirements outside of a traditional classroom or private lesson setting for any number of reasons, including the lack of availability of classes or qualified instructors, and the challenges of scheduling a weekly lesson.
Our courses are structured to coincide with the May, August, and December sittings of R.C.M. examinations. Look for courses beginning in September/October, January/February, and May/June. Students may choose from two streams: Weekly Programs, and Accelerated Programs.
Enrolled students work through the material from their required texts through a series of assignments found on their course page. The course page also includes study resources, explanations or summaries of the material found in the text, and in some cases short quizzes and videos. A highly qualified instructor corrects and offers feedback on a student’s assignment. Students are encouraged to engage with their instructor through an online messaging system. For example, they may ask questions about a topic or their marked assignments. Students that need extra help may enroll in live one-on-one lessons with an instructor.
A student can expect a course’s workload to be similar to that found in traditional hour-long weekly or bi-weekly lessons plus homework. Courses typically have between sixteen and twenty-two units. Successful students spend about three hours on each unit. Their first hour is spent reviewing the lesson material and working out sample questions as they would in a traditional classroom. Up to two more hours per unit may be spent on completing their assignment and reviewing earlier material.
Parents of Students
Parents of students are encouraged to contact the instructor to discuss their child’s progress at any time. We recommend that students be at least fourteen years of age before enrolling in a course, but younger students may enroll if they have the active support of a parent or guardian. Prospective students or parents of students are welcome to contact us to discuss their studies.
For more information, please visit the course you are interested in or contact us directly.
Thomas Evdokimoff, MA, BMus.