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by Thomas Evdokimoff -

Welcome back from the winter holidays! A reminder that regular lessons resume this week. I have a couple of spots available for new students as well. Please create an account and I will be in touch.

Thomas

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Available courses

New Students Start Here!

We are accepting new private students for music theory and history. New students should sign up for a free trial lesson. Lessons are held via Google Meet. This is an opportunity for us to meet, discuss your goals and try out an online lesson.

To book your lesson:

  1. create an account
  2. enrol in this program.
  3. book a lesson time

Plan on about 15-30 minutes for your trial lesson. Students under 16, please have your parent or guardian create your account on your behalf.

Programs:

  • Beginners Theory-Levels 1 though 5: For music students without any theory background. 
  • RCM Level 6 Theory Prerequisites: Beginners Theory
  • RCM Level 7 Theory Prerequisites: Level 6 Theory
  • RCM Level 8 Theory Prerequisites: Level 7 Theory
  • Comprehensive Theory: For music students without any theory background who wish to write RCM Level 8 theory exam. 
  • RCM Level 9 Harmony Prerequisites: Level 8 Theory
  • RCM Level 10 Harmony & Counterpoint Prerequisites: Level 9 Harmony
  • RCM Level 9 History Prerequisites: Level 8 Theory
  • RCM Level 10 History Prerequisites: Level 9 History, Level 9 Harmony
  • RCM ARCT Studies:  Prerequisites: Level 10 History, Level 10 Harmony.

Description:

A one hour private weekly lesson beginning mid January, and ending mid May, with time off during Spring Break. All private online lessons are conducted via Google Meet. This program is suitable for music theory students ages 14 and up, studying at Level 8 RCM theory and above.

Dates: January 09, 2024 through May 17 2024.

Spring Break: March 16 - April 01 2024 - no lessons

Fees: $1195 for the term

New students: Please create a new account and enrol in a free trial lesson. We will arrange for a short Google Meet session to answer your questions and discuss your program.

Students should plan on two terms of study for each of the programs listed below. Students enrolled in Term 1 will keep their same lesson time in Term 2.

Age Requirement: ages 14 and up

Programs:

  • Comprehensive Theory: For music students without any theory background who wish to write RCM Level 8 theory exam. 
  • RCM Level 9 Harmony Prerequisites: Level 8 Theory
  • RCM Level 10 Harmony & Counterpoint Prerequisites: Level 9 Harmony
  • RCM Level 9 History Prerequisites: Level 8 Theory
  • RCM Level 10 History Prerequisites: Level 9 History, Level 9 Harmony
  • RCM ARCT Studies: ARCT students should enrol under this program.

Students will be asked to purchase texts and practice exams corresponding to their program of study. We use the RCM Celebrate Theory series, available from your local music store and online.

We accept ongoing enrolment. Contact me via the messaging system if you wish to enrol in private lessons mid-term.

Description:

A block of five - one hour private weekly lessons held within a 90 day period. Lessons are conducted via Google Meet.

Age Requirement: ages 14 and up

Fees: $425

Enrolment Period: 90 days

This program is suitable for music theory students ages 14 and up, self-studying at Level 8 RCM theory and beyond who need extra help, or perhaps would like some feedback on their practice exams. Students who are preparing for their college or university music theory entrance exams may consider this option as well.

New students: please register for a free trial lesson before enrolling in private lessons. We will discuss your goals, how I can help you, and choose a lesson time once I've had a chance to meet with you.

Programs:

  • Level 8 RCM theory and history through ARCT level
  • College and university level music theory entrance exam preparation
  • College and university level music theory tutoring

We accept ongoing enrolment.

In Person Private Lessons - Vancouver

I am please to be offering in-person studio lessons in Vancouver, near 4th and Alma. All levels and ages, including adult students are welcome.

Please create a new account and register for this program. I will contact you to set up an in person trial lesson.

Subjects:

  • Beginner through Advanced Music Theory & History
  • Classical Guitar
  • Acoustic Guitar