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What does performance require?

October 24, 2014 by  
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Tweet This is a blog post summarized by a picture. Credit for the concept goes to Kyrie Robinson (Nova Scotia) who expressed this in her essay, Music is a Form of Magic. Enjoy and discuss!

Intermediate Rudiments Course

January 28, 2014 by  
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Tweet Spring 2014 Intermediate Rudiments (formerly Grade 1 Rudiments) will cover the foundations of music notation and vocabulary per the requirements prescribed by RCM Examinations and the Royal Conservatory Music Development Program. Intermediate Rudiments is scheduled for Wednesday evenings at 8:15pm ET beginning January 29th, 2014. For more information please download the Intermediate Rudiments Information […]

Student Wins Theory 5 Award

March 5, 2013 by  
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Tweet Sarah Veber, of St. Philip’s, Newfoundland, has won another theory award. Sarah received the highest mark of students in the Theory 5 category for the Hamilton-Halton branch of ORMTA teachers. She did so on the History 3 (formerly Grade 5 History) course. Congratulations, Sarah!!

Music Lessons Make You Smarter [Infographic]

November 19, 2012 by  
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Honour Roll Students

Tweet Every year, the Hamilton-Halton chapter of ORMTA publishes an honour roll, consisting of the students who have achieved 80% or above on a conservatory exam during the past year. I am pleased to congratulate the following students from my studio and online classes who were listed on this year’s honour roll: Eugene Zhang, Oakville, […]

New Policy on Transfer Credits

November 28, 2011 by  
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Tweet Another interesting tidbit from the Fall 2011 edition of Music Matters: RCM Examinations is pleased to announce that beginning in September 2011, candidates may apply to transfer post-secondary credits in Music for credit at RCM Examinations. Candidates who have completed a Bachelor of Music or a Bachelor of Arts degree with a music major […]

Theory Pre-Requisites to Become Co-Requisites

Tweet An interesting tidbit from the Fall 2011 edition of Music Matters: RCM Examinations is pleased to announce that as of September 2011 candidates have 5 years to complete all theory co-requisites upon successfully completing the relevant practical examination level. Furthermore, theory examinations that had previously been listed as prerequisites for specific practical examinations, will […]

Upcoming Course – Basic Rudiments

September 6, 2011 by  
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Tweet Fall 2011 Basic Rudiments (formerly Preliminary Rudiments) will cover the foundations of music notation and vocabulary per the requirements prescribed by RCM Examinations and the Carnegie Hall Royal Conservatory Achievement Program (CHRCAP). Basic Rudiments is tentatively scheduled for Monday evenings at 8:00pm ET beginning September 12th, 2011. For more information please download the Course […]

Are online courses right for you?

September 2, 2011 by  
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Tweet This is the final post of responses from a questionnaire sent to recent “graduates” of AME online theory and history classes. What would you tell someone who wasn’t sure if online courses were for them? GO FOR IT! You don’t have to get “dressed up” or “go out”. Scott is available to help with […]

Do online courses prepare you well?

August 23, 2011 by  
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Tweet Since these courses are designed around the curriculum of the Royal Conservatory of Music (in the U.S., the Carnegie Hall Royal Conservatory Achievement Program), it begs the question, “Will these courses really prepare me for the exam?” Here is what some recent students had to say: I felt I was VERY well equipped for […]

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