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Intermediate Rudiments Course

January 28, 2014 by  
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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 Package […]

Student Wins Theory 5 Award

March 5, 2013 by  
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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!!

New Policy on Transfer Credits

November 28, 2011 by  
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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 from […]

Upcoming Course – Basic Rudiments

September 6, 2011 by  
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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 Information […]

Are online courses right for you?

September 2, 2011 by  
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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 questions […]

Do online courses prepare you well?

August 23, 2011 by  
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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 the […]

Did online learning meet your expectations?

August 18, 2011 by  
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Many people have never taken an online class, so they have different ideas of what to expect. These are the responses to the second question of the recent survey sent out to successful students. Was the online course what you expected? I didn’t expect it to be SO MUCH FUN at times…. Scott has a […]

What do you like about online learning?

August 16, 2011 by  
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I recently asked some students who have recently completed an online theory or history course to answer some questions about their experience. Here are the responses from Question #1. These are unedited except for some spelling corrections and formatting. What did you enjoy most about the online course? I signed up for these courses as […]

History 3

May 6, 2011 by  
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June 15th, 2011 – December 9th, 2011 This online course will cover music history from the 19th-Century to the present day, including relevant vocabulary, concepts, composers and specific examples according to the requirements of RCM Examinations and the Carnegie Hall Royal Conservatory Achievement Program (CHRCAP). This class will run from June – December with the […]

Student wins Intermediate Theory Award

March 15, 2011 by  
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I’d like to take this opportunity to congratulate Sarah Veber, of St. Philips, NL. Sarah studied History 2 online with me last January-August and was recently awarded the Intermediate Theory Award from the Hamilton-Halton chapter of the Ontario Registered Music Teachers’ Association (ORMTA). She earned this award by obtaining the highest grade of all students […]

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