What is RCM piano exam?

Today I want to talk about the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM), which is the standard piano method system in Canada. It measures a student’s ability in grades, provides books for each grade in a variety of styles (baroque, classical, romantic, modern), and offers exams with certification at each grade level.

What is RCM exam?

The Royal Conservatory Examinations. The Royal Conservatory examinations provide a national standard for students, parents and teachers to track and measure progress and achievements. Preparing for and successfully completing an examination builds self-confidence and helps students develop a sense of pride.

What does RCM mean in music?

RCM stands for the Royal Conservatory of Music, and is Canada’s most recognized, and highly regarded music conservatory.

How long are RCM piano exams?

The Licentiate diploma in piano performance is the culmination of the RCM Certificate Program in piano. The examination is presented as a full recital of 60 to 75 minutes, must include at least three contrasting musical styles, and offers the option of performing a complete concerto for piano.

Is ABRSM or RCM better?

Ultimately, RCM grade 10 is roughly equivalent with ABRSM grade 8, and right in the middle is where things start to split. In general, grade 4 ABRSM is a little more difficult than grade 4 RCM (though you don’t have to learn as many pieces). Pieces at a grade 4 ABRSM level range from a grade 4-7 level in the RCM.

Are RCM exams worth it?

The requirements are high standard. To me, it’s worth it. And I would choose it over ABRSM or CM, or the Guild or any other exam. To me, RCM is the best, other than the fact that they do charge higher exam fees than most other exams.

How do you pass the RCM piano exam?

Candidates working towards the Grade 10 certificate or ARCT diploma must complete their theory co-requisites before or within 5 years of their practical examination.
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For Piano Pedagogy Certificate Program
First Class Honours with Distinction 90 – 100
First Class Honours 80 – 89
Honours 70 – 79

What age is RCM piano for?

Typically, it can take beginner students 1-3 years of getting started on their instrument before they’re ready for their first RCM exam. If your child is learning piano or voice, they can take advantage of the Preparatory levels to earn their first certificate sooner.

What age is RCM Level 1 for?

The preparatory level is a great place to start for grades 2-4 (ages 10 and under). Consider Level 1 at grade 4, if they are more secure with musicianship skills, but Level 1 or 2 might also be appropriate for a student in Junior High.

What is a good RCM level?

The majority of 2019 RCM practical exam averages are between the mid-70s to the low 80s. The majority of 2019 RCM theory exam averages fall within the 70s and the low 80s.

What happens if you fail RCM exam?

There is no consequence in failing or re-doing RCM exams. All of our classical instrumental and vocal teachers are experienced with RCM exams and will help you prepare for your exam in your regular private lesson.

Do RCM certificates expire?

RCM Certification is valid for a two-year period. Within 24 months of receiving full certification* you must meet the following requirements to remain certified. Note: You will receive an email from RCM Teacher Certification to remind you of your upcoming renewal deadline.

Can you skip RCM levels?

The short answer. Yes, RCM allows students to skip level exams, but think carefully about your reason for wanting to do this. The fact is, there are no short-cuts for developing proper technique at your instrument and a proper understanding of musical repertoire.

How many piano grades are there in Canada?

There are a total of 8 grades in the ABRSM piano exams, where grade 1 is the easiest and grade 8 is the hardest. Each grade tests you in the following areas: scales and arpeggios, sight-reading, and aural testing.

What is the highest RCM level?

Diplomas. The Associate Diploma (ARCT) and the Licentiate Diploma (LRCM) are the highest academic standings awarded by the RCM Certificate Program.

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What is a good RCM exam score?

The majority of 2019 RCM practical exam averages are between the mid-70s to the low 80s. The majority of 2019 RCM theory exam averages fall within the 70s and the low 80s.

What is RCM full form?

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What happens if you fail an RCM exam?

There is no consequence in failing or re-doing RCM exams. All of our classical instrumental and vocal teachers are experienced with RCM exams and will help you prepare for your exam in your regular private lesson.

What are the RCM levels?

RCM levels are from Preparatory (beginner) to Level 10 and A.R.C.T. (advanced). Your teacher can determine which level would be appropriate.

How long does RCM exam take?

Online Theory Exams are 1 hour in length and must be completed within 120 days of purchase. Once the student starts the exam, they must finish that exam in one session. This video demonstrates the RCM Online Theory Exam and how to access it.

How do I get a RCM certificate?

To be eligible, a student must receive a minimum of 80 percent in the Practical examination, have completed the Theory examination co-requisite for the respective level and have their RCM account in good financial standing.

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