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RCM Certificate Program 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.

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2022.23 Exam Dates
 

August Session

Event Date
Registration Opens April 12, 2022
Registration Deadline May 10, 2022
Theory Examinations August 5 & 6, 2022
Practical Examinations July 29–August 4, 2022
 

November/December Session

Event Date
Registration Opens September 7, 2022
Registration Deadline October 16, 2022
Theory Examinations December 9 & 10, 2022
Practical Examinations November 26–December 8, 2022



May/June Session

Event Date
Registration Opens January 4, 2023
Registration Deadline February 14, 2023
Theory Examinations May 12 & 13, 2023 
Practical Examinations May 14–June 4, 2023



2022.23 Theory (Academic) Exam Dates
 

Theory Examinations take place only on the dates stated above and according to the following schedule:

Subject Day Time
Level 9 Harmony Saturday 2:00 pm–5:00 pm
Level 10 Harmony & Counterpoint Saturday 9:30 am–12:30 pm
ARCT Harmony & Counterpoint Saturday 9:30 am–12:30 pm
ARCT Analysis Saturday 2:00–5:00 pm
Speech Arts Technical Theory Levels 1-4 (Winter & Spring sessions only) Friday 9:30 am–12:30 pm
Speech Arts History & Literature Theory Levels 1-3 (Winter & Spring sessions only) Friday 2:00–5:00 pm
ARCT Teacher's Written Friday 9:30 am–12:30 pm
Elementary Piano Pedagogy Written Friday 9:30 am–12:30 pm
Intermediate Piano Pedagogy Written Friday 9:30 am–12:30 pm
Advanced Piano Pedagogy Written Friday 9:30 am–12:30 pm

 

Alternate Theory Examination Schedule

The following exams are offered at these alternate seatings to accommodate candidates who may have a conflict with the original date and time.

Subject Day Time
Level 9 Harmony Friday 9:30–12:30 pm
Level 10 Harmony & Counterpoint Friday 9:30–12:30 pm
ARCT Harmony & Counterpoint Friday 9:30–12:30 pm
ARCT Analysis Friday 9:30–12:30 pm

 

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