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Theory: ARCT Analysis

Theory: ARCT Analysis
ARCT Analysis - book cover
  • Available:  July 2, 2024 - August 8, 2024
  • Instructor:  Oscar Peterson School Faculty
  • Discipline:  Theory & History
  • Course Type:  Group Classes, Theory & History
  • Student Type:  Adults, School Aged (4-17)
  • Difficulty:  Advanced

Course Description

Summer Theory Intensive is online!

Starting July 2, 2024 The Royal Conservatory will again be offering online theory classes for Levels 9 to ARCT Theory and History. These classes will be exclusively online (no hybrid or in-person options) and available to students across North America. When registering please be aware that classes times are listed in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

NOTE: Tuition does not include textbooks or exam. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks and registering for exams. ARCT-level Theory and History classes are only offered during the Summer Term.


This accelerated Advanced Level course corresponds to the content of a 3rd year College or University music program, and is designed to prepare students to write the ARCT Analysis Examination. Students must have completed Level 10 Harmony & Counterpoint before registering for this course. The completion of weekly homework assignments is required. Please see Course Outline below for more details. This class is only offered during the Summer Term.
Tuition includes:
  • 27 hours of live in-person classes taught by a senior RCM Examiner
  • Moodle Account to access instructor handouts and upload assignments
 REQUIRED COURSE TEXTBOOKS*: *Students must purchase course textbooks prior to the first class


This course investigates the compositional method of great composers through:
  • analysis of tonal and thematic-motivic structures
  • Baroque fugues
  • Classical sonata movements
  • 19th-century art songs
  • post-1900 techniques and procedures

Theory: ARCT Analysis

Summer Intensive

July 2-August 8 ,2024
6:00-7:30 pm EDT
Instructor: Julia Galieva-Szokolay