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Theory: ARCT Analysis

Theory: ARCT Analysis
ARCT Analysis - book cover
  • Available:  July 4, 2022 - August 4, 2022
  • Instructor:  Peterson School Faculty
  • Discipline:  Theory & History
  • Course Type:  Group Classes, Theory & History
  • Student Type:  Adults, School Aged (4-17)
  • Difficulty:  Advanced

Course Description

All Theory and History classes will be delivered online via Zoom. Times are local in the Eastern Time zone. Students may choose to purchase course texts and/or examination at the time of registration.


NOTE: Course textbooks and the ARCT Harmony & Counterpoint Examination can be purchased as add-ons when registering for this course. Alternatively, students can purchase textbooks at an online or local retailer. Students wishing to register for the ARCT Harmony & Counterpoint Examination after the course has started must do so through their MyRCM Account.


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:
  • 28 hours of live, online classes taught by a senior RCM Examiner
  • 7 weeks of focussed learning (late June to early August): 1.25 hours per day Tuesday to Thursday
  • 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

Term Day(s) Dates Time Instructor Tuition
Summer Intensive Mon-Thu Jul 4-Aug 4, 2022 6:00-7:25pm ET Julia Galieva-Szokolay $499 Register