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Theory: Level 10 Harmony & Counterpoint

Theory: Level 10 Harmony & Counterpoint
Level 10: Harmony & Counterpoint - book cover
  • Price:  $585
  • Available:  September 20, 2023 - May 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

All Theory & History classes are in-person only. Tuition does not include textbooks or exam. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks and registering for exams.

This accelerated, Advanced Level course corresponds to the content of a second-year college or university music program, and is designed to prepare students to write the Level 10 Harmony & Counterpoint Examination. Students must have completed RCM Level 9 Harmony before registering for this course. The completion of weekly homework assignments is required. Please see Course Outline below for more details.

Tuition includes:
  • Weekly classes:
    • one class per week September to June (Full Year or Fall/Winter Term)
    • four classes per week for Summer Intensive
  • 27 hours of live in-person classes taught by an RCM Examiner
  • Moodle Account to access instructor handouts and upload assignments
REQUIRED COURSE TEXTBOOKS*: *Students must purchase course textbooks prior to the first class


Level 10 Harmony & Counterpoint

  • leading-tone diminished 7th chord
  • dominant 9th and 13th chords
  • sequences
  • melody writing (16-measure binary form)
  • sonata form, rondo form, and fugal expression

Theory: Level 10 Harmony & Counterpoint

Term Day(s) Sessions Dates Time Instructor Tuition  
Fall (Accelerated) Wed 12 Sep 20 -
Dec 6, 2023
6:00-8:20 pm George Thurgood $585 REGISTRATION CLOSED
Winter/Spring (Accelerated) Wed 12 Feb 14 -
May 8, 2024
5:30-7:50 pm James Stager $585 Register
Summer (Intensive) Tue, Wed, Thu 18 TBC TBC TBC TBC TBC