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Theory: Level 6

Theory: Level 6
Theory Level 6 book cover
  • Price:  $675
  • Available:  September 25, 2021 - May 12, 2022
  • Instructor:  Faculty
  • Discipline:  Theory & History
  • Course Type:  Group Classes, Theory & History
  • Student Type:  School Aged (4-17)
  • Difficulty:  Intermediate

Course Description

In this class you will cover all concepts as outlined in the Theory Syllabus, 2016 Edition:
  • All major and minor keys
  • Pitch and Notation - accidentals, double sharps and flats, transposition
  • Rhythm and Meter – thirty-second notes and rests, dotted sixteenth notes and rests, compound meters, application of time signatures, bar lines, notes, and rests
  • Intervals - all intervals including enharmonic equivalents
  • Scales – all major and minor scales, relative major and minor keys, parallel major and minor keys, scale degree names
  • Chords and Harmony – solid/blocked or broken triads, dominant 7th chords, identification of authentic and half cadences, application of functional chord symbols for implied harmonies of a melody
  • Melody and Composition – composition of a question-answer phrase pair
  • Form and Analysis – identification of concepts, identification of key (major or minor) of a given passage
Tuition includes:
  • 28 sessions from September to May
  • weekly one-hour live classes taught by RCM Examiner
  • official Level 6 Examination
  • full access to the online study guide (via Moodle Account)
    • Practice Tests - can be completed as many times a student wishes before taking the Unit Test
    • Unit Tests - can only be completed once and cumulatively represent 40% of a student’s final grade
    • Final Exam - taken only after all Unit Tests completed; Exam represents remaining 60% of final grade
  • official RCM Examination Certificate upon succesful completion of Examination
Textbooks are not included in tuition and must be purchased by students prior to the first class.

Pre-requisites: Completion of RCM Level 5 Theory. 

Required Textbooks (not included in tuition):
Course Location Day Time Dates Instructor Tuition  
Level 6 Theory
(early afternoon)
Online Sat 2:30-3:30 pm ET Sep 25, 2021-Jun 4, 2022 Faculty $675 Register
Level 6 Theory
(mid afternoon)
Online Sat 4:30-5:30 pm ET Sep 25, 2021-Jun 4, 2022 Julia Galieva-Szokolay $675 Register
Level 6 Theory
(late afternoon)
Online Thu 5:30-6:30 pm ET Sep 30, 2021-May 19, 2022 Christopher Lencki $675 Register