Music Theory Apps

RCM Music Theory Apps

Tablet applications that go beyond pencil and paper

Available for iPad on the App Store

Designed just for kids, the RCM Music Theory apps put a fun spin on learning the building blocks of music. Keep young musicians motivated and excited with these take-anywhere, learn-anywhere apps! 

Can music theory be as much fun
as a carnival? Absolutely!

Fun animation, lively narration, and engaging games keep kids entertained and focused while they learn important theory concepts. And just like their other favorite game apps, reaching new levels keeps kids encouraged and motivated. Best of all, these apps are part of The Royal Conservatory’s renowned system of music study specifically designed to ensure young learners enjoy the full benefits of music making.

RCM Music Theory Prep

RCM MUSIC THEORY PREP – LESSONS & GAMES

Exclusively for iPad


Colorful games and lessons encourage learning, creativity, and fun!

Theory concepts aligned with the RCM Preparatory level

  • 15 lessons bring music theory basics to life
  • 12 interactive musical games engage students
  • 30+ learning objectives cover 5 areas of study including pitch, rhythm, scales, chords, and musical terms
  • 35+ minutes of lively narration and animation encourage active learning
  • 195+ lesson pages specifically designed for kids
  • Status screens demonstrate progress and motivate students to keep learning
Theory Apps Learning Objectives Available for iPad on the App Store Exclusively for iPad

RCM Music Theory 1

RCM MUSIC THEORY 1 – LESSONS & GAMES

Exclusively for iPad


Colorful games and lessons encourage learning, creativity, and fun!

Theory concepts aligned with RCM Level 1 Theory

  • 16 lessons bring music theory basics to life
  • 9 interactive musical games engage students
  • 130+ lesson pages specifically designed for kids
  • 45+ minutes of animation and narration encourage active learning
  • 30+ learning objectives covering 8 areas of study including pitch, rhythm, scales, chords, music history, melody and compositions, intervals, and music terms and signs
  • Musical stories of famous works unfold with exciting Guided Listening
  • Theory concepts align with RCM Level 1 Theory
Theory Apps Learning Objectives Available for iPad on the App Store Exclusively for iPad

RCM Music Theory 2

RCM MUSIC THEORY 2 – LESSONS & GAMES

Exclusively for iPad


Colorful games and lessons encourage learning, creativity, and fun!

Theory concepts aligned with RCM Level 2 Theory

  • 14 lessons bring music theory basics to life
  • 8 interactive musical games engage students
  • 99 lesson pages specifically designed for kids
  • 30+ learning objectives covering 8 areas of study including pitch, rhythm, scales, chords, music history, melody and compositions, intervals, and music terms and signs
  • 40+ minutes of animation and narration encourage active learning
  • An introduction to the life and music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Active listening activities encourage deeper understanding
  • Theory concepts align with RCM Level 2 Theory
Theory Apps Learning Objectives Available for iPad on the App Store Exclusively for iPad

RCM Music Theory 3

RCM MUSIC THEORY 3 – LESSONS & GAMES

Exclusively for iPad


Colorful games and lessons encourage learning, creativity, and fun!

Theory concepts aligned with RCM Level 3 Theory

  • 17 lessons bring Level 3 music theory basics to life
  • 11 fun and interactive musical games solidify learning
  • 55+ individual lesson pages specifically designed for kids
  • 30+ minutes of animation and narration encourage active learning
  • An introduction to the life and musical career of Johann Sebastian Bach
  • 30+ learning objectives cover 8 areas of study including pitch, rhythm, scales, chords, music history, melody and composition, intervals and musical terms and signs
  • Active listening activities encourage deeper understanding
  • Composition of simple melodies to inspire creativity
  • Theory concepts align with RCM Level 3 Theory
Theory Apps Learning Objectives Available for iPad on the App Store Exclusively for iPad

RCM Music Theory 4

RCM MUSIC THEORY 4 – LESSONS & GAMES

Exclusively for iPad


Colorful games and lessons encourage learning, creativity, and fun!

Theory concepts aligned with RCM Level 4 Theory

  • 14 lessons bring Level 4 music theory basics to life
  • 7 fun and interactive musical games solidify learning
  • 50+ individual lesson pages specifically designed for kids
  • 30+ learning objectives cover 8 areas of study including pitch, rhythm, scales, chords, music history, melody and composition, intervals, and musical terms and signs
  • 60+ minutes of animation and narration encourage active learning
  • Guided Listening of well-known compositions encourage deeper understanding
  • Discover various families of instruments and get to know the orchestra
  • Theory concepts aligned with RCM Level 4 Theory
Theory Apps Learning Objectives Available for iPad on the App Store Exclusively for iPad