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About Our Program

About The RCM Certificate Program
From beginner to advanced, The RCM provides an internationally renowned standard of music education and achievement.
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Start Here

Curious about our program? Start here

Why Study Music?

Music is a mind builder - both the research and our alumni agree

Program Overview

Discover our 135 year tradition of structured music education, and why it's the gold standard.

Curriculum and Disciplines

Learn more about our curriculum and the disciplines supported

Recognizing Achievement

Our program is designed to inspire students through assessment and achievement

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Program Overview

Discover a system of music education that is recognized world wide for its excellence, with a 130-year tradition in Canada. 

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Why Study Music?

Music education is the most powerful tool for attaining children's full intellectual, social, and creative potential. How do we know? Here's what the research and our alumni have to say. 

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Curriculum and Disciplines

Our curriculum helps students achieve the skills they need to become proficient, leading to a lifelong enjoyment of music.

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Recognizing Achievement

From receiving a certificate at the successful completion of assessment at every level to Gold Medals and Diplomas, we support student success at every stage. 

Recognizing Achievement
Celebrations of Excellence

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