The Royal Conservatory
Founded in 1886, The Royal Conservatory is the largest and oldest independent arts educator in Canada, serving more than 600,000 active participants last year. Based in Toronto, Canada, it offers extraordinary opportunities for learning and personal development through music and the arts in all Canadian provinces and increasingly in a number of international settings. The Royal Conservatory is committed to developing human potential through leadership in music and arts education.
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The curriculum of The Royal Conservatory is made available and accessible to students across North America through the RCM Examinations Certificate Program. Examinations are conducted three times each year in more than 300 communities through a network of local centres. Each centre has a local Examination Centre Representative whose role is to provide information, assist teachers and students, and ensure a successful examination experience.
The Certificate Program
The Certificate Program encompasses all levels from beginner to certification as an Associate of The Royal Conservatory (ARCT). The curriculum spans eleven grades and the culminating ARCT diploma level.
Each year, more than 100,000 students across North America participate in the internationally recognized Certificate Program of RCM Examinations.
|Music Instrument||RCM Examinations Level||Receive Credit for…|
|Any music instrument that is examined, including voice, but does not include speech arts.||Grade 7 Practical + Intermediate Rudiments||Grade 11 Credit|
|Any music instrument that is examined, including voice, but does not include speech arts.||Grade 8 Practical + Advanced Rudiments||Grade 12 Credit|