Practical Examinations

Practical Examination candidates are tested on the performance of repertoire, studies and technique. Ear training and sight reading requirements help develop and reinforce solid musicianship skills.

Practical Examinations are offered in the following subjects:

accordion guitar saxophone
bassoon harp speech arts and drama
cello harpsichord trombone
clarinet oboe trumpet
double bass organ tuba
euphonium percussion viola
flute piano violin
french horn recorder voice

Theory Examinations

Theory Examinations, designed to complement practical studies, begin at the Grade 5 practical level and are written in a formal classroom setting. The Royal Conservatory Examinations theory requirements ensure a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the following disciplines (subjects):

rudiments counterpoint music history
harmony analysis