Learn MORE than an instrument!

Discover (or rediscover) the joy of studying music in a welcoming and pressure-free environment! 

Why do so many adults take music classes at The Royal Conservatory School? For personal enrichment and fun. Some wish to improve their performance skills, while others simply want to enhance their enjoyment of life by learning a new instrument or singing in a choir. Still others - including concertgoers and lifelong learners - want to deepen their appreciation and understanding of the music they experience. Classes are taught by experts in the field and are designed to accommodate a variety of skill levels, from beginner to advanced. 

Browse our adult offerings and register today! Or, explore the following categories:

Summer Vocal WorkshopsCadence A Cappella Bootcamp
Juno-nominated vocal group Cadence offers a fun and interactive program designed to engage participants in their amazing world of a cappella!


Individual Lessons for AdultsIndividual Music Lessons for Adults
The RCS offers individual lessons in a wide variety of instruments and in a variety of styles and traditions. From our renowned piano instruction to electric guitar the RCS welcomes all students, regardless of musical background, skill level, or artistic goal.

Group Music Classes for AdultsGroup Music Classes for Adults
No musical experience required! Aspiring musicians with little or no formal training receive hands-on instruction in a relaxed group setting that allows students to enjoy the challenge of learning together, under the guidance of an experienced teacher. 

Adult Ensembles and ChoirsAdult Ensembles & Choirs
Experience the joy of performing music in an ensemble with people who are as passionate as you are. All instruments and voices welcome!

Adult Master ClassesAdult Master Classes
In a master class, a limited number of participants perform pieces and are coached by a 'master' in a class setting. Available for all instruments with the option to either audit or register for participation. Recommended for intermediate-advanced students.

Theory and History ClassesTheory and History Classes
Preparing for a Royal Conservatory of Music theory exam? Come take classes right at the source! Classes are taught by acclaimed instructors. Accelerated classes are available in January and in the summer to prepare you for April and August exams.

Music AppreciationMusic Appreciation
Deepen your understanding and enjoyment of music across genres and historical periods, from the traditions of the past to the frontiers of the present. Two- to ten-week courses are available. Courses offered in the morning, afternoon and evening.

Teacher Training and Professional DevelopmentTeacher Training and Professional Development
Committed to the ongoing training of teachers and artists, The Royal Conservatory School offers several certification courses throughout the academic school year and during the summer.