Royal Conservatory of Music Examinations
Royal Conservatory Certificate Program at OSMPA
Overview: At OSMPA, we are dedicated to preparing and guiding students through the Royal Conservatory Certificate program, catering to all ages and levels. The Royal Conservatory of Music Examinations is offered in both in-person and online formats.
Practical Examinations: These assessments comprehensively evaluate students' performances, encompassing repertoire, etudes or vocalises, technical tests, aural skills, sight reading/singing, and orchestral excerpts for strings, brass, and wind instruments.
Theory Examinations: Our theory examinations gauge students' understanding of music fundamentals, progressing from notation basics at the Elementary levels to structural and harmonic analysis at the Advanced levels.
Comprehensive System: The Royal Conservatory Certificate Program offers a thorough music study and assessment system from Elementary to Advanced Levels. Successfully completing the requirements for each level earns students a Certificate of Achievement from the Royal Conservatory.
Benefits of Examinations:
- Provides an opportunity for students to track their progress
- Encourages goal setting
- Promotes well-rounded musical training
What to Expect at an Examination:
- Objective assessment of the student's skill for that level
- A friendly yet professional environment
- Personalized feedback and marks
- Results available online
- Opportunity to Earn Secondary School Credits
Secondary School Credits: Completion of practical levels 7 and 8, along with theory requirements, qualifies students for secondary school credits, a recognition available in every province in Canada.
Preparing for Examinations:
- Discuss examination goals with your teacher and student.
- Set small, weekly goals to achieve larger objectives.
- Collaborate with your teacher to select the right repertoire.
- Include a student favorite from the popular list for variety.
- Plan a run-through exam.
- Focus on the music rather than the marks.
Integrated Curriculum: Our integrated curriculum ensures students study a diverse range of repertoire, from classical to contemporary, alongside etudes, musicianship skills, technique, and theory.
Embark on Your Musical Journey: We eagerly anticipate guiding you on your musical journey! Schedule an OSMPA interview to discover how we can make a positive difference in your student's musical development.