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Theory 8 - Saturday Session

Theory 8 - Saturday Session

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Students will prepare for the level 8 theory examination with the Royal Conservatory of Music.

Start Date: Saturday, September 7th 2019 

End Date: Saturday, May 2nd 2020  

Time: 2pm-3pm (1 hour group class)

Sessions: 29

Each week students will take part in a lecture and activity based theory class. Students are expected to complete their assignments on a weekly basis to keep up with class concepts. Students will prepare for the grade 8 theory examination with the Royal Conservatory of Music.

Level 8: New Concepts

  • alto and tenor clefs
  • transposition to concert pitch
  • hybrid meters
  • compound intervals
  • triads built on any scale degree
  • cluster, quartal, and polychords
  • introduction to Medieval, Renaissance, and world music

    Materials are not included in the course fee. Students will be required to purchase the grade 8 theory book and practice exams to complete this course. 

    Examination date: Saturday, May 9th 2020 from 2pm-4pm (2 hours)

    Alternate examination date (if there is a conflict): Friday, May 8th from 9:30am to 11:30am (2 hours)