Music Theory (Rudiments)

Program Outline

A comprehensive approach to learning Music Theory, as it pertains to RCM Theory levels. (Formerly Sound Advice)

Theory 1 – 4

Students learn concepts that correspond to their level of instrumental study while developing a strong theoretical foundation for future studies.

Theory 5

Prepares students for the co-requisite of RCM Grade 5 instrumental and vocal examinations. Prerequisite: Sound Advice 4 or Theory 4.

Theory 6

Prepares students for the co-requisite of RCM Grade 6 instrumental and vocal exams. Prerequisite: Sound Advice 5, Theory 5, or Basic Rudiments.

Theory 7

Prepares students for the co-requisite of RCM Grade 7 instrumental and vocal examinations. Prerequisite: Sound Advice 6, Theory 6, or Intermediate Rudiments.

 

Program Details

Term 1: Week of Sept 12 - Jan 20 (no class Oct 10, Nov 11, Dec 19 - Jan 8)
Term 2: Week of Jan 13 - May 5 (no class Feb 13, Apr 14, 17, May 26; 1 week break in Mar)
$336/term • Downtown

Theory 1 - 4

Level 1: Fri • 4:30 - 5:30 pm • Term 1 only
Level 2: Fri • 4:30 - 5:30 pm • Term 2 only

Level 4: Mon• 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Thu • 4:00 - 5:00 pm


Theory 5
Tue • 4:00 - 5:00 pm OR Thu • 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Theory 6
Tue • 5:00 - 6:00 pm OR Fri • 5:30 - 6:30 pm

Theory 7
Mon • 6:00 - 7:00 pm OR Thu • 5:00 - 6:00 pm

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Instructor

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Crystal Wiksyk

Crystal studied theory and teacher training with Rodney Webster at the Victoria Conservatory of Music. Her further theory studies with Dr.Roman Toi of the Royal Conservatory of Music. She was trained in piano with David Bulmer and Phylis Shuldt; jazz with George Essihos. Crystal’s piano Teacher Training was with Winifred Wood, and included classes with Dr.Robin Wood and Edward Parker. Crystal is the Co-author of the Sound Advice theory and ear-training program published by Frederick Harris Music.