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 is a theory and musicianship instructor at the Victoria Conservatory of Music, where she coordinates theory programming for the School of Music Technology and Creativity. Crystal teaches group classes as well as individual lessons at the VCM, and has taught theory and musicianship classes for the VCM/Camosun College Diploma program. She is the co-author of three publications for the Royal Conservatory of Music, and is the Artistic Director of Theory Programs for the VCM Summer Academy. Crystal is a Royal Conservatory certified theory teacher and long-time member of the BC Registered Music Teachers Association. Her students are often the […]