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Royal Conservatory


The program provides a recognized national standard of musical success through an effectively sequenced course of study from beginner to advanced levels.  The Music Development Program inspires excellence through individual student assessments and allows students to celebrate accomplishment and track their progress with others across the country. It also supports teachers with high-quality and innovative resources.  All students deserve the opportunity to celebrate their musical achievements nationally. Join the growing community of teachers, students, and families who are discovering the benefits of the Music Development Program as it enriches their lives.


Royal Music Conservatory Music Program Highlights:

  • Exams begin at level 1 and go through level 10 getting progressively more difficult

  • Available for 21 different instruments plus voice

  • A Licenciate Diploma of The Royal Conservatory of Music (LRCM) is available for piano

  • Master technical skills relating to scales, chords and arpeggios in a series of keys

  • Learn to identify intervals, cadence and rhythmic patterns as well as develop ear training and site reading skills.

  • Understand music language, foundational theory, harmony, counterpoint analysis and music history

  • Progress is measured through examinations and regional and national awards

Achievement in the Certificate Program of RCM may recognized as credit toward secondary school credit in many Canadian schools considered an important element in entrance requirements for professional music programs at many universities across North America.


Demonstrating musical accomplishments provides evidence of a student’s willingness to learn, to set both short and long-term goals, illustrates the determination to achieve achieving challenging tasks and displays a student’s creativity.


Examinations take place throughout the year . Please contact the Happy Minds School of Music director should you be interested in participating in this program.

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