Classes

Music Skills

Instructor:  Olga Zeidel- 18 classes

Students receive training in sight reading and ear training skills which are the requirements of the Royal Conservatory of Music Practical Examinations. Students are grouped by Grade Level or Suzuki Book Level. 45 min classes are held twice monthly on Saturdays. Course Fee: $324

Rudiments Classes

Rudiments, History and Harmony Classes prepare students for the Royal Conservatory of Music Spring Examination.  Materials and the exam fee are not included in the course fee. Class days and times will be arranged to suit student schedules.

Basic Rudiments- 28 weeks

Music notation, time values, major and minor key signatures, accidentals, simple time, intervals, chords, transposition at the octave, finding the key of a melody, and musical terms and signs. 60 min class.   Course Fee: $560 New Student Registration Fee: $30 School Fee: $85

Intermediate Rudiments- 28 weeks

Major/minor scales, accidentals, pentatonic, chromatic, blues and octatonic scales, compound time, intervals, chords, cadences, transposition, musical terms and signs. 60 min class.  

Course Fee: $588   New Student Registration Fee $30 School Fee: $85

Advanced Rudiments- 28 weeks

Modes, scales, clefs, score types, hybrid meter time signatures, transposition, intervals, chords, musical terms and signs. 60 min class.   

Course Fee: $616  New Student Registration Fee: $30  School Fee: $85

Harmony Classes

Basic Harmony- 28 weeks

Chords, pedal points, sequences, modulation, non-chord notes, form, melody writing, four part harmonization with a given melody and given chord symbols as well as harmonic and structural analysis. 75 min class.  

Course Fee: $784  New Student Registration Fee: $30  School Fee: $85

Intermediate Harmony- 28 weeks

Building upon the Basic course, students will study the following in more depth: Chords, pedal points, sequences, modulation, non-chord notes, form, melody writing, and four part harmonization with a given melody and given chord symbols as well as harmonic and structural analysis. 75 min class.  Course Fee: $896 New Student Registration Fee: $30 School Fee: $85

History Class

History 1- 28 weeks

This course is an introduction to music history through an overview of four historical style periods: The Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Modern eras. Students will learn about the representative composers and their works as well as general terms that apply to the music of each era.  60 min class.  Course Fee: $644 New Student Registration Fee: $30 School Fee: $85