About Our Program
About The RCM Certificate Program
From beginner to advanced, The RCM provides an internationally renowned standard of music education and achievement.
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Music is a mind builder - both the research and our alumni agree
Discover our 130 year tradition of structured music education, and why it's the gold standard.
Learn more about our curriculum and the disciplines supported
Our program is designed to inspire students through assessment and achievement
Discover a system of music education that is recognized world wide for its excellence, with a 130-year tradition in Canada.
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Why Study Music?
Music education is the most powerful tool for attaining children's full intellectual, social, and creative potential. How do we know? Here's what the research and our alumni have to say.
THE BENEFITS OF MUSIC EDUCATION
Curriculum and Disciplines
Our curriculum helps students achieve the skills they need to become proficient, leading to a lifelong enjoyment of music.
CURRICULUM AND DISCIPLINES
Learning, forgetting, and relearning
Learning music takes a lot of work. Complex mental and motor skills are painstakingly practiced over weeks, months, and years for musicians to be performance-ready; even basic skills like scales need to be reinforced regularly.