RCM Examinations


The Royal Conservatory of Music

Founded in 1886, The Royal Conservatory of Music is widely recognized as one of the most significant music institutions in Canada. As a leading school of music, The Royal Conservatory of Music has produced distinguished musicians acclaimed throughout the world.

RCM Examinations

RCM Examinations is a sister organization to The Royal Conservatory of Music. The high standards of The Royal Conservatory of Music curriculum are made available and accessible to students across the country through the RCM Examinations Certificate Program. Examinations are conducted three times each year in more than 300 communities from coast to coast through a network of RCM Examinations Centres.RCM Examinations Centre Representatives
Each RCM Examinations Centre has a local Examination Centre Representative whose role is to provide information, assist teachers and students, and ensure a successful examination experience.

RCM Examinations Certificate Program

The Certificate Program encompasses all levels from beginner to certification as an Associate of The Royal Conservatory of Music (ARCT), through a curriculum of up to twelve grades. Each grade is a stepping stone established as a logical assessment point for a developing musician.
Each year, more than 100,000 students across North America participate in the internationally recognized Certificate Program of RCM Examinations.
Information taken from the RCM Examinations website.