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Queen's University
 

ADVANCED RUDIMENTS

 

This 10-week Winter Term course given by Maria Rost is designed to prepare students for the Advanced Rudiments RCM examination in May 2013. Entry into the RCM examination is optional, and students must register with RCM directly.

 

1) SCHEDULE

Classes will take place on Saturday mornings between 11am-12.15pm, in Rm 213 of Harrison-LeCaine Hall of Queen’s University, on Bader Lane, on the following dates in 2013:

  • January 26th
  • February 2nd & 23rd
  • March 2nd, 16th, 23rd & 30th
  • April 13th & 26th
  • May 4th

2) WHO CAN ATTEND

This course is open to students of any age. It will run with a minimum class size of 4 people (please refer to Conservatory Policy for further details regarding procedure if minimum class size is not achieved).

3) PRE-REQUISITES

In order to obtain maximum benefit from this course, students should have successfully completed the RCM Intermediate Rudiments (formerly known as Rudiments I) certificate, or have equivalent background. For those who are unsure if they have an appropriate equivalent background, a knowledge expectation guide is available for reference.

4) RECOMMENDED TEXT AND MATERIALS

Each student will be required to provide, at their own expense, the following items for use in the class and at home:

  • “Elementary Music Rudiments: Advanced” by Mark Sarnecki.

Published by Frederick Harris Music. SKU EMR02

ISBN: 9780887977626.

  • Most recent edition of the RCM Official Examination Papers for Advanced Rudiments. 2012 exam papers should be available after Christmas 2012.

Available at Renaissance Music 

  • Good quality music staff paper (8.5x11)
  • Pencils (B or HB)
  • Extra erasers (in addition to one found on a pencil)
  • A straight edge (Draftsman’s triangle or ruler recommended)
  • Regular homework will be assigned at each class.

5) FEES

Course fee:  $215 per person.

Registration fee: $40 per family per year. This fee covers registration for all programs within the Conservatory over the year.

 

6) RCM EXAMINATION

Entry into the RCM examination is not compulsory, but is encouraged as it is a co-requisite for many RCM practical certificates. Students are responsible for entering themselves into the RCM examination directly (information will be provided on this during the course).



 

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