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Becoming a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.


Fall 2022 Classes

Contact beckettschool@wlu.ca to register.

Royal Conservatory of Music Exam Prep Classes

Beginner Level: Covers Royal Conservatory Levels 1 to 4. Ideal for students preparing for beginner to intermediate level practical exams who have had minimal or no prior theory instruction.

Intermediate Level: Covers Royal Conservatory Levels 5 and 6. Ideal for students who are preparing for intermediate to advanced level practical exams who have either completed the Beginner Level Course or the Level 4 RCM exam, or an equivalency test.

Advanced Level: Covers Royal Conservatory Levels 7 and 8. Ideal for students who are preparing for advanced level practical exams who have either completed the Intermediate Level Course or the Level 6 RCM exam, or an equivalency test.

  • Dates: Mondays from Sept. 19 to Dec. 12, 2022 (12 one-hour classes)
  • Schedule: Available start times: 4:30 p.m., 5:45 p.m. and 7 p.m. (start time to be determined for each level, depending on enrolment)
  • Tuition: $320, minimum three students (cost includes workbook) or semi-private rate $450 for two students per class

Students who have not completed a prior exam or class may request an equivalency test to assess their eligibility for intermediate and advanced classes.

Classes will prepare students for RCM Theory Exams, but classes do not include the official exam or cover the RCM exam fees. Students must register for exams independently through the RCM website.

Complete Theory Rudiments: Royal Conservatory of Music Level 8 Prep Course

This full year course is a complete overview in Elementary Music Rudiments and is recommended for students working on intermediate to advanced level practical exams. Students do not need to complete a prior theory program as the class will review beginner level material and progress to advanced levels of understanding. This course will prepare students for the Level 8 RCM Theory curriculum.

  • Dates: Mondays from Sept. 19, 2022 to June 5, 2023 (includes 30 one-hour classes)
  • Time: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Cost: $950, minimum three students (cost includes course workbooks), or semi-private rate is $1400 each for two students

Contact Us:

Beckett School at Laurier

E: beckettschool@wlu.ca
T: 519.578.3640

Laurier location: 190 Lester St., Waterloo

South Kitchener location: 68 Biehn Dr., Kitchener

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