Welcome to The Royal Conservatory of Music New Teachers' Community

The RCM New Teachers' Community will guide teachers who have little or no experience with The RCM through every step of The RCM Certificate Program, from perusing the Syllabus to helping students complete their first successful examinations. Join Dr. Janet Lopinski and Jonathan Roberts on Tuesday, February 27th at 11 AM EST to learn more about this new initiative and The RCM Certificate program and get answers to your questions.

Teaching with The RCM Piano Syllabus and Celebration Series

This series of eight weekly webinars will provide a level-by-level guide to teaching with the Piano Syllabus, 2022 Edition and Celebration Series®, Sixth Edition repertoire.

Violin Symposium 2022

Explore the performances and presentations from the inaugural RCM Violin Symposium featuring internationally acclaimed soloist Jinjoo Cho and RCM faculty Dr. Min-Jeong Koh, Kelly Parkins-Lindstrom, Barry Shiffman and more! The Violin Symposium is a pedagogy event focused on nurturing excellence in artistic, technical, and performance skills.

Ask a Neuroscientist

What is memory and how do we use it in music?

Music is a useful aid to memory because it provides many opportunities for repetition in a variety of different forms, in a manner that can promote much deeper feelings than simple lists. This makes music both easy to memorize and an aid to memorizing other things.
Sean Hutchins
Director of Research
Q:
What is memory and how do we use it in music?
A:
When we’re listening to, practicing, or performing music, various types of memory come into play.
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RESOURCES

Speech Arts and Drama Resources

Find history & literature, and technical theory practice examinations, plus other Speech Arts and Drama resources.
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REPERTOIRE

Piano Online Community

Your new Celebration Series® Repertoire and Etudes books will grant you access to an online community with over 500 audio and video recordings, from acclaimed pianists like Anton Nel, to inspire you and your students.
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CURRICULUM

Introducing the Violin Series, 2021 Edition

Carefully curated to support teachers and students in their artistic and technical development, the Violin Series, 2021 Edition includes engaging pieces from a diverse range of eras and styles from elementary to advanced repertoire. 
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