Learn Level 6 RCM Theory!

Everything you need to know to successfully pass the Royal Conservatory of Music's Level 6 Theory Exam. This self- paced self-study course includes:

  • Video Lessons which explain the required material and provide methods and examples for completing the corresponding assignments
  • Printable PDF Files for every lesson (142 pages in total) with the lesson notes and exercises 
  • Final Test in the style of the RCM examination
  • Answer Book (PDF) with the complete set of answers for all written assignments and the final test.
  • Interactive Flashcards to quiz your knowledge
  • Integrated Video Resources for the music appreciation component
  • Quick Reference Sheet (PDF)

Note that the Complete course does not include marking of assignments or tests. This same course is available with teacher marking as the Level 6 Theory Plus Version and for study under the supervision of an outside teacher as the Level 6 Theory Student Version.

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Whole Steps, Half Steps and Accidentals
Terms and Signs Set 1
Relative Note and Rest Values
Simple Time (Review)
Compound Time
Identifying Time Signatures (Simple/Compound Time)
Grouping Rests in Compound Time
Terms and Signs Set 2
Circle of Fifths - Major Keys
Writing Major Scales
Major Scale Degree Names

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the requirements for this course?

Students should have a solid knowledge of the RCM Level 5 material before taking this course.

Who is this course for?

Any self-directed learner who is interested in taking the Level 6 RCM examination or who wants to lay a foundation of study for higher levels.

For what age is this course appropriate?

It is recommended for students ages 12 and up but it also suitable for younger children who work under the supervision of an adult.

How long do I have to finish the course?

As long as you need! It is completely self paced and so you when you start and finish is up to you. Videos and can be paused and replayed as often as you like and worksheets can be downloaded and reprinted as needed.

How long do I have access to the course?

Forever! Once you've enrolled and paid, you'll have access to the course material for as long as you need.

What if I'm unhappy with my purchase?

I don't want you to be unhappy! If you are dissatisfied with the course, just email me within 7 days and I will send you a full refund.

I still have a question, how can I contact you?

I'd be happy to answer any questions you might have. Send me an email at