RCM Examinations Deadlines and information

The deadline for registering for a Spring RCM Exam is fast approaching. Click on Read More to see all the details and information - including how to earn a high school credit.

For those of you preparing for a an exam during the spring session, your registration deadline is March 6. Registrations can be completed online by clicking here. Be sure you have your RCM Candidate Number as well as your Teacher RCM number when you apply. 

The Theory exams will take place on May 11 & 12, while all Practical (instrumental) exams will be scheduled between June 11-30. Final details will be mailed to students closer to the examination dates.

Secondary school students in Ontario will be pleased to learn that their RCM examinations can be used towards earning their OSSD. By averaging a mark from a Practical exam and a Theory exam, students can earn the following credits:

Instrument RCM Exam Taken Credit Earned
Any instrument, including voice, but not including Speech Arts Grade 7 Practical+ Intermediate Rudiments Grade 11 Credit
Any instrument, including voice, but not including Speech Arts Grade 8 Practical+ Advanced Rudiments Grade 12 Credit

Information courtesy of RCM Examinations.

According to the Government of Ontario Ministry of Education website, there is no strict limit to the number of Music credits that can be used for completion of an OSSD. However, various universities may restrict the number of Grade 11 and 12 Credits used in calculating the student average for the admission process. Please consult your school's guidance department or university admissions office for more information.

If you need any further assistance with this, please don't hesitate to contact us or speak with your teacher. Good luck to those applying!

New & notable

What's new

MTMS Online Recital June 2020

Even though we can't be together, we can still share our amazing achievements! Thanks to everyone participating in our first-ever online recital. We will be adding to this page as we get more recordings.


MTMS Online Summer Choir Program

When: June 29-August 21
Cost: $250 per child
Where: Your living room!

Like you, most (if not all!) of our summer camps and programs have been cancelled. We’re here to help!