BCCM Theory Program
BCCM offers group lessons, private lessons, and accelerated classes in a variety of theory subjects.
Theory courses offered at BCCM include:
Grade 5 Theory
Grade 6 Theory
Grade 7 Theory
Grade 8 Theory
Grade 9 Harmony
Grade 9 History
Grade 10 Harmony & Counterpoint
Grade 10 History
Diploma Harmony & Counterpoint
Group theory lessons are held throughout the school year from September to May (Fall session) and May to August (Summer session). Class sizes range from 2 students to a maximum of 8 students for Theory and for Harmony, Counterpoint and Analysis classes, there is a maximum of 5 students; History classes have a maximum of 8 students. Registration for Fall session theory classes start in August; registration for Summer session theory classes start in April.
Private theory lessons are also available for students throughout the school year. 30-min. to 1-hr. lessons are available on a weekly basis.
Accelerated Summer Accelerated Theory Schedule. Please note: Lessons in mid-May to June are once per week and lessons in July until the exam date are twice per week.
Notes / Text Books
Students will be informed at the first lesson of the required text, and it is the responsibility of the students to purchase the correct text for use. Students will be given handouts throughout the course of the year; a photocopying fee may apply to some theory courses. Other required course materials may apply and it is expected that students come to class prepared.
Assignment / Exams
Students will be given assignments, class quizzes and practice exams throughout the term. It is expected that all students submit assignments on time. From private theory lessons to accelerated class lessons, students are given an opportunity to obtain an excellent theory education. It is the goal of every teacher to enhance the learning experience for all theory students in an enthusiastic and creative classroom setting.