Summer Theory Programs

History I (Mon & Wed)
June 21 – Aug 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm ~ 8:30 pm
Course Fee : $500 + materials
Teacher : Fernando Baldassini

Intermediate Harmony (Tue & Thur)
July 4 – Aug 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm ~ 3:30 pm
Course Fee : $500 + materials
Teacher : Fernando Baldassini

Comprehensive Advanced Rudiments (Wed)
May 17 – Aug 9, 2017 @ 6:00 ~ 8:15 pm
Course Fee : $450 + materials
Teacher : Sahar Mashaollah

Comprehensive Advanced Rudiments (Mon, Wed & Fri)
July 5 – Aug 11, 2017 @ 10:30 ~ 12:30 pm
Course Fee : $450 + materials
Teacher : Ruth-Anne Yiu

Comprehensive Intermediate Rudiments (Wed)
May 17 – Aug 9, 2017 @ 6:00 ~ 8:15 pm
Course Fee : $380 + materials
Teacher : Sahar Mashaollah

Comprehensive Intermediate Rudiments (Mon, Wed & Fri)
July 5 – Aug 11, 2017 @ 1:00 ~ 3:00 pm
Course Fee : $380 + materials
Teacher : Ruth-Anne Yiu

Maximum 10 students per class
15% off on text books and exam materials

Examination Dates
(2017 Summer Session)

Registration Deadline : June 6, 2017
Theory Examinations : August 11 & 12, 2017

RCM Theory Requirements

Grade 5 Basic Rudiments
Grade 6 Intermediate Rudiments
Grade 7 Advanced Rudiments
Grade 8 Advanced Rudiments
Grade 9 Advanced Rudiments
History 1 : An Overview
Basic Harmony
or Basic Keyboard Harmony
Grade 10 Advanced Rudiments
History 1 : An Overview
History 2 : Middle-Ages to Classical
Intermediate Harmony
or Intermediate Keyboard Harmony

Fernando Baldassini
ARCT (Theory & Composition), B.F.A., B.Ed.

Fernando's diverse musical career goes back to his high school days when he learned to play various woodwind instruments including the clarinet, bass clarinet, and all members of the sax family. Fernando graduated from York University, having studied composition with James Tenney. With his extensive schedule, Fernando continued his studies in music education and graduated with a Bachelor  degree in Education from the University of Toronto. Over the years, Fernando's love for teaching is reflected in the success of his students as many of them are currently on staff in music studios throughout the GTA. In short, Fernando's passion continues to be that of a truly dedicated piano and theory (all grades and subjects) to all age groups. "Music is meant for anyone and everyone..." will continue to be his motto.  His classes are fun, creative, motivational and geared towards a life long musical learning.

Ruth-Anne Yiu
B.Ed., BMus

Ruth-Anne graduated with a double degree in Music and Education from University of Toronto.  She has performed with Showtime Pit Orchestra, Arts York String Orchestra, and the Unionville High School Orchestra.  Her excellent interpersonal skills, friendly personality and love of teaching make her classroom lessons always enjoyable. Her comprehensive lesson plans is both challenging and educational, and she constantly encourages and motivates her students to reach their full musical potential.