®The finest instrument is the mind.

Programs and Courses

Piano Teacher Specialist Courses

Invest in yourself, connect with other teachers, and learn from the experts - all without leaving home!

These 10-week/40-hour online courses are facilitated by experienced pedagogues and, through a wide range of videos and articles, will help you gain deep insight into physical approaches, musicianship, repertoire, and artistry. Cohorts of 20-25 teachers, weekly assignments, and moderated discussion forums help you make the most of your learning journey. Less than $50/week, some pre-requisites apply.


Master music theory concepts and learn beyond the classroom with RCM’s Online Theory Courses and Apps! By bringing concepts to life through a variety of multimedia elements and games, RCM Music Theory Courses and Apps engage the visual, tactile, and auditory learners in a way that is fun and enjoyable.


The Royal Conservatory’s online History courses bring music history to life for young learners. We will explore musical eras in a highly visual manner providing context by connecting music to art, architecture, and even fashion, augmented by embedded audio examples, interactive games, and quizzes. These courses serve students with a variety of learning styles and are designed to support students who do not live in close proximity to history teachers.


Four Star® Online Ear Training

The Royal Conservatory online ear training provides activities with feedback and hints to help you succeed in developing your aural skills. It includes acoustic musical examples for a high-quality listening experience and an onscreen keyboard for additional support.