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2016-2017 Examination Dates

Practical Examination Dates

Spring Session 2016

Registration Opens January 19, 2016
Registration Deadline March 1, 2016
Theory Examinations May 13 & 14, 2016
Practical Examinations June 6-25, 2016

Summer Session 2016

 
Registration Opens April 5, 2016
Registration Deadline June 1, 2016
Theory Examinations August 5 & 6, 2016
Practical Examinations August 8-20, 2016

Winter Session (2016-17)

 
Registration Opens September 13, 2016
Registration Deadline November 1, 2016
Theory Examinations December 9 & 10, 2016
Practical Examinations January 16-28, 2017

April Session 2017*

Registration Opens
November 15, 2016
Registration Deadline
January 4, 2017
Practical Piano Examinations
April 3-8, 2017
*Practical examinations for piano only. Theory examinations not available.

Spring Session 2017

Registration Opens January 17, 2017
Registration Deadline March 7, 2017
Theory Examinations May 12 & 13, 2017
Practical Examinations June 5-24, 2017

Summer Session 2017

 
Registration Opens April 4, 2017
Registration Deadline June 6, 2017
Theory Examinations August 11 & 12, 2017
Practical Examinations August 14-26, 2017

Theory Examination Dates

Theory Examinations take place only on the dates stated above and according to the following schedule:

Subject Day Time
Preparatory Rudiments Saturday 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Basic Rudiments Saturday 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Intermediate Rudiments Saturday 9:30 - 11:30 am
Advanced Rudiments Saturday 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Introductory Harmony Friday 9:30 - 11:30 am
Basic Harmony Saturday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
History 1: An Overview Friday 2:00 - 5:00 pm
Intermediate Harmony Saturday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
History 2: Middle Ages to Classical Friday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Counterpoint Friday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Advanced Harmony Saturday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
History 3: 19th Century to Present Friday 2:00 - 5:00 pm.
Analysis Saturday 2:00 - 5:00 pm
Speech Arts Technical Theory Levels 1-4 Friday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speech Arts History & Literature Theory Levels 1-3 Friday 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
ARCT Teacher's Written Friday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Elementary Piano Pedagogy Written Friday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Intermediate Piano Pedagogy Written Friday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Advanced Piano Pedagogy Written Friday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Alternate Theory Examination Schedule

The following exams are offered at these alternate seatings to accomodate candidates who may have a conflict with the original date and time.

Subject Day Time
Basic Rudiments Friday 9:30 - 10:30 am
Intermediate Rudiments Friday 9:30 - 11:30 am
Advanced Rudiments Friday 9:30 - 11:30 am
Basic Harmony Friday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Intermediate Harmony Friday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Counterpoint Saturday 2:00 - 5:00 pm
Advanced Harmony Friday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Analysis Friday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm