Pathways to Performance

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The Programme

The Pathways to Performance programme is designed to help you grow as a musician. Each set of lessons is specific to your needs, allowing you to work one-on-one with an RCM accredited teacher on any point of focus, including:

  • Excelling to the next ABRSM level.
  • Preparing for competitions, festivals, recitals, or auditions.
  • General skills improvement.
  • Any other support on which the parent/student would like to focus.

Programme Overview

  • Participation in the programme is accepted on a rolling basis.
  • Cost for one group of lessons is £700, which includes
    • Six (6) weekly, 1-hour private online lessons with a certified RCM teacher
    • Participation in any of the periodic Pathways to Performance online recitals
  • Lessons are held on Forte – an online lesson platform with industry-leading audio.
  • Fully individualized learning designed to help you achieve your personal goals.
  • Students will receive a Certificate of Attendance after their third set of lessons.

Programme Participation Criteria

  • The programme is offered for most Western orchestral instruments with a focus on classical music.
  • Students ages 15-18 are welcome to participate.
  • Students should have studied music for at least two years and be able to read sheet music to participate in the programme.
  • Participants must submit an application, which requires a brief video of themselves/their child playing their instrument to show their general skill level.
How much does the programme cost?

Participation in each Pathways to Performance programme costs £700.

This includes six (6) one-hour lessons with an RCM teacher and optional participation in the periodic Pathways to Performance programme recitals.

Is there a deadline to apply?

The Pathways to Performance programme accepts new students on a rolling basis, so there is no deadline to apply.

When are lessons held?

Most teachers in the RCM Pathways to Performance programme will be located in the GMT timezone. Lesson availability will be dependent on teacher availability.

Will I receive a certificate at the end of the program?

Participating students will receive a certificate after their third package of lessons.

What instruments can I study on in this programme?

The Pathways to Performance programme welcomes most Western classical instruments, including

  • Piano
  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Upright Bass
  • Flute/Piccolo
  • Oboe/English Horn
  • Clarinet
  • Bassoon
  • French Horn
  • Trumpet
  • Trombone
  • Tuba
  • Orchestral Percussion
  • Voice (classical voice)

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