Certificate Programs

The practical and theoretical VCM graded music exams designed to motivate students of all ages and teach them to set their goals in their musical journey.

Currently, exams are available form preliminary level up to level 10, for Piano, Violin, Voice, Music Theory, Composition, Songwriting and some world instruments such as Santour, Tar, Setar, and Kamancheh. In addition, the Associate Diploma (AVCM) and Licentiate Diploma (LVCM) are available for Piano, and Music Composition, which are the highest academic degree awarded by the VCM Certificate Program.

To register for the exams, complete the following steps:

  1. Read our exam policy carefully.
  2. Fill up the exam registration form.
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Piano

From the preliminary level to level 4, students will not be required to complete a theoretical exam in order to obtain their VCM Piano Certificate. Students who pass their piano exams will be eligible to receive their VCM piano certificate simply by submitting an email request to exams@vancomusic.ca.

However, students between Level 5 and 8 will be required to complete the theoretical exam which corresponds to their designated level as a corequisite for course completion.

Also, to acquire the VCM piano certificates and VCM composition certificates from level 9 up to LVCM, passing the courses, according to the table below are mandatory.

Violin

From the preliminary level to level 4, students will not be required to complete a theoretical exam in order to obtain their VCM Violin Certificate. Students who pass their violin exams will be eligible to receive their VCM violin certificate simply by submitting an email request to exams@vancomusic.ca.

However, students between Level 5 and 8 will be required to complete the theoretical exam corresponding to their designated level as a corequisite for course completion.

Voice

From the preliminary level to level 4, students will not be required to complete a theoretical exam in order to obtain their VCM Voice Certificate. Students who pass their voice exams will be eligible to receive their VCM voice certificate simply by submitting an email request to exams@vancomusic.ca.

However, students between Level 5 and 8 will be required to complete the theoretical exam which corresponds to their designated level as a corequisite for course completion.

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Composition

 Upon completion of the piano level 6 and music theory level 8, the students can continue their music journey in the field of composition from level 9 up to LVCM

Tar & Setar

Between the preliminary level to level 4, students will not be required to complete a theoretical exam in order to obtain their VCM Tar & Setar Certificate. Students who pass their Tar & Setar exams will be eligible to receive their VCM Tar & Setar certificate simply by submitting an email request to exams@vancomusic.ca.

However, students between Levels 5 and 8 must complete the theoretical exam corresponding to their designated level as a corequisite for course completion.

Santour

From the preliminary level to level 4, students will not be required to complete a theoretical exam in order to obtain their VCM Santour Certificate. Students who pass their Santour exams will be eligible to receive their VCM Santour certificate simply by submitting an email request to exams@vancomusic.ca.

However, students between Levels 5 and 8 must complete the theoretical exam corresponding to their designated level as a corequisite for course completion.

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Exams Policy

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