Piano Competitive

Selections may be used in one class only. Memory is not required for duets, duos or trios.


PC-01 Baroque and Classical

Any Baroque or Classical piece from the current RCM or CC syllabus.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
PC-01-01Grade/Level 1---20.00
PC-01-02Grade/Level 2---20.00

PC-02 Baroque

Any Baroque piece from the current RCM or CC syllabus.
For grade/level 8 and higher, Bach Two-Part Inventions, Three-Part Inventions and Preludes and Fugues must be entered in class PC-03.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
PC-02-01Grade/Level 3---20.00
PC-02-02Grade/Level 4---20.00
PC-02-03Grade/Level 5---20.00
PC-02-04Grade/Level 6---25.00
PC-02-05Grade/Level 7---25.00
PC-02-06Grade/Level 8---25.00
PC-02-07Grade/Level 9---25.00
PC-02-08Grade/Level 10---25.00
PC-02-09Associate/Diploma---30.00
PC-02-10Post Associate/Open---30.00

PC-03 Bach

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
PC-03-01Grade/Level 7 and 8Two-Part Inventions25.00
PC-03-02Grade/Level 9Three-Part Inventions (Sinfonias) or grade/level 9 Prelude and Fugue25.00
PC-03-03Grade/Level 10Any grade/level 10 Prelude and Fugue25.00
PC-03-04Associate/DiplomaAny associate level Prelude and Fugue (from WTC Book I or II)30.00
PC-03-05Post Associate/OpenAny post-associate level Prelude and Fugue (from WTC Book I or II)30.00

PC-04 Classical

Any Classical piece from the current RCM or CC syllabus. Multi-movement Sonatinas and Sonatas are to be played as listed in the RCM or CC Syllabus for that grade.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
PC-04-01Grade/Level 3---20.00
PC-04-02Grade/Level 4---20.00
PC-04-03Grade/Level 5---20.00
PC-04-04Grade/Level 6---25.00
PC-04-05Grade/Level 7---25.00
PC-04-06Grade/Level 8---25.00
PC-04-07Grade/Level 9---25.00
PC-04-08Grade/Level 10---25.00
PC-04-09Associate A/DiplomaMozart, Haydn or Clementi30.00
PC-04-10Associate B/DiplomaBeethoven or Schubert30.00
PC-04-11Post Associate A/OpenMozart, Haydn or Clementi30.00
PC-04-12Post Associate B/OpenBeethoven or Schubert30.00

PC-05 Romantic, Post Romantic & Early 20th Century

Any Romantic, Post-Romantic or early 20th Century (prior to 1950) piece from the current RCM or CC syllabus.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
PC-05-01Grade/Level 1---20.00
PC-05-02Grade/Level 2---20.00
PC-05-03Grade/Level 3---20.00
PC-05-04Grade/Level 4---20.00
PC-05-05Grade/Level 5---20.00
PC-05-06Grade/Level 6---25.00
PC-05-07Grade/Level 7---25.00

PC-06 Romantic

Any Romantic piece from the current RCM or CC syllabus.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
PC-06-01Grade/Level 8---25.00
PC-06-02Grade/Level 9---25.00
PC-06-03Grade/Level 10---25.00
PC-06-04Associate/Diploma---30.00
PC-06-05Post-Associate/Open---30.00

PC-07 Post-Romantic / Early 20th Century

Any Post-Romantic or Early 20th Century piece (post 1875 to 1950) from the current RCM or CC syllabus.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
PC-07-01Grade/Level 8---25.00
PC-07-02Grade/Level 9---25.00
PC-07-03Grade/Level 10---25.00
PC-07-04Associate/Diploma---30.00
PC-07-05Post-Associate/Open---30.00

PC-08 Late 20th Century & 21st Century

Any late 20th Century (post 1950) or 21st Century piece from the current RCM or CC syllabus. Canadian works should be entered in PC-09.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
PC-08-01Grade/Level 1---20.00
PC-08-02Grade/Level 2---20.00
PC-08-03Grade/Level 3---20.00
PC-08-04Grade/Level 4---20.00
PC-08-05Grade/Level 5---20.00
PC-08-06Grade/Level 6---25.00
PC-08-07Grade/Level 7---25.00
PC-08-08Grade/Level 8---25.00
PC-08-09Grade/Level 9---25.00
PC-08-10Grade/Level 10---25.00
PC-08-11Associate/Diploma---30.00
PC-08-12Post Associate/Open---30.00

PC-09 Canadian Piano Solos

Any piece by a Canadian composer.
Selection need not be from the current RCM or CC syllabus.
Selection can be a commissioned piece or any other style of piece, including jazz or pop.
Selection should be at an appropriate grade/level.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
PC-09-01Beginner / Prep A---20.00
PC-09-02PreGrade 1 / Prep B---20.00
PC-09-03Grade/Level 1---20.00
PC-09-04Grade/Level 2---20.00
PC-09-05Grade/Level 3---20.00
PC-09-06Grade/Level 4---20.00
PC-09-07Grade/Level 5---20.00
PC-09-08Grade/Level 6---25.00
PC-09-09Grade/Level 7---25.00
PC-09-10Grade/Level 8---25.00
PC-09-11Grade/Level 9---25.00
PC-09-12Grade/Level 10---25.00
PC-09-13Associate/Diploma---30.00
PC-09-14Post Associate/Open---30.00

PC-10 Etudes/Studies

Any Etude or Study from the current RCM or CC syllabus.
No pop from the RCM popular selections substitutions list. (See class PC-11)

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
PC-10-01Grade/Level 1---20.00
PC-10-02Grade/Level 2---20.00
PC-10-03Grade/Level 3---20.00
PC-10-04Grade/Level 4---20.00
PC-10-05Grade/Level 5---20.00
PC-10-06Grade/Level 6---25.00
PC-10-07Grade/Level 7---25.00
PC-10-08Grade/Level 8---25.00
PC-10-09Grade/Level 9---25.00
PC-10-10Grade/Level 10---25.00
PC-10-11Associate/Diploma---30.00
PC-10-12Post Associate/Open---30.00

PC-11 Popular Selections

Own Choice. Please enter at your current grade/level. Your selection should be at a comparable level.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
PC-11-01Beginner / Prep A---20.00
PC-11-02PreGrade 1 / Prep B---20.00
PC-11-03Grade/Level 1---20.00
PC-11-04Grade/Level 2---20.00
PC-11-05Grade/Level 3---20.00
PC-11-06Grade/Level 4---20.00
PC-11-07Grade/Level 5---20.00
PC-11-08Grade/Level 6---25.00
PC-11-09Grade/Level 7---25.00
PC-11-10Grade/Level 8---25.00
PC-11-11Grade/Level 9---25.00
PC-11-12Grade/Level 10---25.00
PC-11-13Associate/Diploma---30.00
PC-11-14Post Associate/Open---30.00

PC-12 Concert Class: Any Repertoire

This class is NOT a provincial qualifier.
Please see PC-13. Two solo works of equal difficulty showing stylistic balance. No pop.
Selections need not be from the RCM or CC Syllabus.
Appropriateness of selections will be considered in the marks.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
PC-12-01Grade/Level 1Maximum 6 minutes30.00
PC-12-02Grade/Level 2Maximum 6 minutes30.00
PC-12-03Grade/Level 3Maximum 6 minutes30.00
PC-12-04Grade/Level 4Maximum 8 minutes30.00
PC-12-05Grade/Level 5Maximum 8 minutes30.00
PC-12-06Grade/Level 6Maximum 8 minutes35.00
PC-12-07Grade/Level 7Maximum 10 minutes35.00
PC-12-08Grade/Level 8Maximum 10 minutes35.00
PC-12-09Grade/Level 9Maximum 12 minutes35.00
PC-12-10Grade/Level 10Maximum 12 minutes35.00
PC-12-11Associate/DiplomaMaximum 15 minutes40.00
PC-12-12Post Associate/OpenMaximum 20 minutes40.00

PC-13 Concert Class: PROVINCIAL QUALIFIER

Students should enter one of these classes only if they wish to qualify for Provincials, and will definitely participate in Provincials if selected by the adjudicator. Otherwise, they should enter a class in PC-12.
Two contrasting pieces from the RCM or CC syllabus.
Both selections must be at the same grade/level.
Time limits must be strictly adhered to.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
PC-13-01Grade/Level 6Maximum 15 minutes35.00
PC-13-02Grade/Level 7Maximum 15 minutes35.00
PC-13-03Grade/Level 8Maximum 25 minutes35.00
PC-13-04Grade/Level 9Maximum 25 minutes35.00
PC-13-05Grade/Level 10Maximum 30 minutes35.00
PC-13-06Associate/DiplomaMaximum 40 minutes40.00
PC-13-07Post Associate/OpenMaximum 40 minutes40.00

PC-14 Concerto

Own choice - First or last movement.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
PC-14-01Grade/Level 8 and lowerMaximum 12 minutes35.00
PC-14-02Grade/Level 9 and upBaroque or Classical. Maximum 20 minutes.35.00
PC-14-03Grade/Level 9 and upRomantic or Contemporary. Maximum 20 minutes35.00

PC-15 Pre-Grade 1 Solos

Own choice. These classes are for students not yet at grade/level 1.
Students may enter at either the beginner OR the introductory level but not both.
Selections may be from method books, RCM Prep A or Prep B or any other equivalent source.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
PC-15-01Beginner/Prep A, 8 and under---20.00
PC-15-02Beginner/Prep A, 9 to 12---20.00
PC-15-03Beginner/Prep A, 13 and over---20.00
PC-15-04Introductory/Prep B, 8 and under---20.00
PC-15-05Introductory/Prep B, 9 to 12---20.00
PC-15-06Introductory/Prep B, 13 and over---20.00

PC-16 Own Choice

Own choice. One selection.
Any repertoire. Please enter at an equivalent grade/level.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
PC-16-01Beginner / Prep AMaximum 2 minutes20.00
PC-16-02Introductory / Prep BMaximum 2 minutes20.00
PC-16-03Grade/Level 1Maximum 2 minutes20.00
PC-16-04Grade/Level 2Maximum 2 minutes20.00
PC-16-05Grade/Level 3Maximum 3 minutes20.00
PC-16-06Grade/Level 4Maximum 4 minutes20.00
PC-16-07Grade/Level 5Maximum 5 minutes20.00
PC-16-08Grade/Level 6Maximum 6 minutes25.00
PC-16-09Grade/Level 7Maximum 6 minutes25.00
PC-16-10Grade/Level 8Maximum 6 minutes25.00
PC-16-11Grade/Level 9Maximum 7 minutes25.00
PC-16-12Grade/Level 10Maximum 7 minutes25.00
PC-16-13Associate/DiplomaMaximum 8 minutes30.00
PC-16-14Post Associate/OpenMaximum 8 minutes30.00

PC-17 Accompaniment

The pianist must provide their own soloist: a vocalist or other instrumentalist.
Only the accompanist will be marked.
Please enter at your current grade/level.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
PC-17-01Grade/Level 7 and under---25.00
PC-17-02Grade/Levels 8 and 9---25.00
PC-17-03Grade/Level 10 and up---25.00

PC-18 Duets

One piano - Four hands. Please enter at your current grade/level.
Own choice. Your selection should be at an appropriate level.
Only one duet partner must register and submit the class fee. List partner on registration form.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
PC-18-01Beginner: PreGrade/Level 1---24.00
PC-18-02Grades/Levels 1 to 3---24.00
PC-18-03Grades/Levels 4 to 6---24.00
PC-18-04Grades/Levels 7 and 8---26.00
PC-18-05Grade/Levels 9 and 10Maximum 10 minutes26.00
PC-18-06Associate & PostAssociateMaximum 10 minutes26.00

PC-19 Trios

One piano - Six hands. Please enter at your current grade/level.
Own choice. Your selection should be at an appropriate level.
Only one member of the trio must register and submit the class fee. List partners on registration form.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
PC-19-01Beginner: PreGrade/Level 1---27.00
PC-19-02Grades/Levels 1 to 3---27.00
PC-19-03Grades/Levels 4 to 6---27.00
PC-19-04Grades/Levels 7 and 8---30.00
PC-19-05Grade/Levels 9 and 10Maximum 10 minutes30.00
PC-19-06Associate & PostAssociateMaximum 10 minutes30.00

PC-20 Adult

One selection. Own choice.

Class Code Age / Level Selections / Restrictions Fee
PC-20-01Beginner to grade/level 2---25.00
PC-20-02Grades/Levels 3 to 5---25.00
PC-20-03Grades/Levels 6 to 8---25.00
PC-20-04Grades/Levels 9 and up---25.00