Music Theory Online Course / Workshop
From January we will be offering a range of music theory courses based on the ABRSM theory grades. We can offer a course on any theory grade from 1 to 5 so long as there is a minimum of 3 participants. So please do register your interest with us if there is a particular theory grade course you are looking for. See below the outline of two theory courses starting on 5th/7th January run by Alex Chisolm Loxley and Olwen MacLeod. Please book your place by the end of December.
Grade 3 theory made Easy! For Adults and Juniors
- 10 week course
- Tutor:Alex Chisholm-Loxley
- Thursday evenings 6pm duration 40mins starting on Thursday 7th January for 10 weeks. The cost is £88. Minimum 3 participants.
Topics covered:ledger lines,time signatures, major keys with three sharps and flats, triplets, minor keys with one sharp or flats, grouping notes and rests, intervals, composing four bar rhythms.
On registering we will ask you to purchase the grade 3 ABRSM workbook which will be our point of reference throughout the course. Between week 9 and 10 there will be the optional opportunity to do a past paper which will be marked by the workshop leader by the 10th class. If you are intending to take the actual ABRSM online Theory exam, the date is Tues 16th March and our 10 week course leads up to this date. (The ABRSM booking period for entering is 1-8th Feb).
Piano Star Theory Club for young children
A fun angle on the basics of music theory following the colourful ABRSM 'Piano Star Theory' book specially designed for young children.
- Pre grade 1 theory for 6-9 year olds learning to play piano
- 10 week course
- Tutor:Olwen MacLeod
- Tuesday evenings 6pm, starting on Tuesday 5th January for 10 weeks. The cost is £70. Duration 30 mins. Minimum 3 participants.
Topics covered: you will learn the basics of rhythm, pitch, dynamics and articulation
On registering we will ask you to purchase the ABRSM piano star workbook which will be our point of reference throughout the course. The same type of course is available for Grade1, 2, 4 and 5 theory, please register your interest with us.