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Pre-College: Theory / Musicianship

Theory and musicianship studies are recommended for students as a complement to individual instruction. Students develop better reading skills and broaden their overall musical understanding through theoretical knowledge, ear training, sight singing, note and rhythmic reading, composition, analysis, and music history.

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Interactive Music Theory Fundamentals
Ages: 10-14 yrs (5th through 8th grade)
Pre-requisite: previous instrumental or vocal experience; keyboard background not required.
This class builds the music literacy skills that are essential for any performer. Students learn to actively hear the notes on the page with solfège singing and keyboard exercises, including pitch, rhythm, and harmonic games inspired by the Kodály Method.

Instructor: Natalie Grana
Tuesdays, 7:00-8:00pm (9/26-11/16)
$120/8 sessions

Intensive ​Music Theory Lab
  • Grades 9 - 12
    • Thursday evenings
    • Tuition: $120/8 sessions

Individual Theory and Musicianship Instruction 
Instruction in music theory and musicianship is available from beginning to advanced levels.
Lessons focus on standard theoretical concepts through written work, ear training and sight singing. Additional topics in counterpoint, advanced harmony, form and analysis are also offered. If compatible, students can be grouped into pairs.

30, 45, and 60-minute sessions Meeting times to be arranged.
Individual instruction rates apply.