Music theory

Music Theory Course, Bucks

Tuesday 30 July to Friday 2 August from 1000 to 1200 daily – followed by marking service throughout the autumn term up to Grade 5 exam date

Tuesday – Thursday – Beaconsfield HP9 2NU
Friday – Hughenden Valley HP14 4LT

Sessions will run 1000-1050 and 1110-1200, with a 20-minute break in between for snacks and questions

The cost of the Music Theory Course is £160 (£40 per day), including the following materials:

H​ow To Blitz! ABRSM Theory Grade 5 (2018 Revised Edition)
Music Theory Practice Papers 2018
Music Theory Practice Papers 2017
Pad of Manuscript Paper
Cakes and Biscuits for break-time


Subjects to be covered:
Tuesday –  Italian words; technical names of notes; Treble, bass, alto and tenor clefs; Chord descriptions and inversions (e.g. Va)
Wednesday – Compound time signatures; Intervals; breves; Instruments of the orchestra; voice parts; French words
Thursday – Major scales; chromatic scales; grouping notes; transposition; German words
Friday – Cadences; harmonic and melodic minor scales; word revision

Marking support after the course

You won’t be left high and dry after the course! Marking support up to the date of the exam (6 November) is included.

The course is tutored by SIMON JORDAN, Radio 3 Producer, performer and piano and violin tutor at Pipers Corner and High March schools. For more information please use the contact form below.