Music Theory Grade 1 - Theory and Practice
What you'll learn
- Time values (notes and rests from whole to sixteenth note), the use of dots and ties
- Time signatures (4/4, 3/4, 2/4)
- Writing the notes, clefs (treble, bass), how to beam eighth and sixteenth notes
- Semitones & Tones
- Major scales (C, G, D and F major), introducing to intervals, tonic triads
- Performance directions and signs
- Music Theory Exam: How To?
- No specific prerequisites. Laptop, music notebook, pencil, eraser, sharpener
I have created this course to be able to help those who want to learn the basics of Music Theory, as well as to those who prepare for ABRSM, Trinity, or similar board Music Theory Grade 1 Exam.
The lectures include lecture videos with examples of how the knowledge can be used, and they are followed by quizzes to check student's understanding. The last unit contains some useful information on how to prepare for exams and how to actually pass them successfully.
After learning this course you’ll be able to read music from the paper, you’ll recognize notes and rhythms you hear and know how to write them down the right way, also you’ll get everything you need for your success on Music Theory Grade 1 Exam, whether from ABRSM, Trinity or any other boards - as mentioned above, specific chapter in the course is dedicated to this.
The course is constantly being improved and updated, based on questions and suggestions received from students who have taken it, so please don’t hesitate to get in touch with me with whatever concerns you have.
The last thing to say, repetition is an important part of learning music, and Music Theory is not an exception. It is a good idea to come back from time to time to refresh your knowledge.
Good luck with your journey!
Who this course is for:
- Beginner musicians
- Anyone wishes to learn basics of Music Theory
Hi, I'm a professional and experienced Violin and Music Theory teacher with over ten years of teaching experience, as well as a composer and performing violinist.
I graduated from Kharkiv State College of Music in Ukraine in 2006, also I hold a Licentiate of the Royal Schools of Music Diploma in Violin Teaching.
Since 2019 I'm a member of ESTA UK (European String Teachers Association).
I'm a composer and bandleader of own project.
With my band playing my original fusion violin music I won the Battle of the Bands in Bahrain in 2016.
My album “I Am” (2017) received positive reviews from “All About Jazz” (USA) and “Smooth & Soul” (Germany)