Theory Plus! (6-16 yrs)
Creating and learning about music opens up imaginative and expressive possibilities and enhances your enjoyment of music. It also develops confidence and self-belief, which impacts on creativity and productivity in all other work and areas of life.
“My daughter enjoys her music theory classes. She likes the Tutors, who are very friendly. She really enjoys the way they are taught.”
Create and notate music in our Theory Plus! classes, developing understanding and skills in aural, composition and general musicianship whilst working towards ABRSM music theory grades. The classes are taught with humour and are grounded in practical experience which really achieves results!
Beginners - Grade 1 (6-8 yrs)
Saturdays 09.00 - 09.45
25th April - 18th July (12 weeks, £126) This class is for those who attend instrumental or voice classes but are beginners in music theory. The course teaches the basics of reading music to support our youngest learners in their instrumental and vocal studies.
Tutor: Noah Mosely / Olivia FraserCheck availability
Grade 1 - 2 (7-12 yrs)
Saturdays 12.00 - 12.45
25th April - 18th July (12 weeks, £126) This class is for those who attend instrumental or voice classes but are beginners in music theory. The course teaches the basics of reading music to support our youngest learners in their instrument.
Tutor: Olivia FraserCheck availability
Grade 2 - 3 (9-14 yrs)
Saturdays 12.00 - 12.45
25th April - 18th July (12 weeks, £126) This class lays the foundations of all the important concepts for the higher grades, developing a greater understanding of the notation of western music. Key concepts in this class include major and minor keys and scales, rhythm writing and time signatures.
Tutor: Natalie MellersCheck availability
Grades 4 - 5 (11-18 yrs)
Saturdays 12.05 - 12.50
25th April - 18th July (12 weeks, £126) This class builds on the topics covered in Grade 3 and is focused on enabling young musicians to develop a strong understanding of musical notation for the Grade 5 theory exam – a prerequisite for anyone taking higher instrumental grades. The course focuses on sight reading, writing rhythms and composing melodies.
Tutor: Noah MoselyCheck availability
Grades 1 - 3 (11-16 yrs)
Wednesdays 19.15 - 20.00
22nd April - 15th July (12 weeks, £126) Learn all you need to know to gain your theory Grades 1 to 5 with confidence.
Tutor: Lucy MurphyCheck availability