Basic Music Theory I
Place: Danbury Music Centre- Zoom Online Class ( CDC guidelines)
Day: Wednesdays January 13- March 17, 2021
Time: 12:00 pm-1:15pm
Instructor: Joyce Flanagan, Retired choral conductor, music theory teacher and department chair of Ridgefield High School (36 years experience)
10 weeks of instruction- $200. Per student, paid to the Danbury Music Centre
Registration is now closed. Please call the DMC with any questions. 203-748-1716
Purpose: This class is for adults who would like to learn or improve their music theory knowledge. Students do not need to already know how to read music. No experience singing or playing an instrument is required. Friendly, supportive, non-pressure atmosphere.
Note Reading-Treble and Bass Clefs, Ledger Lines
Measures and Time Signatures
Scales-Major, Minor, Chromatic
Note /Rest Equivalents
Circle of Fifths
Student needs to acquire:
Three ring binder
Staff paper (Manuscript paper)/pencils
Piano or keyboard
Computer for Zoom class- Zoom Downloaded
Music Theory II
Place: Danbury Music Centre- Zoom Online Class (CDC guidelines)
Day: Wednesdays, January 13- March 17, 2021
Time: 10:00am-11:15 am
Instructor: Joyce Flanagan, Retired choral conductor, music theory teacher and department chair of Ridgefield High School (36 years’ experience) email@example.com
Cost: 10 weeks of instruction- $200. Per student, paid to Danbury Music Centre.
Registration is now closed.
Prerequisite- Music Theory I class, or knowledge of: Music Symbols, Tempo, Note Reading Treble and Bass Clef, Time Signatures, Rhythm Reading, Circle of fifths, Key Signatures, and scales. This class is a continuation of Music Theory I. Students that have these skills already and would like to join this level class should contact the instructor for more information. Students will receive worksheets to further advance their skills.
Scales- Whole Tone, Pentatonic, Harmonic and Melodic Minor
Major and Minor Chord Progressions- for Composing or identifying chords in Classical and/or Pop music.
Piano Skills- finding chords
Ear Training-Identifying-Intervals, Chords
Sight Reading Skills-Practicing ways to improve your sight reading
Transposition- Key Changes
Understanding Transposing and Non-Transposing Instruments
Students will receive worksheets to further advance their skills.
Student need to acquire:
Three ring binder
Piano or Keyboard
Zoom on computer downloaded