Enhance your performances, in any style, by understanding the composers' intentions.
With trained ears and musical vocabulary, you will learn music much faster, whether from a page or by ear.
Be able to communicate effectively with other musicians.
School groups and instrumental lessons can provide basic Music Theory study, but a dedicated course can go much further.
Awareness of all the Elements of Music will make you a more sensitive listener, and a more effective performer.
Not just a "theory," the Elements of Music can be heard and felt in real time, thus making the practice of logic less abstract, expanding capacity for abstract thought.
Enhance mathematical. logical, creative, and problem-solving skills.
Prepare for advanced education in music.
Learn to compose your own music, expressing your own creativity.
Working knowledge of harmony, melody and rhythm
will allow you to become a better improviser.
Develop the habit of striving for informed competence.
It's less difficult, and more fun, than most people think.
Musicianship involves not just the techniques of instrumental execution, but also literacy in the language of the Art and sensitivity to the expression of sound. Music Theory is the study of the language of Music - TheElements of Music.
This literacy allows musicians to use all the Elements of Music for more effective composing and performing.
Ear Training - essential for high-level musical development
Improved music reading by learning to notate music
Learn the "rules" followed - and broken - in musical composition
Step-by-step beginner lessons and classes are child-friendly and fun
Weekly 60-minute classes, with Piano students of Level VIII +
Adult Theory Lessons Private lessons for adults of any level. Call for tuition and scheduling.
If you're enrolled in Ms Cammy's Piano Program these Theory Classes are included, but lessons and classes are available to everyone. Just let us know you are interested, and we will set up a meeting with Ms Cammy. She will be able to determine which course is appropriate for you.