Music Theory for Beginners | Trinity College of Music | Grade 1
Build a strong foundation in music theory in this short-term course from an expert performer and educator, Jason Quadros. Students will learn basic skills in notation, rhythm, composition, and analysis over the course of 12 weeks. Perfect for any beginner in music, this course works with the curriculum for year one music theory from Trinity College of Music, London. At the successful completion of the course, students will have an introductory understanding of music theory.
This course for beginners covers the basics of music theory, teaching students the skills needed to advance their interest in music. Lessons begin with learning rudimentary Western musical notation—including note and rest types and groups—and major scales in different keys. Students will also learn about accidentals, intervals, arpeggios, ostinato, musical vocabulary and symbols, circle of 5ths, and answering a given rhythm. The course will conclude with learning analysis of simple musical pieces, rounding out a fundamental music education. These concepts will be taught in a live online learning environment from an expert musician and educator, Jason Quadros.
Each student in this course will benefit from Mr. Quadros’ extensive education and experience in instrumental music and music theory, providing each student with the information they need to grow as musicians
About Jason Quadros: Jason Quadros is an expert performer and educator with over a decade of experience and seeks to bring that experience to each of his lessons. He has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from St. Xavier’s College, Goa and a diploma from the School of Audio Engineering, Chennai, making him an excellent online educator. In addition, he studied keyboard, piano, and music theory at Trinity College of Music, London, and won the Hannam Clarke Award for highest marks. Mr. Quadros has been teaching music for over eight years and is committed to providing an education to each of his students in a way that can be efficiently digested.
The ipassio edge: Students enrolling for this course on ipassio have the advantage of getting introduced to or learn the intricacies of an art form, from an experienced exponent of the art. Short term courses deal with creating a strong foundation on a specific topic. The syllabus of the course is predefined and ready before the commencement of the course.
This predefined syllabus gives students an understanding about the knowledge they will gain in the stipulated period of time, helping them in their planning and decision making. The persistent support from teachers enables the student to accomplish and achieve the desired result or outcome within the given timeframe. The class strength for short term courses, is limited to 3, ensuring that each student gets attention. A set of 3 individuals enrolling for a short term course encourages learning from peers and social interaction. This course bodes good for students passionate about learning, setting them up for the long term or advanced level of learning.
Best for beginner students with an interest in the theory of music, the course is taught with the Grade 1 Music Theory textbook and workbook published by Trinity College of Music, London. Each student will need to purchase a copy of this book, as well as a music manuscript book used to practice notation and exercises, both of which can be found at most local music stores or online.
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