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Music Theory 201

71+ Hours of Instruction

  • Started Oct 23, 2023
  • 649 US dollars
  • Online Only

Service Description

Music Theory 201 is a course designed for musicians who have studied music with a professional teacher for at least two years. Each student should posses an advanced understanding of how to read notes on the treble and/or bass clef staves. Students should also have intermediate to advanced skills on an instrument. This is NOT for beginning music students or those with limited experience/knowledge of music. This is part 1 of 2 in a series of 8 month long, intermediate to advanced theory instruction. Upon completion of both modules, students will be eligible for an AP Music Theory class which prepares the student to take the AP Music Theory Exam. This class meet twice per week (with exceptions) through June 21. Students are encouraged to attend as many live classes as possible. However, recordings of all classes will be made and the student can watch at a later date. Each student is required to purchase a workbook AND textbook for the class. These materials will be used throughout both modules of this course. Total cost of materials (brand new) is approximately $260. Students will also be using a free version of a professional music notation software called Sibelius First. This will introduce the student to a cutting edge, professional software that is widely used by composers and arrangers everyday (including your teacher, Mr. Jim). Click the following link for more details and system requirements for Sibelius. About your teacher: Jim Ellis is a professional composer for film, TV, and video games. Jim also owns and operates a theater and film production studio in Harford County, MD. He studied music education at the Univ. of MD and ultimately earned a degree in music composition from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. He is currently a graduate student at Berklee, studying composition for film and TV. Also appearing on his resume is professional actor, film producer, theater director and producer, and teacher. You can hear some of Jim's original compositions on Spotify by following the link here -

Contact Details

Harford County, MD, USA

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