Online Music Theory Lessons
What is music theory? Why should I take online music theory lessons? You may ask yourself this question while doing your research. When you learn music, it is not just knowing the rules of music, but also how to use those rules.
When you takes music theory lessons, you will be able to learn music faster, understand why something sounds “right” or “wrong,” and even write their own music!
(Music Theory) 1st Step – Rhythm and Meter:
Rhythm lets you connect what you do in sound with what you do in movement. Meter shows how rhythm is organized in terms of repetition. This is usually with stressed beats over a regular pulse.
(Music Theory) 2nd Step – Melody:
Learn how to write something that is memorable, and varies thoughtfully in pitch and rhythm. Singing or humming this line when you are listening to a song, or remembering one.
(Music Theory) 3rd Step – Harmony:
Learn how chords are built, how they function, relate to each other. Learn intervals, scales, and keys and modes.
(Music Theory) 4th Step – Counterpoint and Texture:
Lastly, you will learn how to manage multiple lines of melody to create dimension, meaningful dissonance and resolution, and organize cadences. You’ll also want to be aware of textural shifts, which might include imitative entrances, call and response, and solo parts. Homophony vs. polyphony.
(Composition) 1st Step – Instrumentation:
We will teach you the ranges, registers, and quirks of each instrument. You’ll also learn how to write for voice, which can be very different. Range, technique, and providing a basic understanding of each instrument.
(Composition) 2nd Step – Orchestration:
Lastly, orchestration is an advanced skill you will learn as a composer. Learn how to organize many instruments with unique sounds, and this is based on what instrument is suited best for specific things. You will also learn how instruments behave with one another, and which instruments have a sound that “stands out” the most.