Music Theory Level 1

Course Duration

2 Years

Course Overview

Popular Music Theory Grade 1 will develop your music notation skills, help you identify intervals, familiarise you with other instruments and take a look at time signatures – then you'll put your knowledge to the test in your grade exam.
At Popular Music Theory Grade 2, you'll improve your music notation while learning to identify scales and arpeggios. You'll also learn the pitch ranges, and how to write music for the different instruments in modern rock and pop band line-ups.
The Popular Music Theory Grade 3 exam will test your increasingly sophisticated understanding of music notation and theory with a thorough look at time signatures, scale intervals, and working with different tempos.

Who can join this course?

• Candidates who have completed Entry Level course.
• Candidates who want to pursue music as a career choice.
• Candidates who seeking international certificate for admission through ECA quota in universities.
• Candidates who want to secure UCAS points for admission n foreign university.
• Candidates who plan to become music teacher

Requirements

• Computer/Mobile/Tablet/Laptop
• Printer (optional)

Learning Objectives

Grade 1
• Basic music notation, time signatures and note values
• Basic elements of popular music harmony
• Instrumental components and notation
• Ability to identify and modify music notation, harmony and instrumental characteristics within a multi-instrumental score
Grade 2
• Basic music notation, time signatures and note values
• Basic elements of popular music harmony
• Instrumental components and notation
• Ability to identify and modify music notation, harmony and instrumental characteristics within a multi-instrumental score
Grade 3
• Sophisticated music notation, time signatures and note values
• Sophisticated elements of popular music harmony
• Instrumental components and notation
• Music notation modification, harmony, stylistic traits and instrumental characteristics
• Score interpretation to make appropriate harmony choices for improvised music and interpret improvisational directions