all levels through college/adult.
Fundamentals of Music.
American Association of University Professors
American Federation of Musicians
American Symphony Orchestra League
College Music Society
Houston Flute Club
International Double-Reed Society
International Clarinet Society
National Flute Association
North American Saxophone Alliance
My music theory lessons will include fundamentals, written theory, and aural training. Depending on the goal of the student, applied theory can be included as well. A textbook will be used.
Music theory is one of my primary focus areas, including preparing high school students for the Advanced Placement test in music theory. An understanding of chords, chord progressions, voice leading, and music symbols is emphasized.
I have been teaching this subject for over 13 years. There is no specific curriculum as each student will come to lessons with their own unique skills, needs, and goals. Lessons are tailored to those specifics. Theory lessons are usually taken in conjunction with performance lessons (an instrument or voice) so they can make practical application of what they learn in theory. Beginner students start with fundamentals of notation, and tonal harmony. Lessons for more advanced students will include form, analysis, modal, tonal, and extended tonal harmony, contemporary procedures, and more. Lessons are a minimum of 60 minutes once per week. Students should come to the first lesson prepared to discuss their background & goals and the plan of their course of study. Theory lessons are particularly good as extra support for classroom work.
I have taught Beginner and intermediate theory to band students and piano students.
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