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Courses in Music Theory

If you would like to continue your education after secondary school but aren’t quite ready for a bachelor’s degree, consider taking some courses. Offered in a variety of formats, such as summer courses, online courses, and intensive courses, they give you the chance to delve more deeply into a subject of interest to you.

You might be wondering, “What are courses in music theory?” These courses provide an in-depth look at the fundamental building blocks of music. You will likely study topics such as notation, chords, harmony, form and analysis, rhythm, counterpoint, and aural skills. Some institutions require piano classes and performance in an ensemble as well. Possible electives include conducting, composition, and figured bass realization.

As a student in music theory courses, you might gain strong analytical skills that enable you to dissect music into its basic components. You could also learn discipline and time management, both of which are useful for every walk of life.

As each school offering courses in music theory sets its own tuition and fee rates, the costs of enrolling in courses will differ widely. It is a good idea for you to contact each school of interest and inquire about the expected expenses.

Upon completing courses in music theory, you may seek employment in a wide variety of professions. You can become an instructor or tutor, teaching music at a public school or private music studio. You can become a music director for theaters. You might also become a composer, arranger, sound designer for video games, music producer, sound engineer, or music librarian.

There are many institutions both at home and abroad that offer courses in music theory. You might also be able to take courses online if you prefer a flexible schedule. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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DJ Productor

Do you know how to produce but you lack music theory and creative techniques? We have prepared a unique course for music creation in which you can also learn with Ableton ... [+]

Do you know how to produce but you lack music theory and creative techniques? We have prepared a unique course for music creation in which you can also learn with Ableton Push.

In this course, you will learn how to correctly harmonize your music, create different rhythms, basses and accompaniments in different musical styles, or adapt them to the genre you like best. And if you're an Ableton Push user, you can also learn from it and get the most out of it. Take a look at the syllabus and find out what you will learn!

Price: 250 € Students DJ Producer: 200 €

Start of classes: From the 1st to the 10th of each month Hours Morning: Tuesday and Thursday from 12:00 to 14:00 Late hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 17:00 to 19:00. Alternative Schedule Afternoons: Tuesday and Thursday from 19:30 to 21:30 ... [-]
Spain Madrid
September 2020
Spanish
Full-time
1 month
Campus
IES Abroad

As a Music student, you’ll flourish in the thriving arts environment of Amsterdam, a city known for its ability to embrace expressions of the human spirit. ... [+]

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As a Music student, you’ll flourish in the thriving arts environment of Amsterdam, a city known for its ability to embrace expressions of the human spirit.

Enrolling in the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, the largest and most diverse music conservatory in the Netherlands, integrates you fully into a specialized institution where you study with other students who are dedicated to the study of music.

The Conservatorium van Amsterdam takes full advantage of Amsterdam’s established reputation in music to offer outstanding instruction in classical and jazz music performance, theory, and composition. The Conservatorium is dedicated to upholding superior standards of teaching, performing, and creating music through a highly-individualized course of study. If you wish to study at the CvA, you should be a strong and independent Performance, Composition, or Theory major with the motivation and intention to become a professional musician, music scholar, or composer.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
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Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus