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Get Fluent in Musical Language

And understand how music theory works in practice.

I’m here to show you that music theory will boost your playing skills, and it doesn’t have to be boring.

Why Learn Music Theory?

When you understand the language, you’ll identify patterns and become fluent in your reading.

Right now, playing accurately and sight reading are probably challenging because you’re reading each note individually. Try reading the sentence below.

Ki lltw obir dsw itho nes tone

I bet you read it like a child learning to read. Now read the following sentence

Kill two birds with one stone

Easy ^^ right? That’s because your brain can immediately see the pattern.

Reading music notation is the same. And when you amplify this to harmony and musical form, memory recall becomes instantaneous and makes playing music much easier.

Understanding the language of music creates a deeper appreciation regardless of the style of music you play and gives you a musical voice.

✨ Introducing Music Theory in Practice-basic essentials ✨

A course designed for adults who want to learn how to apply music theory in a way that helps them play music better.

So often, theory classes and books supply you with knowledge, but they don’t cover how that works in practice. So it doesn’t help you play music better.

This course is different.

Music Theory in Practice basic essentials level is suitable for the following:

✅ Complete beginners

✅ Those who know a little theory but want to become fluent in the basic fundamentals.

❌ If you already know what the dominant chord is in a key, then you are probably ready for a more advanced level in this course.

Meet your Theory Coach

I’m Fiona, a music examiner for Trinity College London and an international adjudicator.

I have a degree in musical performance from Huddersfield University, and I’m a Licentiate member of the Royal Schools of Music, Trinity College London, and the London College of Music. I’m also the author of Play Music Better.

As an experienced teacher of adults, you will receive expert tuition in theory in a way that is meaningful to the music that you are practising.

With Music Theory in Practice-You’ll learn:

🎼 How to read treble and bass clef notes with ease and ways to improve your reading skills.

🎵The maths of music and how rhythm works in relationship with the beat. 

😀Experience more accuracy when playing by understanding enharmonic equivalents, key signatures and accidentals.

🎶 Play with more musicality by learning how to interpret the performance details on the score.

🎹🎸🎻🎷Make learning pieces quicker by learning how scale patterns are formed and learning about the 3 chords that most music is derived from.

From now on, every new piece you learn will be an opportunity to apply and grow your knowledge of music theory in practice.

Here’s a sneak peek at what’s inside

Lesson 1

  • Clefs
  • Musical Alphabet
  • Grand Staff
  • Middle C
  • Reading notes

You’ll also learn a creative way to practice reading and finding notes on your instrument quickly, which is essential for confident sight reading.

Lesson 2

  • Rhythm
  • Metre
  • Simple duple, triple and quadruple time
  • Rests in music
  • Tempo and metronome marks

    Lesson 3

    • Beaming notes together
    • Dots and ties
    • Changing the note lengths but keeping the rhythmic effect the same.
    • How to practice rhythm accurately
    • Understanding the metronome

Lesson 4

  • Sharp, flat and natural signs
  • Accidentals
  • Tones and semitones
  • Enharmonic Equivalents
  • Major scale patterns

“Thank you for such a detailed lesson. Things are much clearer now.” Douglas

“Wow! Thanks ever so much for the explanation. It makes so much sense!” Jonathan

Lesson 5

  • Harmonic, melodic and natural minor scales
  • Key signatures
  • Order of sharps and flats
  • Introduction to the circle of 5ths
  • Relative keys

Lesson 6

  • Technical names for the notes in a scale.
  • What the technical names mean
  • Tonic triads
  • Intervals and spacial awareness

Lesson 7

  • Arpeggios and broken chords
  • Changing a major triad into minor
  • Scale chords
  • Primary chords
  • How to work out the key of a piece
  • Putting your knowledge together to make learning new pieces easier.

Lesson 8

  • Performance directions
  • Dynamics
  • Repeats, time bars and codas
  • Articulation markings
  • Understanding the mood and character of the music
  • Italian terms
  • Special signs in music

“A  wonderful theory class today, I really enjoyed the format 🎶 “Thank you Bev

✨All the Details ✨

The course starts on Monday, 27th of February, 2023.

Lessons are released weekly so that you have time to implement what you are learning and hold yourself accountable.

There will be a welcome session live on Zoom so that you can meet your fellow course members and me.

There are 8 lessons in total, and each lasts for approximately 30 minutes.

You can quickly revisit material by using the chapters on the videos.

Clive from the Forest of Dean, UK

“There was a loud sound of pennies dropping in my little studio as we worked through the session yesterday. Another cracking job from Fiona!”

Dolores from Preston, UK

I’m also looking forward to catching up. That’s the beauty of these recorded sessions… great value.
So worth it👌🏼

Reinforce what you’ve learnt with the Workbooks and practice questions.

Every lesson has an accompanying workbook, so if you prefer to read and learn, I’ve got you covered.

There’s no need to print the workbooks. You can easily save them to Google drive and type your answers in the boxes.

“Fiona, I just got through all the materials on Theory Lesson One. Thank you for so much great content and perspective. The quizzes are very thoughtful; they really point out areas I need to study and practice more. “

Sandy from Yucaipa, USA

🌟PLUS- you get these amazing bonuses

One month’s free access to the LMT community forum.

Stay motivated, engaged and excited to learn more

  • ❓Ask questions and get answers
  • Stay on track with the support of others.
  • Meet like-minded musical enthusiasts.
  • Get a peak behind the scenes of what goes on in my Learn Music Together membership.

Technology can be challenging, so I’m providing you with a step-by-step guide to using Google drive.

  • Easy to follow
  • You’ll learn how to set up your Google account if you don’t have one.
  • Find your workbooks easily again in the future by learning how to save them in a folder in your Google Drive.
  • Save yourself the expense of printing as you’ll get step-by-step instructions on how to use the workbooks interactively.

As this is a new course, I’m offering you a huge discount which won’t be repeated in the future.

Enrolment closes on Saturday, the 25th of February 2023

Let’s Recap

🤩 8 Video lessons with chapters for accessible learning

🎵📗 An interactive workbook to accompany every lesson

🎉 Lots of practice questions and quizzes

🙋‍♀️ One month’s free support with the LMT community forum

🎖️ A certificate of completion

👩‍🎓 A teacher who is highly qualified and experienced in music

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What do others have to say 👇

Everything I learn is giving me more and more to identify with the music I practice. I’m enjoying this. Alison

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch by emailing fiona@learnmusictogether.com

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