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Classes for Theory and History

painting of a quartet

Preparing to Hear Masterworks

Spring 2024: April 22-May 20
In person: Mondays, 1:30-3:30 pm
Online: Tuesdays, 1:30-3:30 pm
UVMC Bach Room

Explore the history and music through listening and discussion.

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Sheet music

How Music Works: Part 1 and 2

Thursdays 10:45 am - 12:45 pm
Spring 2024, Part 2: February 1-March 28
Fall 2023: September 21-November 9
UVMC Elgar Room

Unlock the mysteries of music in this introduction to music theory.

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student violinists with conductor

Music Theory for Performers

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Explore the principles underlying the interplay of the basic building blocks in a musical work.

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student violinists with conductor

Note Reading Explorers

Not currently offered

Boost your music-reading skills in a fun environment with other students.

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girl playing piano

Music Theory for Piano Students

Not currently offered
Online via Zoom

Use the Royal Academy curriculum to deepen theory knowledge for piano students.

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Putting Together the Puzzle of Musical Style

Please contact us if you are interested in this course!

Using Bruce Adolf’s “Piano Puzzlers” as a starting point, students 16 and up will investigate how the elements of melody, rhythm, and harmony combine to create distinct compositional styles.

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