Music Theory and Piano Skills

Music Theory 101 // 110

Piano Skills 101 // 110

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Music Theory 101/110

The theory and application of music, infused with both piano skills and ear training. These foundation skills set the tone for any musical career and are a must have for any serious producer. Students will find these to be some of the more difficult classes as well as the most rewarding, as they are a powerful component to any good producer or songwriter's arsenal of skills.

Topics include:

• The Major Scale
• Dyads
• Intervals
• Triads
• The Relative Minor
• Common Cadences
• Melody and Harmony
• Voice Leading
• Circle of fifths and fourths
• Key signatures
• Written notation

Piano Skills 101/110

These workshop classes follow the music theory curriculum and put the theory knowledge into your fingers. These classes are designed to accelerate your skills on the piano as well as reinforce your understanding of music theory and accelerate your songwriting and creative work flow.

Topics include:

• One and two-hand techniques
• Hand forms for Major and Minor scales
• Triads
• Triad Inversions
• Common Cadences in various keys
• Working with the Blues Form
• Voice Leading