Theory is about music literacy. Theory classes give students the opportunity to read music, write music and understand music. Enrolling in theory class can free up time in your individual lesson to focus on skills specific to your instrument and makes learning your instrument easier!

Introduction to Music Theory is a group course designed for students who have little to no working knowledge of music theory. After completing this course you will be prepared to take the RCM Level 5 Exam Prep Course.


Concepts covered in Introduction to Music Theory:

·        Pitch

·        Rhythm

·        Key recognition

·        Scales

·        Intervals

·        Triads

·        Transposition

·        Melody writing

·        Musical terms

·        Analysis

·        Guided listening 

Please note : All students registered for a group theory class at the MCMA will be pre-screened by our theory specialist for assessment, to ensure that you are registered in the class that is best suited to your needs!


Thursdays 6:45 – 7:45PM

12 weeks

Instructor: Michele Beaumont

$275 (includes books)


Fall Session begins September 21, 2017 | (REGISTRATION CLOSED) 

Winter Session begins February 15, 2018 | (REGISTRATION CLOSED)

*No class on March 29, 2018 (Spring Break)



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