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Music Theory: Fundamentals

Music Theory: Fundamentals (Kids, Teens, Adults)

We sincerely believe that music theory is an essential aspect of a well-rounded musical education, and our goal is to instill a deep appreciation and understanding of music in all our students. In our Music Theory: Fundamentals classes we start with the essential building blocks of music and move on to advanced concepts, following the syllabus of the Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music.

Students will have develop a better understanding of the way music works and how to perform with greater musicianship and sensitivity. Our aim is to create a nurturing and engaging environment for all participants.

Sections Offered:

kids, teens, adults

Music Theory: Fundamentals I

Online (Zoom). In this introductory theory class, all ages are welcome: kids (7+), teens, and adults. The course covers essential topics including staff and notes introduction, understanding bass clef, accidentals, time signatures, rhythmic patterns, and more. This class is a great supplement to private music lessons or for parents who want to better understand what their children are learning.


$400 (16 classes – 45 minutes)

Days & Times


5:15 – 6:00 PM
Level 1
Jacky Li
Begins Sept. 9

kids, teens, adults

Music Theory: Fundamentals II

Online (Zoom). Ready to learn more? Fundamentals II is designed for students of all ages who have completed Fundamentals I or who already have a firm grasp on the basics. Topics will include double sharps & flats, chromatic scales, intervals, triads & chords, and more.


$528 (16 classes – 60 minutes)

Days & Times


5:15–6:00 PM
Level 2
Jacky Li
Begins Feb. 3


Music Theory: Fundamentals for Adults

An “adult version” of our Fundamentals classes, held in person. Based upon the class participants’ basic knowledge of theory concepts, we’ll cover a variety of topics to help you better understand the nuts and bolts of music fundamentals. Concepts will include clef reading, key signatures, intervals, ear training, and rhythm. We’ll dig deeper as time and interest allows. This class is a great supplement to your own private music lessons or for parents who want to better understand what their children are learning.


TBD (16 classes – 60 minutes)

Day & Time

To be arranged based on availability of instructor and students; contact the registrar to inquire.


Vartan Aghababian

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