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Applied Music Theory Using a Jazz Approach

This class is tailored for adult students of all genres who wish to learn the practical application of music theory to their instruments or voices. Utilizing a jazz theory approach, students will develop greater fluency and flexibility in their harmonic language, establishing a foundation for arranging in genres such as classical, rock, pop, and jazz. The curriculum includes the circle of fifths and fundamental chord progressions.

Thursdays, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm led by Masako Yotsugi

July 11, 18, 25, August 1

Cost: $100

Enhance Your Musical Skills: Music Theory for Adults

This Music Theory course is for adult students with some experience in musical study on any instrument or voice who wish to increase their understanding of the basic building blocks of music and to build upon their reading, aural, playing, or composition skills.

Join us for a 6-week course that will deepen your understanding of the rudiments of musical notation including pitches, rhythm, intervals, meter, melody, harmony, and chords—giving you the solid foundation to aid wherever your musical journey takes you from the theoretical to the concrete.

Spring semester dates: Wednesdays, 6:00 – 7:00 pm led by Peter J. Evans

April 24, May 1, May 15, May 22, May 29, June 5 (please note that there will not be a class on May 8)

Cost: $168

Adult students who have not yet enrolled in a Music Theory class at CCM should complete the Adult Theory Assessment and return it to the CCM office. This will ensure the class is tailored to your current level of knowledge.

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