Music Theory Lessons in Palos Hills IL.
The Music Lessons provided for all surrounding areas and all of the United States by Music Theory Teacher. Mr. McClain offers Music Theory Lessons that are integrated within all instrumental lessons. Students whom may have a particular interest in composition and song writing are encouraged to take Music Theory Studies in addition to the normal instrumental instruction schedule. The Music Theory Lessons are perfect for students whom plan to attend, or are currently attending undergraduate, college level, music courses and may be looking for extra tutoring.
Music Theory Lessons That Move at Your Speed
Mr. McClain provides patient and relaxed Music Theory Lessons while instilling a perfect balance of challenge that drives the learning process, keeping it all passionately fun and exciting. As an educated composer with twenty-seven years of composing, performance and practice experience, Kevin is a goldmine of knowledge for those who seek to know the “What”, “Why”, and “How” of music.
Elements of The Music; Staff , Scales, Key Signatures Intervals. Duration; Time Signatures, Cadences: Authentic; Half Cadences;
Minor Keys, Picardy Third, Empty Fifth
Part Writing; Single Chords, Repeated Triads, Cadences
Part Writing: Phrase Lengths, Melody Harmonization
Melodic Line: Period, Sequence.
Melodic Line; Intervals, Range, Climax Tone
Transposition; C Clefs
Triad Inversions, Part Writing Inversions
Review of Theory I, Harmonic Progression; Analysis.
Harmonic Progression; Part Writing and Composition Guidelines
Non harmonic Tones; Passing, Neighboring Tones, Non harmonic; Suspensions, Non harmonic Tones; Other Dissonances
Dominant 7th and Supertonic 7th Chords
Subordinate and Median Triads.
Melodic Line, Dominant and Subtonic Triads, Harmonic Sequence
Secondary Dominant Chords.
Part Writing Modulations.
Review and Composition
Review of Theory II, Modulation Analysis.
Composition; Modulation: Part writing
Diminished Triad: Analysis, Diminished Triad, Part Writing. Modulations with Diminished Seventh.
Modulation with Diminished Seventh Part-writing.
Binary and Ternary Forms, Sonata Forms
Instrumental Part-writing, Melody Harmonization.
Diatonic Seventh Chords Harmonic Sequence.
Augmented Sixth Chords
Review of Theory III
9th Chords, 11th & 13th Chords.
Complex Harmonic Progressions
Evasion of Tonic
Quartile Harmony, Modes.
20th Century Harmony.
Serialism techniques, Serialism in Composition.
Aleatory, Electronic, Minimalism.
Review and Composition.