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Anne T. - Hong Kong

“Starting his course got me anxious at first, but it quickly made me feel comfortable to ask any questions, no matter what they were. Austin is also very creative in his teaching method, and adjusts to you and your needs, which I find the most important trait of a teacher.”

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Here are the benefits you can expect from this program

  • Learn at your own pace with no time limits or deadlines

  • Clearly explained learning concepts and very straightforward

  • Support available at every step of the way. We want you to succeed!

  • The teachers and other students are all involved in supporting each other

  • Extensive practice questions and exams. These are based on the real thing!

  • Kept up to date, year-over-year

  • Designed to be completed in just 6 weeks! You can continue for longer if needed though!

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Christine B. - Vancouver

"I was so thankful to find this program. It’s so well put together, easy to follow and great for learning what I needed for the music theory exam. The layout was very simple, well thought out and could be used to teach any new theory student. I would highly recommend this to anyone getting ready to take the music theory exam. Thanks!"

Grade 5 Music Theory: Course Curriculum

Here is a breakdown of what the course covers:

  • 2

    Introduction to this course

    • Introduction to this course
    • Introduction to this course text
  • 3

    Lesson 1 - Clefs

    • Lesson 1 Part 1 - The 4 different clefs
    • Lesson 1 Part 2 - How to draw the clefs
    • Lesson 1 Text
    • Lesson 1 - Staff Template
  • 4

    Lesson 2 - Key Signature

    • Lesson 2 Part 1 - The Circle of 5th
    • Lesson 2 Part 2 - Relative Keys and Key Signatures
    • Lesson 2 Text
    • Lesson 2 - Questions, Answers and Staff Template
  • 5

    Lesson 3 - Scales

    • Lesson 3 Part 1 - Semitones vs Tones & Majors
    • Lesson 3 Part 2 - Harmonic Minors and Melodic Minors
    • Lesson 3 Part 3 - Writing Majors and Minors
    • Lesson 3 Part 4 - Chromatic Scales & How To Write Chromatic Scales
    • Lesson 3 Part 5 - Technical Names and Their Positions
    • Lesson 3 Text
    • Lesson 3 - Questions and Answers
  • 6

    Lesson 4 - Notation

    • Lesson 4 Part 1 - The List of Notes, Rests, and their names
    • Lesson 4 Part 2 - Dotted Notes and Rests
    • Lesson 4 Part 3 - Pitch & Accidentals
    • Lesson 4 Part 4 - Ornaments
    • Lesson 4 Part 5 - Exam Drawings
    • Lesson 4 Text
    • Lesson 4 - Questions, Answers and Staff Template
  • 7

    Lesson 5 - Intervals

    • Lesson 5 - Intervals
    • Lesson 5 Text
    • Lesson 5 - Questions and Answers
  • 8

    Lesson 6 - Chords

    • Lesson 6 Part 1 - What Is A Chord?
    • Lesson 6 Part 2 - Inversions of the chords
    • Lesson 6 Part 3 - How to identify chords and their inversion
    • Lesson 6 Part 4 - Seventh Chord
    • Lesson 6 Text
    • Lesson 6 - Questions and Answers
  • 9

    Lesson 7 - Cadence

    • Lesson 7 - Cadence
    • Lesson 7 Text
    • Lesson 7 - Questions and Answers
  • 10

    Lesson 8 - Time Signature

    • Lesson 8 Part 1 - Simple Time Signatures and their rules
    • Lesson 8 Part 2 - Compound Time and its rules
    • Lesson 8 Part 3 - Triplets and Duplets, Regular Time and Irregular Time, & Adding Bar Lines
    • Lesson 8 Part 4 - How To Convert Between Simple Time Signatures and Compound Time Signatures
    • Lesson 8 Text
    • Lesson 8 - Questions and Answers
  • 11

    Lesson 9 - Transposition

    • Lesson 9 Part 1 - Concert Pitch
    • Lesson 9 Part 2 - Transposing Techniques
    • Lesson 9 Text
    • Lesson 9 - Questions and Answers
  • 12

    Lesson 10 - Finding out the key

    • Lesson 10 - Finding out the key
    • Lesson 10 Text
    • Lesson 10 - The Standard Orchestral Instruments, The Music Theory Terminology, and the Staff Template
  • 13

    Exam Practice

    • Practice Exam - Set 1
    • Practice Exam - Set 2
    • Practice Exam - Set 3
    • Practice Exam - Set 4
    • Practice Exam - Set 5
  • 14

    Bonus Content

    • A big thank you from World Music Centre!
    • Your bonus content

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Who is Austin?

An instructor with first-hand experience

Having also struggled with the Grade 5 Music Theory Exam, Austin now strives to help other musicians and students alike succeed and expand their abilities. His passion for the piano, singing and helping others started ever since he was a toddler, and after several years of tutoring students in music and other academic fields, he decided to use an online venue to reach out to more people worldwide.

His ability to provide practical, intensive and highly interactive tutoring have provided a stronger foundation for his students to continue succeeding upon. Austin’s ambition is to become the “GO-TO” person with regards to music theory tutoring and other music-related qualifications.
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Features

Upon enrolling, you will receive:

  • Unlimited access to course contents, from anywhere you learn best

  • 10 (Ten) Detailed Lessons on the fundamentals of Grade 5 Music Theory

  • Learn in any format, whether you prefer videos or text

  • Review questions after each lesson to reinforce your understanding

  • Share and collaborate with the instructor and the growing community of students alike

  • 5 (Five) Practice Exams based on the actual exam you will write

  • Bonus: additional study content available after completing the course!