Music Theory II
Music Theory II
Instructor: Ms. Seray
Please review course details below.
REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN - Classes start January 13, 2019 and end April 10, 2020 (no classes between March 9 - 16, 2020 due to Spring break).
Music Theory II is an extension of Music Theory I and is a prerequisite for AP Music Theory. It is a rigorous course, which will equip students with an advanced knowledge of the following principles: music notation, intervals, chords, harmony and musical vocabulary.
This course requires a study commitment of approximately 2 hours per week.
Identify chords, intervals and scales by ear
Sing and play major, minor, and chromatic scales
Understand and identify musical forms and cadences
Understand and properly use chord inversions into harmonic progressions
Complete weekly pre-recorded lectures.
Participate in interactive online student forums.
Deliver assessments and/or assignments in a timely manner.
PREREQUISITES AND RECOMMENDATIONS:
Music Theory I is a prerequisite for this course.
Recommended age: 12 years old and above.
Schmeling, Paul. Berklee Music Theory Book 2. Massachusetts: Berklee Press, 2011.
Staff paper, binder with loose leaf paper, pencil and eraser.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Ms. Seray’s musical career spans twenty years with formal education in classical violin performance, music theory and aural studies from the Manhattan School of Music. She has completed all musical education board exams in both New York and Australia, and was a member of the Tri-M Music Honor Society. She has and continues to perform in international orchestra competitions, regional orchestras, chamber groups, theatrical performances, private and corporate functions. For the past ten years, Ms. Seray has provided musical education to homeschoolers, community groups, and private students worldwide. Read more.