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Music Theory Grade 7 Stage 1

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Who is this course for

This is a course for all those wishing to prepare for the Grade VII Theory exam, and for those with an higher understanding of music theory who wish to develop their interest further.

Term 2 and 3 grade VII course is for students who have completed the first part of Grade VII music theory or those who have experience studying music theory at grade VII level.
Term 3 is devoted to extensive revision for Gd 7 exam in the middle of the year.

What does this course cover

This course aims to develop your understanding of more complex areas of music music theory, as prescribed by ABRSM syllabus.

What will it be like

It will be taught in a seminar/workshop environment The piano will be used when demonstrating various aspects. Input and discussion from students will be encouraged. Aural dictations and practical 'hands on' exercises will supplement the theoretical exercises.
All written work done by students will be checked regularly. At the same time special attention will be given to various additional questions/ difficulties of individual students, i.e. discussions : group/one and one/one. Students will also be given the opportunity to evaluate their own progress.

What else do you need to buy or do

The tutor will advise during the first session (re reading list and practice papers).
Some homework will be `suggested' each week making more sense of class work. Instrumental lessons strongly encouraged. Students may like to consider enrolling in one of the choirs at the Mary Ward Centre, or some of the ensemble classes for string.

What this course could lead to

Piano, or other instrumental lessons, choir singing, further theoretical studies; entering for Associated Board examinations. Please ask for advice.

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This course has concessions available for people who meet certain criteria

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Why choose Mary Ward?

Mary Ward Centre is the adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening and weekends to suit your timetable. You can learn face to face at one of our centres (Bloomsbury or Waterloo) or take an online course

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