This fall, join me for a musical journey that begins with a free one hour theory class in the comfort and safety of your home! Register today for Thursday September 17 (7-8 p.m) or Saturday September 19 (10-11 am).

Introductory offer – Lesson A1


***This is the first lesson only***

Comprehensive Music Theory Course

A basic complete comprehensive theory course designed for adults wanting to learn music theory, or re-visit the elements of written music for further enjoyment of their music activities.  The complete course is divided into three levels. Each level has six units or lessons. Level A is designed for those with very little experience and explores the basic elements of music theory from note reading to an entry level melody writing and analysis. ​Level B and C further develops the the basic elements to include some Harmony writing and analysis.

Course is presented on a ‘zoom’ platform that allows you to ask questions during the course. With your registration, you receive a code to access the course on-line. Course includes: pdf textbook, supplemental workbook  and a practical toolbox document for quick reference.

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Please note: Purchase of the complete course will be available after the first free lesson.

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Thursday September 17 @19:00-20:00, Saturday September 19 @10:00-11:00


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Level A course summary:

-Demystifying your score -Basic note reading -Steps and Half steps
-Major and minor keys -The circle of fifths -Intervals, triads and
dominant 7th chords -Cadences, chord progression and SATB score
-Note values to Time Signatures and Counting -Transposing, the basic
rhythmic, melodic and harmonic structure.

Click here to register for the level A course

Level B course summary:

-More note reading-Musical Terms and Signs -Chromatic scales -Tetrachords
-Major and minor scales -Circle of fifths-Intervals -Triads-Dominant 7th chords
-More Cadences-Note and rest values -Time Signatures including more complex time signatures

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Level C course summary:

-Note reading including C clefs -Transposing -Key signatures
-Circle of fifths-Modes -Note and rest values -Time signatures
-Syncopation-Irregular subdivisions -Intervals -Triads and Chords
-Cadences -Harmonizing short melodies

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Comprehensive Music Theory Course Cost:

Each complete set (CMTC level A or B or C) $100

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Two sets: $150 ($50 saving)

Individual Class $25


CHORATOUR PARTICIPANTS (Those who were registered for the Beethoven Celebration Tour) receive a 50% discount.

Choratour occasionally offers Music Theory Workshops in Chelsea QC. The workshops are designed for anyone who is eager to learn about written music. Workshops are held on Saturday mornings, 9 am to 12 noon at Mary Magdalene Church, Rte 105 Chelsea, Québec

Written music is a dense symbolic language that communicates tons of information. There can be a lot of markings on a page of music and some are pretty cryptic for the uninitiated. I have designed these workshop for those who have little or no musical training or those who would like a refresher course to better understand their music score.

Entry level workshop: This workshop is designed to demystify the music score. It explores what information is available on the page to help you better perform  your music taking into consideration the intentions of the composer. Topics  include tempo, dynamics, slurs, key signatures, time signatures, the staff, clefs, note reading, intervals, and how to follow the road map of your printed music.

Understanding Rhythm workshop: This workshop is designed for anyone who would like to demystify rhythmic notation. Topics include understanding time value notes and rests, time signatures (simple and compound), reading and understanding rhythmic patterns,  and learning how to count the rhythmic patterns in your music.
I enjoyed the workshop & the information was very helpful 

Thank you so much for this morning workshop! You help demystify  much of that which I never understood. Very helpful.


Many thanks for the excellent workshop you gave this morning. I learned and relearned a great deal.