EAST COUNTY YOUTH SYMPHONY, SAN DIEGO

East County Youth Symphony - Advanced Orchestra


MUSIC THEORY



The complete MUSIC THEORY course consists of eight semesters:


Sem # Class Code Description
1 MT-B1 Music Theory, Beginning Sem.1
2 MT-B2 Music Theory, Beginning Sem.2
3 MT-I1 Music Theory, Intermediate Sem.1
4 MT-I2 Music Theory, Intermediate Sem.2
5 MT-CL1 Music Theory, College Level Sem.1
6 MT-CL2 Music Theory, College Level Sem.2
7 MT-CL3 Music Theory, College Level Sem.3
8 MT-CL4 Music Theory, College Level Sem.4

These classes are designed for 8-year time period so that every student can take a semester off between thier MT classes, and study other disciplins.



2022SP Schedule


Class Day Time Location
MT-B1 Wed 18:00-18:30 Zoom ID: 6193259061
Pass: IMstudio
MT-B2 Wed 19:00-19:30 Zoom ID: 6193259061
Pass: IMstudio
MT-I1 Mon 19:00-20:00 Zoom ID: 3107664411
Pass: AKstudio1
MT-I2 Mon 20:00-21:00 Zoom ID: 3107664411
Pass: AKstudio1
MT-CL1 Tue 19:00-20:00 Zoom ID: 3107664411
Pass: AKstudio1

*Classes start on January 31, 2022 and end on May 14, 2022.


Course Description:


MT-B1, MT-B2 (Music Theory Basics)
Pre-requisite - one year of music studies

Knowledge:
Note names, bass and trebble clefs, whole, half, quartet and eight notes, major scales: Bb, F, C, G, D, intervals.

Ear training skills:
Recognise intervals, one voice/4-6 bars dictation (in keys of Bb,F,C,G,D, written in whole, half, quarter and eight notes)

Piano skills:
Play 3 octave Bb, F, C, G, D scales with two hands, and 1-2 minutes piece)


MT-I1, MT-I2 (Music Theory Intermediate)
Pre-requisite - passing grde in MT-B2.

Knowledge:
Triads and V7, circle of fifths, all major and minor scales, 16th, 32nd and 64th notes, melodic and harmonic minor, harmonising melody with basic traids.

Ear training skills:
Recognize M, m, dim and aug triads and V7, one voice/8-12 bars dictation of appropriate difficulty.

Piano skills:
Play 4 octave all major scales with two hands, and 7-15 minutes piece


MT-CL1, MT-CL2 (Music Theory College Level 1,2)
Pre-requisite - passing grade in MTB

Knowledge:
Equivalent of College course MUS-I

Ear training skills:
Same as College course MUS-I

Piano skills:
Bach's 2-voice or 3-voice Invention, and 1st movement of piano sonata


MT-CL3, MT-CL4 (Music Theory College Level 3,4)
Pre-requisite - passing grade in MTCL Sem 1-2

Knowledge:
Equivalent of College course MUS-II

Ear training skills:
Same as College course MUS-II

Piano skills:
Bach's Prelude and Fugue, etude, slow piece, and 1st movement of piano sonata


To register for Music Theory classes email Alexandra Keegan.

NOTE:
MTCL (college level) students are responsible for aquiring the Book and Workbook


(2010) L. van Beethoven - Symphony No.7