Music Theory

Music Theory I  (Fall Semester)

Includes all the basic building blocks that make up music. Students will study staff notation, key signatures, intervals, triads, 7th chords, ear training, and even conducting. Theory I sets the foundation for the rules and construction of Western- European music composition.

Available to: DUSS musicians learning more about the building blocks of music.  Music Theory is generally for Violin Choir 3, Cello Choir 2, ISO and CSO levels.

Matt Stutzman, instructor

Saturdays, 10:30 – 11:20am

Room 069

Fee: $75

Music Theory II  (Spring Semester)

Also called "Form and Analysis," this class's primary objective is to study major composers from the year 500 A.D. to present.  An in-depth look at composition teaches style, history of instrumentation, the development of Western-European music traditions, and a sense of where you (yes, you) belong in the spectrum of music.  The class is generally for Violin Choir 3, Cello Choir 2, ISO and CSO levels.

Pre-requisite:  Theory I, or permission from the instructor.

Matt Stutzman, instructor

Saturdays, 11:30 – 11:20am

Room 069

Fee: $75