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Saturday 20th June 2015, 10 a.m.

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Music Theory Courses & Resources

If you (or your child) are studying for an ABRSM music theory exam (what's this?), then is for you.

We provide:

  1. onlineFree online courses for grades 1-7. The courses cover the syllabus for each grade and contain a structured series of lessons with complementary exercises plus a practice exam. The answers to the exercises are revealed by hovering your mouse over part of the question. Use the Courses links on the top menu to access the online courses.

  2. videoMusic Theory Video Courses. Hosted on, our music theory video courses are all top-rated with 5-star reviews. Available for viewing on your PC or via the Udemy app. Become a member of MyMusicTheory for exclusive discounts on all our video courses. We also have a popular Youtube channel.

  3. pdfPDFs to Download. Each of the online courses (and exercises/tests) can be downloaded. Become a member of MyMusicTheory for 50% off all our PDFs. The download material is designed for printing (black and white, without advertising or menus etc.) For some grades there are also supplementary materials available which don't appear at all on the site.

  4. emailMusic Theory Tuition by Email. Currently we provide  two structured courses for grade 5 students - a general revision course, suitable for students whose exam is roughly in a month's time, and a composition training course. For grade 6, we have a harmony course, which covers figured bass and harmonizing a melody.

  5. markingMarking services by Email. Students of any grade can use our marking services. Send in your music theory homework (from this site, past papers, books, anywhere!) by email and we will mark it and return by email. 

  6. diagnosticLevel Testing. We offer a diagnostic test (by email) which will test your readiness for the grade 5 theory exam. You'll receive detailed feedback, including information about which areas of music theory are your strengths and weaknesses.

  7. blogBlog. The blog offers general music theory and music history educational posts. There are long-running series on genres of music, instruments and composers, plus several posts about composing for the grade 5 exam. 

  8. luluPrinted versions of all our online music theory courses. Get a spiral-bound copy delivered to your door - perfect for photocopying.