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Intro to Music Theory

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SMC Bundy Campus 3171 S Bundy Dr
Btwn Airport Ave & Stanwood Pl
Santa Monica, California 90066
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10
Teacher: Peter Risi

What you'll learn in this music theory class:

Knowing the basics of music theory will help you make a better connection to composition, playing your instrument, and becoming a better musician. Whether you are a composer, play an instrument, or an avid music listener, this intro-level class will give you a clearer understanding of music, so it all starts to make real sense, and you can appreciate and enjoy music on a higher level. 

We’ll cover music element basics, sight reading, key signatures, intervals, understanding scales, basic chord construction, chords in a key, improvisation, and more

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Please purchase required textbook: “All About Music Theory," by Mark Harrison (Hal Leonard Publishing; softcover; ISBN-13: 9781423452089) before the first day of class.

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To transfer to another class, request must be submitted in writing via email at least seven (7) business days before the original class meets. A minimum service charge of $10 per class transfer will be deducted. 

Important Information: Refunds are NOT issued for absences nor prorated for late registrations. Missed class meetings may not be made up in another class. There is no auditing of classes. Students are highly encouraged to register before class begins.  Returned checks will be subject to a $25 handling charge.

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Intro to Music Theory
Reviewed by Anonymous on 4/5/2019
The instructor is great, he is super patient and a helpful. I hope they put this class out again, I would retake it.
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