Topics include note reading; basic rhythm concepts; interval identification; triads; major and minor scales; parallel scales; an introduction to notation and ear-training.

Required course materials

The text book (including homework and answer sheets) is available in 2 formats:

  • Digital Download via PDF's: $12.50
  • Bound physical copy: $25

To order your digital PDF go to www.louisrosen.com/louis_store (and scroll down to the bottom of the web page).

 

12 Sessions: $330 / $230 with private lessons. Private lesson students must register by phone or in person to receive discounted rates. Please call the School of Music at 212.415.5580.

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  • Beginning Theory

    First Session: Wed, Sep 30, 2015, 6 pm - 7:10 pm

    Instructor: Louis Rosen  show bio

    Louis Rosen is a composer, lyricist, author, performer and teacher. Albums of his songs include his solo debut, Time Was; three CDs with Capathia Jenkins: The Ache of Possibility; One Ounce of Truth (The Nikki Giovanni Songs); South Side Stories, and the forthcoming Dream Suite: Songs in Jazz and Blues on poems by Langston Hughes. Musical Theater: Book of the Night; A Child’s Garden; and most recently, an adaptation of John Steinbeck’s The Pearl. Selected other compositions: Twelve Songs on Poems by Maya Angelou; A Child’s Garden Song Suite; It Is Still Dark: Songs of Exile; Five Riversongs; music for thirty theatrical productions, on and off Broadway and around the country, and many concert suites drawn from these scores, including Act One: a Suite in Six Parts for sol...for full instructor biography and other classes taught by this instructor, click here

    Day(s): Wednesday

    Sessions: 12

    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S251, 2nd Fl, S Bldg

    Price: from $330.00

    Available by Priority Registration through Aug 4. If eligible, login. Open registration begins noon, Aug 5.
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