LEARN THE FUNDAMENTALS OF

MUSIC THEORY

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The Music Theory & Ear Training Masterclass provides fundamental music theory and ear training for Caribbean musicians. It targets participants who have learnt to play a musical instrument by ear, but want a formal understanding of basic music theory, as well as those who are now starting out as musicians.

At the end of this course, participants should:

1. Explain fundamental music theory concepts, without assistance.

2. Relate music theory concepts to simple melodies.

3. Create simple compositions using music theory concepts

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Course Content:

Rhythm

  • Note values and Rests of semibreves (Whole Notes), dotted minims, minim (Half Notes), crotchets (Quarter Notes) and quavers (Eight Notes) beamed in 2s, 4s,or 6s.
  • Time Signatures in simple time
  • Grouping note and rest values in simple time.

Pitch

  • Naming and using notes in treble or bass clefs
  • Accidentals (the flat, sharp and natural)
  • Tones and Semitones
  • C,F and G major keys, their scales, key signatures, one octave arpeggios and tonic triads (root position)
  • Intervals (as a number only- unison, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and octaves
  • Circle of Fifths
  • Ostinato

Musical Words and Symbols

  • Dynamics and articulation marks
  • Tempo, Expression Marks and other words and signs

Delivery:

This is a self-paced online course

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Next Start Date: June 1st, 2021

Meeting Times: This Class is Fully Online. Upon sign-up, you will receive log-in details for our Virtual Classroom. You can access the online platform at any time that is convenient to you over the period of the course.

Hardware Requirements: Participants should have access to a reliable broadband internet service for the best experience on this course.

Software Requirements: Computers should have Adobe Reader and the most updated Google Chrome browser installed.

Each student that completes our training and assignments receive a Certificate of Completion from our institution. The certificate is awarded when ALL quizzes are completed with a score of at least 50%.

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About Us

DianJen
DianJen A nationally recognized Arts Education Organisation, registered with the Ministry of Community Development, Culture & the Arts in Trinidad and Tobago
Founded in 2012, DianJen (Dye-an-Jen) is a Music Industry Training, Production and Management Consulting Firm, based in Gasparillo, Trinidad and Tobago. The company was formed in response to the need for high quality training for stakeholders in the Caribbean Music and Entertainment Industry and to provide upcoming artists with recording and international promotional opportunities.
DianJen has a track record of excellence, working with hundreds of young persons and competently delivering several camps in partnership with the Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts since 2013!

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When You Join Our Family You Also Get

  • All Learning Materials
  • Access to Our World Class Learning Management System
  • Monthly Music Theory Webinars
  • Special Industry Newsletters
  • Discounted Recording Packages
  • International Training Library
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FAQs

This course is open to everyone with an interest in the Business of Music in the Caribbean. There are no formal academic requirements for entry!

Yes! All participants completing the programme and coursework assignments receive a Certificate of Completion from DianJen.

Unfortunately, these short courses do not have payment plans.

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Tuition Fees & Payment Plans

For Trinidad & Tobago Residents

$350 TTD Full Fee
  • Full Course Tuition
  • DianJen Certificate of Completion

For Caribbean and International Residents

$50 USDFull Fee
  • Full Course Tuition
  • DianJen Certificate of Completion