Beginner Music Theory: Your Quick-Start Guide is for all of you out there who want to learn more about music theory but don’t know where to start!
Did you know that every single person experiences music differently?
Some people picture scenes, some see colors, some feel strong emotions, some think mathematically, and many other perspectives. Music theory gives language, vocabulary, to patterns and structures in music, so we can connect those specific moments in music to our different experiences. It helps us see from other people’s perspectives and appreciate music the way they would.
Basically, music theory is a way for people to connect more deeply than even just listening to or creating music.
A single piece of music has an overwhelming number of moving parts: melody (notes coming one after the other, harmony, rhythm, meter, volume, form, phrasing, and much more. This mini-course breaks music down into smaller pieces for you to look at like music theorists do.
This means, not only will you come out having a better idea of what music is and does, you’ll also be able to connect more deeply with music as a listener, composer, or performer.
The course also includes a couple of short assignments (discussion posts), which means you’ll be part of a community who are learning with you.
Assignments in an online course are especially helpful, as you get to receive feedback and see how much you really are understanding about the topic. Being part of this course means you not only get feedback from the community but also personalized feedback from the instructor.
Beginner Music Theory: Your Quick-Start Guide is for
- Music enthusiasts
- New musicians
- Anyone interested in learning about how music theory works
What will You Get from Beginner Music Theory: Your Quick-Start Guide
- An easy-to-follow framework that you can use to analyze any song/piece of music
- A deeper connection to the music you listen to every day
- A language to discuss your favorite aspects of music with others
- A community of people who are learning the same
- An idea of what interests you the most in music and how to learn more about it
It’s much easier to learn a topic when there is a clear process or framework to follow. A rule of curiosity is also at play in courses by Girl in Blue Music: the framework ensures you don’t miss any important information, and it allows you to explore what you’re most interested in music theory.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yep! It’s for anyone interested in a brief overview to music theory. It covers what you’d learn in the eginning of a music appreciation or introduction to music theory course.
That’s why you have direct access to me and a community of people who are working through the same problems as you!
All of us are ready to answer any questions that come up for you.
This course can be done in as little as a an hour, but you’re always welcome to take your time to mull it over and participate in the discussions. In fact, I hope you do!
Every product (course, guide, book, sheet music) has a 30-day money-back guarantee. If this course and its community don’t answer your introductory music theory needs, just let me know.
What Are You Waiting for?
This mini-course will get you going on the road to understanding how music influences you and connects you to others.
Hi, I’m Amy!
I’m a PhD studying Music Theory & Cognition at Northwestern University in Chicago.
I love teaching, which is why you’ll find me teaching music theory on social media (@girlinbluemusic).
Music is something I believe everyone should have the chance to learn, so I’m doing everything I can to support affordable music education around the world.
In addition to all of this, I also love exploring Chicago, boxing, rock climbing, and just enjoying life. That’s an important part of being a musician too!
Even if you don’t purchase anything from me, I hope you got at least one big takeaway from this platform: the music you want to make is already in you.
You just need some help getting it out of you!
No matter what you choose to do, I’m here to help you become the best musician you can be!