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Music Theory Lessons

Music theory lessons are a vital part of any musical education and provide substantial background knowledge needed to understand how music is constructed.

Theory lessons generate a broad musical understanding that directly supports instrumental and vocal learning. With practical methods that take students beyond short-term rote-learning, WollCon offers a comprehensive theory program that provides students with the skills needed for deeper understanding, leading to excellence in musical interpretation.

Music Theory
& Music Composition Lessons

Theory lessons listed below are to be used as a guide. Our staff will ensure you are enrolled in the class most suited to your skills and knowledge.

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Junior Elementary Music Theory Lessons

DAY & TIME

Wednesday 4.00pm-5.00pm
Thursday 4.00pm-5.00pm

AGE GROUP

Ages 9+

FEE

$197 per 9 week term

TEACHERS

John Spence

Elementary theory lessons and aural training for primary school aged children. Children generally need to be at least 9 years of age and have a year’s experience on an instrument before taking theory lessons.

High School Elementary Music Theory Lessons

DAY & TIME

Monday 4.00pm-5.00pm
Tuesday 4.00pm-5.00pm
Wednesday 5.00pm-6.00pm

AGE GROUP

Ages 11+

FEE

$197 per 9 week term

TEACHERS

John Spence

Elementary theory lessons provide rudimentary theory course work to a 3rd-grade theory level. High-School-age beginners are welcome at any stage of their schooling.

High School Advanced Music Theory Lessons

DAY & TIME

Tuesday 5.00pm-6.00pm
Wednesday 5.00pm-6.00pm

AGE GROUP

Ages 11+

FEE

$197 per 9 week term

TEACHERS

John Spence

Advanced theory lessons align with 4th to 6th-grade theory levels. These classes provide full preparation for all AMEB theory curriculums including theory and musicianship.

HSC Music Theory Support Lessons

DAY & TIME

Monday 6.00pm-7.00pm (Year 11 - Music 2)
Tuesday 6.00pm-7.00pm (Year 12 - Music 2)
Thursday 6.00pm-7.00pm (Years 11 & 12 - Music 1)

AGE GROUP

Ages 15+

FEE

$197 per 9 week term

TEACHERS

John Spence

These are specialized tutoring classes that support the NSW HSC curriculum including Music 1 and Music 2 for both year 11 and year 12. The classwork is independent of schoolwork and focuses on the development of the core skills that underpin an advanced outcome. This includes concepts-based analysis, score reading, composition training and aural transcriptions.

Jazz Music Theory Lessons

DAY & TIME

Monday 5.00pm-6.00pm

AGE GROUP

Ages 11+

FEE

$197 per 9 week term

TEACHERS

John Spence

Our Jazz theory lessons are a comprehensive course in jazz-based chord-scale theory. The classwork focuses on written analysis and aural development including transcription. This class is suitable for jazz-playing students as well as students who play all forms of contemporary music.

Adult Music Theory Lessons

DAY & TIME

Monday 7.00pm-8.00pm

AGE GROUP

Ages 18+

FEE

$197 per 9 week term

TEACHERS

John Spence

Adults of any ability level are welcome to join our adult music theory lessons. Students are provided with course work that will support their level. Each student is encouraged to progress at their own pace.

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