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Music Theory

Music Theory Classes are offered at CHAC for students in Years 4 to 12. Individual lessons are available and cover general music knowledge. 

To register for Music Theory lessons please CLICK HERE to complete the online enrolment form

AMEB Theory Grade Knowledge Covered Prerequisite For
1
  • Keys
  • Major scales
  • Intervals
  • Italian terms
  • Time signatures
  • Rhythms
  • Transposition
  • Triads
 
2 All of the above PLUS
  • Word setting
  • Forms
  • Minor scales
AMEB Grade 6 Practical
3 All of the above PLUS
  • Harmony
  • Cadences
  • Four part vocal style
  • Melody writing
AMEB Grade 7 Practical
4 All of the above PLUS
  • Baroque dance suite
  • Stringed instruments
  • Harmonising melody
  • Modulation
  • Ornaments
AMEB Grade 8 Practical
5 All of the above PLUS
  • Melodic minor scales
  • Opera
  • Woodwind instruments
  • Variations
  • Longer melody writing
  • Advanced harmony
A.Mus
Tertiary Entry
6 L.Mus

Lessons are offered with the aim of students sitting an Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB) theory exam at the August exam session held in Brisbane. Lessons will cease after the exam is completed, with the next grade commencing the following year.

View sample exams: Grade 1 | Grade 2 | Grade 3 | Grade 4 | Grade 5