Learning Music Theory Effectively

Learn Music Theory or Some Other Music Principles?

Learning Music – Choose Your Need below

Do you want to learn music theory or some other aspect of music?

Everyone is somewhere in learning music and at the Music Theory Workshop we're about helping you find the materials and courses that will best help you achieve your music learning goals.

Which Music Element Are You Learning? Below you can choose your greatest interest and begin to explore the best music lessons and courses available.

Learn Music Theory

Music Theory Courses and LessonsTo Learn Music Theory applies to all instruments, the more you know the quicker you can learn, create, and participate in performing and playing music. For the most comprehensive music course and workshops see our music theory instruction eBooks page.

Also for a great text book to learn music theory in the extended and advanced concepts consider Bob Reno's Materials of Music. It has a very nicely broken up textbook style layout.

Beginning Piano Lessons 

Beginning Piano CourseCercone Music Mastery is by far the best quick start and effective piano program on the market. It's more than piano alone, it's has a learn music theory course built into it.

Learn More about what I think: Go Here.

Improvising

improvisingIt's more than just playing around with a few chords and ideas. David Reed has develop a great value in the Improvise for Real eBook and mp3 play-a-longs.

Learn how here: Improvising.

Guitar and Bass

guitar coursesWith so many guitar courses and methods out there, were continually looking at what's best. Here's where you can find out more about what we've found so far. And when it comes to bass guitar we think Roy Vogt is the place to learn along with Victor Wooten's Groove workshop

For beginning guitar Kathy Unruh has an excellent starter eBook called Anybody Can Learn Guitar. We've just become familiar with JamPlay Guitar Lessons Online and highly recommend you check out their program.  

Singing & Songwriting

Singing and songwriting coursesThis one has been a tough one to evaluate. However, recently we have had the good fortune to team with Anthony Ceseri to be able to offer his new course on Songwriting. You'll also need to check the singing section where there are some good options for singers and songwritiers to increase their skills.

 

Ear Training

ear training coursesWe've found a few recommendations related to ear training.

However, Jerome at Hear and Play has the best all around program for ear training and learning. Go directly on over to the site to see what's available, we'll be adding some more info here soon, but until then check out this marvelous method of learning by ear.

Also the new Hear and Play PC back pocket band is a great new PC program for working with various play-a-long options, it's a nice addition to any practice regimen.  

More to come

In our article Why Learn Music Theory we go into how it applies across all instruments. In our testimonials students of guitar and voice have commented on how much it helped to learn music theory. 

However, there's more than just the principles to be learned, we're evaluating some of the offerings out there so join link to us at the top of the sidebar to stay in touch and keep informed of new developments to learn music theory and other music learning options.

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