RCS Grade 5 Music Theory (Spring)


This seven-week course for people aged 12 – 17 will improve your knowledge of musical theory, equipping you with the skills necessary to sit the ABRSM Grade 5 theory exam. Please note, exam entry is included in the tuition fee. Exam date is TBC by ABRSM.

Held over seven weeks, you will be encouraged to apply your learning in a practical context using your instrument/voice.

By the end of this course, you can expect to have

  • learnt all the necessary concepts to sit the Grade 5 theory exam
  • improved your composition skills, including how to set words to music
  • developed your score reading
  • applied many of the concepts practically to tie in with the higher grade aural tests (e.g. aural recognition of chord progressions, singing back a melody, etc


Ages: 12 – 17

Dates: 14th Jan – 25th Feb 2020

Times: Tuesdays 19:00 – 20:30

Location: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, 100 Renfrew Street , Glasgow, G2 3DB

Cost: £155

Further details can be found on the RCS website

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