Music Theory

The video-blog today deals with what I consider an important topic – music theory. This is the study of how music is written down and all too often it is left out of instrumental lessons. I do believe this to be a mistake. My publications: For much more information about how to practice piano repertoire,…

Why is Grade 5 Theory so important?

  In the last few weeks I have repeatedly been asked about the Grade 5 theory exam, so much so that it has inspired me to write this post. I am talking about the ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music) theory exam. To those who haven’t yet taken any piano or instrumental…