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Are you preparing for a Grade 5 Theory exam?...
Do you need help revising parts of the syllabus?
Are there areas you're still struggling to understand?
Taking grade 5 theory is a big step for many and is crucial to obtain if you wish to progress into higher practical grades. There are a number of topics that students always find particularly challenging, but we're going to teach you the best working methods that will turn them into easy marks! During this course we'll cover all the main subjects including how keys work, key signatures, how time signatures work, intervals, transposition, chords, cadences, ornaments, and much more. You'll walk into the exam feeling fully confident and ready to tackle all the possible questions.
A fool-proof method for identifying chords and choosing cadences.
The most reliable method for dealing with scales and keys.
Understand simple, compound and irregular time sigantures.
Learn a method that will ensure success with calculating intervals.
How to transpose music accurately every time.
Gareth answers students questions in regards to Grade 5 theory.
MA (Oxon), MA (Leeds), FRCO(CHM), FLCM, ARCM
Gareth achieved his first musical diplomas at the age of fifteen. Three years later he collected the Dixon and Turpin prizes for FRCO and was already engaged as a recitalist around Europe. He held Organ Scholarships at St. Paul’s Cathedral, London; Worcester College, Oxford University; Canterbury Cathedral. In 1985, he was appointed Director of Music at Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Wakefield, leaving in 1990 to pursue his free-lance interests as a recitalist, conductor, accompanist, adjudicator, composer and ABRSM examiner. Gareth is also now an ABRSM moderator, trainer and an international co-ordinator. He has released various recordings, both as a soloist and accompanist, and his musical endeavours have taken him as far a field as America, Bermuda, Hong Kong and Singapore. With over 35 years of experience as a private teacher he tutors students across the U.K. and throughout the world, his video courses are highly acclaimed. He's committed to developing the all-round integrated skills that equip every musician.