Music Theory

Event
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NEC: Plimpton Shattuck Black Box Theatre
Andrea Kalyn
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Happy New Year!

I am delighted and honoured to be here in Boston at last, and most especially, to be part of the NEC community. I very much look forward to meeting you in the coming year, both on

A composer writes on music page
Course
Lessons are scheduled between the student and instructor.
  • Spring 2019

Study one-on-one with our exceptional School of Continuing Education (SCE) faculty with lessons in Composition/Theory. Whether you're a seasoned musician or a total rookie, private lessons are...

Course
Occurs every Wednesday
  • Fall 2019

A sequential continuation of Advanced Theory II. It will continue from the topics related to the cadential seventh chord and its role in the musical form of the classical period to the expansion of...

Course
Occurs every Monday
  • Fall 2019

This course will cover:

  • the practice of harmonic and melodic intervals
  • rhythmic performance and dictation in simple and compound meters
  • reading of treble and bass clefs using fixed-do solfège and...
Student singing jazz
Course
Occurs every Wednesday
  • Spring 2019

This course reinforces and expands upon skill sets introduced in Sight-singing I, and introduces singers to essential rhythmic patterns and Meters. 

Singers develop increased expertise and fluency...

Music in chalk upon a blackboard
Course
Wednesday evenings
  • Spring 2019

A sequential continuation of Certificate Theory III.

This semester will conclude with an introduction to 20th century harmony and the acquisition of the practical and theoretical skills needed to...

Music in chalk upon a blackboard
Course
Monday evenings
  • Spring 2019

A sequential continuation of Certificate Theory I, the emphasis will be placed on a study of voice leading; harmonic analysis; the harmonization of bass lines and soprano melodies, employing a variety...

Course
Monday evenings
  • Spring 2019

Intensive Harmony at the Keyboard is a Boulanger-style harmony workshop, offered as a supplemental course to the Music Theory & Literacy sequence.

It is intended either for students concurrently...

Christian Wolff
Event
Date
Location
NEC: St. Botolph G01

Esteemed composer Christian Wolff will lead a lecture on experimental music.