How do melody, harmony, and rhythm come together to make a piece of music pleasing to the ear? What’s the difference between a symphony and a sonata? As a student of music theory and composition, you’ll learn the language of music.
Your classes will involve a lot of ear training, which sharpens your listening skills. You’ll learn to write down chords and melodies as you hear them, analyze the structure of musical pieces, and compose your own music. The study of music theory and composition will also improve your skills as a performing musician.