Learn Music Theory
Understand the big-picture: fill in the gaps in your musical knowledge
Music theory is the heart of understanding music. Knowing how music works helps you play more sensitively, appreciate music and its context more, and can help you to compose music yourself. It enables you to understand what is really happening in the music you play. Learn the secrets of music, and how to apply them.
Please note: some courses and lessons are currently taking place in an online format due to the coronavirus situation.
How would you like to learn?
Music Theory Classes for Adults
One-to-One Theory Lessons
Occasional Workshops for Adults
General Knowledge Workshops for Teenagers
About Susan Deas
Susan Deas is a professional musician, lecturer and teacher. She has been teaching piano and music theory for over twenty years, and is accredited in both Piano and Musicianship. Her training includes a Bachelor of Music with a major in Performance (Piano) and Musicology, a Master of Music Studies (Studio Pedagogy), a Bachelor of Arts (Communications), and an A.Mus.A in Musicianship. Susan also lectures in music theory and music appreciation for Sydney University’s Centre for Continuing Education, WEA Sydney and at other venues. She performs professionally as a pianist and organist, as well as giving professional development workshops and lessons to private music teachers. Susan is on the Council of the Music Teachers’ Association of NSW.
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