A Major Key Signature, Treble Clef

A major Scale Explained – A Music Theory Guide

In our last scale page, we investigated the scale of D major. Remember, D major had two sharps in its key signature, F sharp and C sharp! Today I would like to visit the scale of A major! Why? Let’s think about the circle of fifths. Make sure you check out all the information and … Read more

D Major, Key Signature, Treble Clef

D major Explained – A Music Theory Guide

In our last scale page, we investigated the scale of G major. Remember, G major had one sharp in its key signature, F sharp! Today I would like to visit the scale of D major! Why? Let’s think about the circle of fifths. Make sure you check out all the information and exercises on the circle … Read more

4 Tips on How to teach music theory … and make it fun!

We have all been there. We know our student really needs to have a deeper understanding of music theory in order to progress in their playing but they simply refuse to do it. Music theory really does have a bad reputation, but it doesn’t need to be a boring aspect that we have to do … Read more

G Major Key Signature in Treble clef

G Major Scale Explained: A Music Theory Guide

In our last scale page, we investigated the scale of C major. Remember, C major was one of the simplest scales (or keys) you can learn.  Today I would like to visit the scale of G major! Why? Let’s think about the circle of fifths. (If those three words are sending a bolt of confusion … Read more

C Major Key Signature in Treble Clef

C Major Scale Explained: A Music Theory Guide

The C major scale is one of the simplest scales (or keys) you can learn. It is perhaps one of the most common key signatures in western music… precisely because it has no sharps or flats in the key signature! Major scales always follow the same pattern of tones and semitones (steps and half steps) … Read more