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Treesa Ruins Classical Music

Buckle in and hold on tight for this continued wild ride through the bizarre, entertaining, and brilliant world of music history. From the Dark Ages to Hollywood, this class will explore how music shaped the world and how the world shaped music. Crazy anecdotes and unbelievably genius musical excerpts will have you completely immersed in …

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Jazz History Since 1959

Join Brian Jones for Jazz History Since 1959, a course exploring what scholar John F. Szwed called the “multiple revolutions” that shook up the world of jazz at the dawn of the 1960s. We will dissect the rise of free jazz, jazz and the counterculture, the birth of fusion, world jazz, and the cultural politics …

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Music Theory 201: Harmony I

Ready for the next level of Music Theory? Harmony I continues to build on previous knowledge while adding cadences, four-part writing, more complex rhythmic dictation and musical dictation. All students, even those who took RSSoM theory courses last year, who want to register for upper levels of music theory must take a placement test before …

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Music Theory 101: Theory I

Studying music theory means learning about the foundation music. Students in Theory I will combine written and aural theory to increase their understanding and explore the building blocks of music. Classes cover subjects from basic note-reading in multiple clefs to constructing scales, identifying and singing intervals, rhythmic dictation and beginning ear training. No prior music …

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Music Theory 301: Harmony II

Introducing RSSoM’s third level of music theory, Harmony II! In addition to a thorough review of fundamental concepts, this course introduces and explores compound rhythms, 7th chords, SATB writing, transposition, modulation and melody writing. All students, even those who took RSSoM theory courses last year, who want to register for upper levels of music theory …

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Adult Music Theory

Have you always wished that you knew more about the building blocks of music? Intro to Music Theory for Adults might be for you! This course will combine written and aural theory to increase understanding and explore the foundations of music. Each class will move at a speed that allows all students to gain a …

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Masterworks Companion

Join Richmond Symphony Concertmaster Daisuke Yamamoto and Director of Education & Community Engagement Walter Bitner for this deep dive into the music of our 2021-22 Masterworks Concert Season. Each class in this unique companion course will focus on the repertoire of the Symphony’s next Masterworks concert performances and feature a special guest with a critical …

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Audition for the 2022-2023 Youth Orchestra Program!

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Auditions on August 8 & 9

Auditions on August 8 & 9

Auditions on August 15 & 16

No audition required

 Join the 2022-2023 youth orchestra program! Auditions begin August 8th   Learn More >