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About Music Theory at Hochstein

A knowledge of music theory is an essential tool for musicians and gives both performers and listeners valuable insights into a composer's creative thoughts and technical methods. Students may take advantage of a curriculum–sharing partnership between Hochstein and Eastman Community Music School. The classes listed below are offered at Hochstein, and additional offerings are available at Eastman CMS. 

 

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Music History Survey

Julia Goodwin, Instructor 

Tuesdays, 6:00-7:00 pm 
Age 14 and older 

 

The Hochstein Music History Survey is a year-long investigation into the development of Western art music from its origins in the ancient world to the present. In this course, you will familiarize yourself with representative works in the vocal, instrumental, chamber, operatic, and orchestral repertoires as well as the composers and contexts that produced them. You will hone your analytical skills through focused listening and score analysis. Prerequisite: AP Music Theory or equivalent.

A textbook rental fee of $25 is in addition to the tuition fees.

 

 

FEES: $20 registration fee. $612* yearly tuition payable in quarterly installments of $153 each. For students enrolled in individual lessons at Hochstein, $450 yearly tuition payable in quarterly installments of $112.50. (Fees are as of Fall 2021.)

 

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