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AP Music Theory

AP Music Theory

This rigorous AP Music Theory course, taught by Ky Hascall, provides students with an in-depth foundation of music theory, including the elements of musical composition. It is an excellent preparation for students desiring a music-related career and for those planning to take the AP Music Theory exam. Course topics include:

  • Music theory foundations
  • Compound Meters and Minor Tonality
  • Intervals, Triads, and Seventh Chords
  • Counterpoint – Connecting Melodic and Harmonic Intervals
  • Establishing the Two-Voice Composition
  • Eighteenth Century Counterpoint
  • Harmonization
  • Tones and Scales
  • Diatonic Sequences
  • Preparing for the AP Test

AP Music Theory has been audited and approved by the College Board.

AP Music Theory is A-G Approved through the University of California.