About this Specialization

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Nurture your love for, and understanding of, music with this specialization. Learn the fundamentals of music theory, including major and minor tonalities, chord scales, song forms, and chord qualities. You’ll also practice training your ear to hear and recognize various intervals, chord progressions, and chord qualities. For the Capstone project, you will directly apply the knowledge you’ve gained to write and perform a short musical composition. This specialization begins with the basics of music and builds to more advanced concepts, providing you the knowledge you need to improve your skills as a musician.
Learner Career Outcomes
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Started a new career after completing this specialization.
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Beginner Level
Approx. 5 months to complete
Suggested 3 hours/week
English
Learner Career Outcomes
50%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
12%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Beginner Level
Approx. 5 months to complete
Suggested 3 hours/week
English

There are 4 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Developing Your Musicianship

4.9
stars
1,054 ratings
332 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Musicianship: Chord Charts, Diatonic Chords, and Minor Keys

4.9
stars
475 ratings
133 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Musicianship: Tensions, Harmonic Function, and Modal Interchange

4.9
stars
349 ratings
97 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Developing Your Musicianship: Final Project

4.9
stars
93 ratings
45 reviews

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Berklee College of Music

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