Rockwell Guitar School's Music theory Course

We are giving away our theory course on our youtube channel, click here to get started.

Even if you don't know anything about music theory, we can start at your level. Theory is something that all instruments have in common, so if you decide to switch instruments, you still have a structure to fall back on. Our course begins at square one and can take you all the way through college level music theory. You will learn about:

  • Reading and writing music, including lead sheets
  • Composing music and writing songs
  • Constructing scales
  • Constructing chords
  • Key signatures
  • Time signatures
  • Harmonizing melodies
  • Analyzing music in a jazz context
  • Chord and scale tensions
  • Scales for improvisation
  • Basic arranging rules
  • Basic reharmonization techniques
  • Clefs
  • Transposition
  • Secondary dominant, substitute dominant, and altered dominant chords
  • Song forms
  • Voice leading
  • Modal interchange
  • Cadences
  • Harmonic rhythm
  • Diminished 7th and whole tone chords & scales
  • Avoid notes
  • Modulation
  • And much more!