Learn music at your own pace

Learn music at your own pace

With over 200 easy to follow video lessons from the beginnings of Music Theory to Orchestral Arranging.
Lifetime membership for individuals

Lifetime membership for individuals

A single subscription gives lifelong membership to individual students.
Annual education subscription

Annual education subscription

Gives the resource to all of your teachers and students, at school or at home.

The Contemporary Music Course is a collection of short, easy to follow video lessons that will guide you through learning music theory and then composing and arranging at your own pace.

Designed for independent students who want to learn or improve their understanding of music theory, and for  music teachers who want an easy to use on-line resource for their students to use at any time.

Starting with 'The Language of Music', the course moves on to 'Chords and Harmony', 'Orchestral Harmony', 'Part Writing’ and more. 

Developed over several years by a professional composer, the contemporary music course is music theory made easy.

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Now completely Free

We have decided to make the Contemporary Music Course completely free to use for anyone during this time. No Login required, just browse the lessons and enjoy.

Start with The Language Of Music Today

Please could we subscribe to your wonderful course again? I would like to do this on an annual basis, as I found the course very helpful last year.

I find the course very useful for advanced junior students and seniors particularly. I have subscribed so that our students can work at home as independent learners, gaining more skills and knowledge in music theory, aural and composition.

Your course teaches and reinforces information needed for several Level 1 to 3 NCEA Music standards.

Sue Banham

Rosehill College, Auckland, New Zealand