Music Theory is a part of the lessons within The Joy of Piano Academy programs. Theory helps the student to provide a better understanding of how music works. Music Theory explains what we hear. It is the language of music. Without an understanding of how music works and being able to apply the knowledge to read music, the student will completely rely on the teacher or the parent for help.

The Circle of Fifths is a visual representation used in music theory to help musicians and composers understand key signatures, chord progressions, and the relationships between keys making it easier to compose, analyze, and understand music!

Students receive support in understanding how to interpret and express music.

Music theory will help the student to progress more successfully as a musician. And, they are least likely to give up on playing when they truly understand the music! 5 Reasons Why Pianists Need to Know Music Theory.

Circle of Fifths
Learning Music Notes!
Music Theory For Kids!