Theory of Music Program




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Program : Theory of Music

Available in Studio and In Home


The Learn Theory of Music Program is designed for those who want to understand what it is that makes music so awesome!

Activity choices include:

  • Written exercises
  • Listening to examples
  • Analysis of Songs
  • other activities as required to achieve your goals

What will be learnt:

  • Basic understanding of reading music
  • Chords, Progressions and Harmony
  • Intervals
  • Scales and Keys
  • Form and Structure
  • Topics as needed to achieve your goals

Learning the Theory of Music means understanding all the various concepts of music which is a huge subject!

The more effort you put into reading, writing, analyzing and listening to music as you learn about the concepts, the easier and quicker you will understand the concepts.

So essentially the more time you spend the quicker the result.

As with learning an instrument, finding a regular time(s) to do your theory work each week will give you the best results.

It is usually necessary to purchase at least a workbook for the grade or level of theory being studied ( where exams are involved).

If you wish to learn general theory without exams, then your teacher will suggest a suitable book, which may include a workbook, manuscript, computer software or texts.

NB Theory book prices vary from $16 upwards.

Students are not required to have an instrument to study Theory, however as Music is about sound, having an instrument available whilst learning about Theory is extremely logical and helpful.

When choosing your Theory teacher, it is not essential for their instrument to be the same as yours, although it can be helpful. If that concerns you and you cannot find a local theory teacher, then consider an online/skype type lesson with your preferred teacher.

Please visit Wendy's online shop for available instruments to purchase

Lesson Program Plans
Lessons are paid via a MONTHLY Direct debit from a credit card, through a secure online Banking service.

  • Payments are made at the start of the month ( in advance).
  • Payments are for 4 lessons per month, except where there are 5 weeks in the month, in which case payment will be for 5 lessons.
  • Students can reschedule their lessons online if a minimum of 24 hours notice is given. There is no limit on lesson reschedule requests.
  • Cancellation given with less than 24 hours notice will mean the lesson fee will still be charged as if a lesson was given.
  • If lessons are NOT required on Public Holidays or School Holidays or Personal Holidays, students can request to have those lessons CANCELLED ( no lesson fees debited for the dates requested, and no makeups). Cancellations must be made prior to the start of the month in which they are required.

Wendy’s Music offers a variety of Lessons at various costs.

Lesson fees are the same for all instruments, but vary upon Location ( $2 extra per student, per lesson for In Home) and for Master Teachers ( and extra $6.50 for a Master)


In Teacher’s Home Studios,

In Student’s Homes ( with an additional $2 per student fee each lesson)


30 minutes

45 minutes


All Wendy’s Music Teachers have undertaken specialist Teacher training to enable them to provide high quality lessons using Wendy’s Step by Step Teaching System.

A MASTER teacher, is someone who has extremely high qualifications and usually over 20 years experience. Lesson fees for a Master teacher are currently an additional $6.50 per 30 minute lesson.


Cancellations by Teachers

If a teacher is unwell, they will contact students asap and the lesson will deferred/banked and rescheduled within 90 days.
If a teacher is unavailable the lesson will deferred/banked and rescheduled within 90 days.

Public and School Holidays
Lessons are scheduled every week at the same day and time regardless of public holidays or school holidays. Students who wish to cancel lessons on a public holiday or for school holidays simply complete our online form prior to that month and those lessons will not be charged.

Students arriving late for lessons will not have their time extended as this adversely affects other students.

Payment of Tuition
Payments are made by direct debit from a card via a secure Bank payment system. Books or equipment will usually be purchased separately from our online website.

Please note that tuition fees are non-refundable.


Receipts are issued automatically via email upon confirmation of payment.

Photo/Video Authority
Enrollment in all Wendy’s Music Programs the Student/Parent/Guardian automatically agrees to allow Wendy’s Music to take and use any photos or moving pictures through the course of classes or performances and to use those items for promotional purposes without laying claim to royalties or rights etc.

Student Performances
As part of our teaching methodology and syllabus, we are pleased to offer all students the exciting opportunity for performance. We anticipate all students at every level will take part in performances on a regular basis to develop their musical skills.

Exam Opportunities

As part of our service we offer students ( when appropriate ) the opportunity to sit for Music Exams with the AMEB and ANZCA. Please consult your teacher for suitability and refer to our Exam info page.

Exam Opportunities

As they progress through the Wendy’s Music Programs students are also offered the opportunity to study the theory of music whilst they learn to play.

When appropriate students are also offered the opportunity to undertake external exams in performance and also Theory or Musicianship through ANZCA or AMEB.


Individual Studio Program


per 30 minute lesson per week

One student per teacher

Individual In Home Program


per 30 minute lesson each week

per student in your home

Individual Online Program


per 30 minute lesson per week

Lessons in your home online via Skype.

Suitable Age: 3 – 5 years


Suitable Age:  5 –11 years

Lesson Length: 30 minutes each week or longer as needed.

Class Sizes: Individual

Suitable Age:  12 – 19 years, 20 years +

Lesson Length: 30 minutes each week or longer as needed.

Class Sizes: Individual

Price : 38.50 $

Difficulty : Childrens Courses Intermediate & Advanced Teens & Adults