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We offer Piano, Saxophone and Music Theory lessons for all ages. Piano accompaniment. Beginner to advanced levels for exams and leisure. Personalised lessons tailored for Individualised learning.
Choose from our personalised Piano, Saxophone and Music theory lessons tailored for Individualised learning. A mathematical music theory approach taught through visualisations and sonifications of beat-class theory through ski-hill and cyclic graphs and annotated scores
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My PhD aims to develop the work in my thesis ‘Teaching Musical Meter to School-Age Students Through the Ski-Hill Graph’ (2018) which showed that modern meter theory (Cohn, 2019) is informed by the listener’s psychoacoustic and embodied experience of sound rather than notation. I demonstrate how modern meter theory can convert into a coherent and practically implementable pedagogical curriculum with various advantages for music students of all ages.
As discussed in my thesis (2018) meter, as taught in schools, tertiary institutions and music studios, at some point defers to notational understandings rather than to focus on sound. Notation-based understandings of meter propagates two problems which I aim to address in my research: the disconnect between music …