Advantages of Ware Academy Theory Classes
"The study of music theory allows the performance to be more than a series of memorized mechanical actions. " -Peter Ware
- Students at Ware have achieved the Highest Theory Grades Averages in Canada.
- Low Failures Rates
- 4 National Gold Medals in Music Theory
Ware Academy students won the National Gold Medal in Music Theory for the years of 2009, 2010, 2014 & 2016. It represents the highest average in Canada for all theory requirements (excluding L5-8 Theory) for the ARCT diploma. All of our winners maintained an average of 94 or above for all of their ARCT Theory Requirements not counting L5-8 Theory!
- Teachers for all Theory Subjects.
- Highly Qualified Instructors Instructors have multiple university music degrees. Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA), Master of Music (MM)
- 30 Hours of Classes
Ware Academy of Music we try to maintain a minimum of 30 hours of class instruction for Level 5-8 Theory and L9-ARCT Harmony and Analysis.
- Clear English Presentations Teachers do not have accents that may hinder comprehension.
- Testing and Mock Exams
Weekly tests allow students/parents to constantly monitor progress. Mock exams provide realistic expectations. Official Examination Papers are available for purchase from Ware Academy.
- Memory and Writing Techniques
History classes offer weekly matching tests, thematic identification practice, outlines, techniques and comments for comparative essay writing!
- Quality Educational Textbooks
Classes utilize a textbook series by Peter and Lynn Ware designed for the theory examinations. A consistent, organized approach allows a comfortable progression and easy transition throughout the full theory requirements. The series maintains a consistency of approach through the grades, thereby making it easier to pass or obtain higher grades as they advance through the music theory requirements.
- Songs: Directing and Protecting
Peter Ware’s harmony textbook series, Harmony of the Spheres, includes helpful musical examples and teaches harmonic progressions through a series of songs and Procedures.
- No Registration Fees