Popular Music Theory

There are eight LCM Popular Music Theory grades, plus one introductory level.

This is a unique music theory examination syllabus designed specifically for students of Popular Music. Regardless of which instrument you play, and whichever style of popular music you like, these examinations offer a comprehensive and structured approach to studying the theory behind playing popular music. Students of popular music can gain internationally recognised qualifications that are equivalent in stature to those available in the classical music education field.

The emphasis within this syllabus is upon the musical knowledge and information that you need in order to improve your playing, in all styles of popular music.


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