Music Theory

There are a number of online music theory resources available for free.  Here are a few we can recommend.

Udemy offers a “How To Read Music For Busy People” course which can be taken for free. has been offering free on-line theory instruction since 1997. It was developed by José Rodríguez Alvira as a complement for his courses at the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico.

EarMaster (which offers an online ear training software) offers a free introductory music theory course which starts with the very basics.

For those wanting to build on their theory knowledge, Stephen Wiles, a London-based music teacher has developed a series of music theory videos loosely based on the first five grades of the Associated Board (ABRSM) syllabus

And for the more advanced student, The Tonal Centre is an interactive site that explains and demonstrates some of the key concepts of tonality; including chordsscalescadences, and modulation.