by Charles Peters and Paul Yoder.
This six-part series begins with the basics and progresses through advanced harmony and arranging. Each book is a complete text and workbook in itself containing 30 short lessons and assignments. Most work can be completed outside of rehearsals at the student's own pace. Review and grading can be done in less than 5 minutes of class time. This combination of home study plus just a few minutes of rehearsal time for theory will produce amazing results in a very short time.
Book 1: Beginning Theory Book 2: Intermediate Theory Book 3: Advanced Theory Book 4: Elementary Harmony and Arranging Book 5: Intermediate Harmony and Arranging Book 6: Advanced Harmony and Arranging
Title: Master Theory, Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co.
This method book teaches self-learning and recognition of rhythmic patterns through carefully graduated pieces in a range of styles. Includes teacher/student duets. The authors collaborated with cello specialists for this volume.
Title: Cello Sight-Reading, By Kember and Dammers, Published by Edition Schott
The ideal supplement to any music lessons taken at home or at school, Little Voggy explains the basics of music in a child-friendly manner. Through well-known children songs, the young readers can review and practice what they have just learned. The second part of this book introduces the main and most popular musical instruments with pictures as well as sound. Not only does the included audio CD contain modern arrangements of these children songs, but also provides audio examples of the main instruments, thus music theory remains a fascinating subject easily understandable for children.
Title: Voggy's ABC of Music Theory, Published by Voggenreiter, Item number: 3802405021
Alfred's Essentials of Jazz Theory
is designed for jazz enthusiasts and musicians who want to learn jazz
concepts and terminology. To get the most out of this course, it is
recommended that you have a good understanding of basic theory, such as
the lessons in Books 1-3 of Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory.
The book contains lessons with both written and music reading exercises
and ear-training and listening are addressed through the included CDs.
Each unit is complete with a review section. Playing and/or singing
along with each example is encouraged throughout the book. Master jazz
with ease using this complete course!