Tips for music theory

Here you'll find tips that help you prepare the music-theoretical part of your audition.

  • Click here to practice a listening/hearing test.
  • Musical hearing is something you can train and develop, just like playing an instrument.  Find a teacher who can give you lessons in at sight singing, reading rhythms, recognising chords etc. Make sure that your teacher is well acquainted with the admission requirements at Codarts.
  • Work with your instrument / singing teacher at subjects related to music theory such as reading rhythms, reading and playing chord schemes,  repeating melodies by ear, either singing, playing or writing down, playing a chordal accompaniment to a melody by ear.
  • There are several books, websites and programs to help you train your music theory and your musical ear.
    To mention a few: