Music theory is the understanding of written music, and it provides a language for composers and musicians to communicate with each other. Students that understand musical theory can read a page written by a composer hundreds of years ago, and understand what that composer wanted them to play, and how.

Music theory is very important for children who want to read and play music. In addition to providing an understanding of what is written on the page, music theory can provide students with confidence in their abilities, and give them the skills they need to progress in their musical studies for years to come.

An understanding of music theory will also make it easier for students to learn different musical instruments

What are the requirements?

  • You will need a theory book that will be on your enrolment confirmation.

What am I going to get out of the lessons?

  • You will understand how a piece of music works.
  • You will gain an understanding of intervals, scales, and keys which will help you see why notes are placed together, or why some keys require sharps and flats.

What is the recommended age for learning the recorder?

  • Theory lessons are for anyone from 4 to 104.


per 30 minutes

$35.00 | $50.00

per 30 minutes | per 45 minutes

$35.00 | $50.00

per 30 minutes | per 45 minutes


per 30 minutes
4 students max



Melanie Wilton Music
One Tree Hill, Auckland 1061