Music Theory MUS3070T


For Credit: $4495
Not For Credit: $3895

This course will provide students with a broad introduction to the basic rudiments of music theory.

During this course, students will be introduced to musical notation, structure, terms and symbols used by music professionals in the recording studio. Students will begin to understand and use the language of music.
For Credit
Not For Credit

Virtual Classroom Schedule

This course is delivered in a Virtual Classroom format. During classes, you will be able to interact with your instructor and peers in real-time through online tools and course software. The course has an assigned class schedule, evaluation dates, and assignment due dates. All classes are recorded and posted to your course page to review any content you may have missed. To get the most out of this course we strongly recommend you attend all classes. Please check the posted class schedule before you enroll. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our admissions team at

Check The Schedule
Mon 18

Music Theory MUS3070T

January 18 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Mon 25

Music Theory MUS3070T

January 25 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Feb 01

Music Theory MUS3070T

February 1 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Feb 08

Music Theory MUS3070T

February 8 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Feb 22

Music Theory MUS3070T

February 22 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Mar 01

Music Theory MUS3070T

March 1 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Mar 08

Music Theory MUS3070T

March 8 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Mar 15

Music Theory MUS3070T

March 15 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Mar 22

Music Theory MUS3070T

March 22 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Mar 29

Music Theory MUS3070T

March 29 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Apr 05

Music Theory MUS3070T

April 5 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Apr 12

Music Theory MUS3070T

April 12 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Apr 19

Music Theory MUS3070T

April 19 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT

Please Note: Course schedules are subject to change.

About Course Credit

If you choose to take this course for credit, you will be required to attend the instructor-led virtual classes for the course and record your attendance through our Learning Management System (LMS). To receive credit for the course, you must complete all course evaluations and obtain a minimum final grade of 60%. If you enroll in a course for credit, our Registrar's office will schedule a meeting with you to review the For Credit requirements in advance of the course start date. If you choose the Not for Credit option when you enroll, you will still be registered in the same course and have access to all of the same lectures and materials as the For Credit students, but you will not be able to apply the course as a credit towards one of Metalworks Institute's Online Diploma Programs.

Please Note: Credits can only be applied to online diploma programs within 24 months of course completion.

When taken for credit Music Theory MUS3070T can be applied towards these associated Diploma Programs:


All of Metalworks Institute’s courses are organized into Modules. Click each module below to see the topics covered in that module.

In this learning module, students will be introduced to the course and be provided with a broad overview of the fundamental elements of western music notation, including the staff, clefs, the grand staff, and the piano keyboard.


Course Specific Requirements

Prerequisites & Corequisites
This course does not have any prerequisites or corequisites; it is an introductory course.

Required Textbooks & Resources
• None

Suggested Textbooks & Resources
• None

Course-Specific Hardware & Software Requirements
• None

General Requirements

Below are the minimum requirements to access and participate in the course environment. Please make sure to also check the Prerequisites, Corequisites and Course-Specific Requirements section above, and ensure your computer meets or exceeds the minimum system requirements for all software needed for your course.

Mac Users
 OS X 10.10
Yosemite or Higher

PC Users
• Windows 10

All Users
Latest Version of Google Chrome or Safari
Microsoft Teams
Speakers or Headphones
Internal or External Microphone
High-Speed Internet Connection



Sharona Clarke

Sharona is a classically-trained pop pianist, singer, songwriter, composer, teacher, and producer. Her early influences include Chopin, Gershwin, Bruce Hornsby and Van Halen — showing equal passion for classical music to hard rock. She has shared the stage with rock acts such as Trooper, Honeymoon Suite, and The Trews. As a solo performer, she has captivated audiences with her smooth, soft vocals and impeccable piano pop mastery. Sharona is a well-respected music teacher and member of ORMTA (Ontario Registered Music Teachers Association), and is also an accomplished composer who has written and scored over 25 educational pieces for solo piano.

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Please Note: Instructor(s) is/are subject to change based on availablity.


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