Music Theory

Karen completed her Master’s degree in music theory.  She wrote her thesis on the “Effects of lessons in Schenkerian analysis upon students’ performances of tonal works”.  Furthermore, she presented her paper, “Conception of Meter in Japanese Taiko Drumming” at the Pacific Northwest Graduate Student Conference in 2012.  She also studied music theory in Vienna, Austria at the Universität Wien and Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Wien.  Not only has she taught and tutored music theory privately, but she also taught first-year Musicianship and Remedial Theory courses at UBC during her Master studies.

Karen is a member of the British Columbia Registered Music Teachers Association for piano and music theory.  She teaches music theory lessons from rudimentary theory, all the way to university-level theory.  She can incorporate  sight-singing and ear-training if desired.  Karen also preps high school students applying to university in music for their entrance theory exams.

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