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ABRSM Music Theory Grade 1 Past Paper 2016 A Part 2 with Sharon Bill

In this second music theory lesson on YouTube in 4k Sharon continues to work through the first section of ABRSM Grade 1 Past Paper A, 2016. She explains how to thoroughly read and answer each question, showing you how to achieve top marks in your ABRSM Music Theory Exam. (Which I did with 100%)

ABRSM Music Theory Grade 1 Past Paper 2016 A Part 1 with Sharon Bill

In this music theory lesson Sharon Bill works through the first section of ABRSM Grade 1 Past Paper A, 2016. She explains how to thoroughly read and answer each question, showing you how to achieve top marks in your ABRSM Music Theory Exam.

This tuition helped me gain 100% in my grade 1 ABRSM music theory exam.

Major Scale Practical Explained – Piano and Music Theory Lessons 13 Video Playlist with Sharon Bill

Here’s a great beginners piano lesson YouTube playlist from Sharon Bill filmed in 4K covering the basics of all the major scales. Sharon shows the basic construction of the major scale and then does each particular scale C major, D Major G major all the way through into the flat major scales too.

Sharon shows hands separately, hands together in similar motion and also in contrary motion over two octaves. She also gives tips on how to use the best fingering method with practical tips on posture. I also demonstrate how to give the scale more rhythmic direction and music fluidity.

Scales Explained Piano and Music Theory Lessons YouTube 8 Video Playlist with Sharon Bill

Here is Sharon Bill’s 8 video playlist explaining Scales on the Piano. The series covers ‘Semitones and Tones easily explained and demonstrated’, ‘The Construction of the Major Scale: A Beginners Music Theory Lesson’, ‘The Natural Minor Scale: A Beginners Music Theory Lesson’, ‘The Harmonic Minor Scale: A Beginners Music Theory Lesson’, ‘The Melodic Minor Scale: A Beginners Music Theory Lesson’, ‘Modes A Beginners Music Theory Guide to the Modal Scale Systems’, ‘Scales – Why Bother? All you need to know about playing scales’ and finally ‘Circle of Fifths: Everything a Musician Needs to Know’.

All in all the above 8 videos in the playlist offer a wealth of music theory and practical playing knowledge. Enjoy and share.

Sharon has filmed the videos in 4K too and there is are also ABRSM Music Theory Grades 1, 2 and 3 on YouTube with accompanying free PDFs in A4 and US Letter to download from Sharon’s website www.SharonBill.com

ABRSM Music Theory Grade 2 YouTube Tuition Video Series Playlist in 4K by Sharon Bill

Here is ABRSM Grade 2 Music Theory 21 video playlist by music tutor Sharon Bill. Sharon has gone through the Grade 2 Music in Theory work book from ABRSM systematically from start to finish. Again when I took this exam I passed my ABRSM grade 2 with 100 percent too – FULL MARKS AGAIN!

Sharon has filmed the videos in 4K too and there is an accompanying free PDF to grade 2 as well as grade 1 in A4 and US Letter to download from Sharon’s website www.SharonBill.com

This set of videos starts straight in with Ledger Lines and builds on the knowledge studied in Grade 1 (Yesterday’s blog post). Grades 1 and 3 are online now too. Sharon has a full page on her website for her YouTube videos with the ABRSM grades on separate lists along with Scales, Arpeggios, Broken Chords and other piano music lessons. Great lessons for anyone who is beginning studying piano and music theory of any age or for homeschoolring moms everywhere.

ABRSM Music Theory Grade 1 YouTube Tuition Video Series Playlist in 4K by Sharon Bill

Here is a fantastic 30 video playlist by music tutor Sharon Bill on all of ABRSM Grade 1 Music Theory. Sharon has gone through the book systematically from start to finish and I can affirm that this is all great teaching. I passed my ABRSM grade 1 with 100 percent – FULL MARKS!

Sharon has filmed the videos in 4K too and there is an accompanying free PDF to grade 1 in A4 and US Letter to download from Sharon’s website www.SharonBill.com

This set of videos starts with an introduction of ABRSM grades 1-5 and videos 2-30 cover all of grade 1. Grades 2 and 3 are online now too. Sharon has a full page on her website for her YouTube videos with the ABRSM grades on separate lists along with Scales, Arpeggios and other piano music lessons. Great for anyone who is beginning studying piano and music theory of any age or for homeschoolring moms everywhere.

How To Take Your ABRSM Music Theory Exam Grades 1, 2 and 3 by Sharon Bill

Do you know anyone taking their ABRSM Music Theory exam soon?

How To Take Your ABRSM Music Theory Exam Grades 1,2 & 3 by Sharon Bill – exam technique guide.
Paperback £3.99 and eBook 99p from Amazon.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1549623508

(I can tell you this little book and its info is great – I got 100% in grades 1 and 2 and a distinction in grade 3)
And also available on other Amazon nation’s stores.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/1549623508

Here’s the blurb from Sharon Bill’s book: Continue reading

Construction of the Major Scale: Music Theory Lesson for beginners

A simple overview video explaining the construction of the major scale for music. This basic music theory lesson for beginners and there are lots of videos coming from Sharon Bill covering many aspects of music theory for all instruments and music students and not just the piano.

Enjoy and share with your music student friends and subscribe to Sharon’s channel for future music lesson fun.

Tones and Semitones beginners music lesson youtube video

Here is a great short video explaining Tones and Semitones (whole step and half step). It is a simple music theory lesson for beginners and there are lots of videos coming from Sharon Bill covering many aspects of music theory for all instruments and not just the piano.

Have fun with this, share with your music student friends and subscribe to Sharon’s channel.