Study music theory with a Juilliard graduate
Take your music to the next level
Music theory is a very helpful tool for instrumentalist, composers, arrangers, and improvisers. It enables musicians to organize and categorize sounds so that we can later use them in our music. Now offering music theory classes as well as private lessons in your home or in the studio.
Dean Tsur is an award-winning musician and bandleader, based in New York City. He has won the North American Saxophone Alliance Jazz Competition, and was semifinalist in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition. Dean has written many pieces for strings, big bands, and his own saxophone choir.
Dean provides comprehensive teaching methods of music theory, based on his studies of classical composition techniques and jazz theory at two of the world’s leading music schools: The Juilliard School and Berklee College of Music.
Learning Music Theory: Topics
- How to write what you hear and hear what you write
- Harmony: chords, voice leading, and analysis
- Scales and how to use them
- Jazz and popular music theory
- Writing a lead sheet
- Arranging for multiple instruments