On-line Courses

 

Over 20,000 students from 100+ countries have enrolled in Mr. Peters' courses. Each course includes free life-time access to on-line materials such as audio samples, assignments, and quizzes.

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Music Composition 1

Rhythm & Melody

The first course in a two course series by award-winning composer, Jonathan Peters, which teaches how music is formed and how to compose your own music. Course 1 covers the study of rhythmic and melodic composition, while course 2 covers harmonic composition and compositional form.

Music Composition 2

Harmony & Form

The second course in a two course series by award-winning composer, Jonathan Peters, which teaches how music is formed and how to compose your own music. Course 1 covers the study of rhythmic and melodic composition, while course 2 covers harmonic composition and compositional form.

Music Theory

An in-depth and straight forward approach to understanding music

Have you ever wondered how the musical scale came about? Or why certain pitches sound better together than others? "Music Theory", by award-winning composer, Jonathan Peters, is a comprehensive course in the study of music. Much more than just memorization of musical terms and definitions...this course explains the "why".

Four-part Harmony

Learn the fundamentals of writing in four-parts.

Orchestration

Learn how to write for orchestra in this comprehensive course by award-winning composer Jonathan Peters. This course covers both instrumentation and orchestration.

 

(For those who prefer to learn by reading, all courses are also available in print book and e-book formats with on-line quizzes.