Intensive, but fun courses, designed to go from no experience to grade 5 readiness in  hours!

Kirsty offers intensive theory courses of around 6 hours covering the ABRSM grade 5 theory syllabus. 
Designed to go from absolute beginner theory to grade 5, all that is needed is music reading ability of grade 4+. No previous theory experience required. 

Please note: these courses have been described as "fun" by participants. They are NOT dull! 

grade 5 theory information booklet, 2 sets of practice papers (8 papers in all), pencil!

marking of completed practice papers and feedback (by email)

Next planned courses:
Late Spring 2019 (preparation for June exam). 
Saturday 16th March 2-5pm, Sunday 17th March 12.30-3.30pm 
Tesco Community Room, Bar Hill. 
N.B you MUST attend both sessions!

Please email Kirsty with details including name and age of participant, and instrumental experience and subscribe using the link on the home page. 

  • Course dates to be confirmed once enough people have booked. 
  • Minimum of 2 people is required for a course. 
  • Individual intensive courses can be arranged privately. 
  • A deposit of £50 is required once the course is confirmed. 
  • Venue is Bar Hill.
  • Participants in group courses MUST be grade 4 or higher on their main instrument. 
  • No previous theory experience is needed. 

2 people £160 each

3 people £130 each

4+people £120 each


Results from Autumn 18: 1 distinction, 2 passes
Results from Summer 18: 2 distinctions 
Results from Spring 18: 2 passes, 1 merit, 1 distinction
Results from Autumn 17: 2 passes, 2 merits

Individual hour long lessons are also sometimes available at a rate of £35 per lesson in Bar Hill. (currently full!)