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Anyone Can Have Fun Learning Music Theory!

I believe that everyone should have access to music education no matter where you live. Reading music is a fun, exciting, challenging, and rewarding process that allows us to experience the creative process of another human being. But when you explore it deeper, you will unlock a world of understanding: one that follows patterns and logic like many other languages. When you’re finished, my courses will make anyone at any level an expert.

Why Should I Take a Music Theory Course?

Honestly, music has changed my life profoundly and I feel so lucky to be able to play whatever music I want in whatever style I want. Learning music theory is what helped me accomplish this. As a high school music teacher, I have seen the impact I have made in the lives of my students through teaching music and I wish to pass that on to you guys.

Your Instructor

Dan Vrancic
Dan VrancicMusic Guru (aka Your Teacher)
Dan graduated from Western University with a Honours Bachelor of Music degree in 2008. His passion for teaching led him to pursue his Bachelor of Education from Althouse College in 2009. Since then, Dan has been teaching music professionally as a high school teacher with the Thames Valley District School Board.

My Story

I was like you.

I really enjoyed playing music but understanding it beyond reading was something I struggled with. Over and over, I would practice to memorize, perform, and later forget.  I always wondered how others could just play off the top of their heads or figure out a song without even looking at the music. I knew that music theory was important but it was hard to learn and my teachers didn’t seem to know the right thing to say to me.  It was really frustrating.

My passion for the subject carried me through highschool and I studied saxophone and piano privately.  I prepared my audition for University and enrolled as a first year music student.  I was so eager to finally figure everything out.  Well, there was a catch.  I needed to know more theory only this time, the pace was much quicker and I was getting left behind.  I spent days upon days figuring out concepts using any resource that was made available.  I went to office hours, found smart friends, and signed out textbooks – all with the hope of something clicking for me.  This process took years before I found my way to clear musical understanding.  It was hard work.

But now I am on the other side.  Now I can look at everything I overcame objectively and I ask myself, was all that grunt work really necessary?  Was there an easier way?

I decided to go into music education to become a high school music teacher.  I began compiling resources to help others.  Gradually over the years I became very good at anticipating questions and helping students understand complex ideas.  Why? Because I had to learn them myself in what seemed like a million different ways.  Years and years of music classes helped me refine my practice to a fine art but it’s really been the years following that which have CHANGED EVERYTHING.

Teaching students that may or may not have interest in music theory was one thing.  What I wanted to do, was bring my revelations to those that were like me.  Those that wanted to learn how to understand music but didn’t know where to turn or where their next step was.  It was people like us that I shifted my attention to.  I asked myself, what is the best way I can teach an engaged learner to become an expert at theory if they just walked in the classroom knowing absolutely nothing?  This question is what prompted me to spend over 2 years crafting an answer to and what I came up with is a masterpiece of 27 heavily researched and logically structured lessons featuring a wealth of high quality learning resources and supportive community to achieve this ambitious goal.  I came up with the Music Theory Complete Course.

This course would be a one way ticket to expert level understanding for a reasonable price so that in the long run, people like us would end up saving significant amounts of money and time.  I knew that if I had a course like this in front of me, I would have signed up immediately to avoid all the headache reaching my goals the hard way caused me.  Now that I had this tangible course in front of me, I had to let people try it.  Once they did, I began getting terrific feedback.  I had students telling me that my explanations were so clear and my visualizations were what really put the concepts into their minds.  I was told that if they only had learned theory like this, they would have saved themselves years of frustration!

I felt great being able to help so many people.  I knew that what I had worked.  I knew that I could help so many people with learning music theory!

Reality Check

This course will require work to be done on your part.  If you are of the mindset that just by watching the videos and not doing the assigned work nor practicing sufficiently before moving on is going to get help you reach your goals, this isn’t the course for you.  I will teach you the quickest most effective route I know to advanced music theory understanding but you have to meet me half way.  I spent years working, researching, scripting, recording, editing, planning, designing, and investing to make this the best course for my students, I need you to put the work into doing the necessary work to get you there.

Want to know the best part to all of this?  You can take this at your own pace!  You will have purchased a life-time of music education that you can keep coming back to over and over to refine your skills or learn something new.

Think about it, if you wanted to learn everything we offer on this website, putting the expertly planned and researched lessons aside, you would have to hire a private teacher with credentials at a rate of $40-50/hour.  Assuming you have a perfect memory and don’t need to spend extra lessons on learning repeated material that has already been explained to you, you would be looking at spending anywhere from $1080-$1350 per year!  You would also be on the hook for a two $40 theory books to graduate you through all of the concepts.  Best case scenario? $2160 and you can’t go back to hear lessons from the past-you have to continually pay for new lessons.  It also wouldn’t be something you can do in the after hours, when you have some quiet time to yourself.  At MusicTheoryLessons.net, my course is specifically focussed on helping you reach your theory goals as quickly as possible, while ensuring you receive a strong musical foundation that is seriously affordable.  My Music Theory Complete course is yours for $499.99.


I’m just going to come out and say this.  I’m not a businessman.  I am an educator.  I teach.  I find joy and excitement from seeing the success of my students.  My first priority is making sure you feel like you are getting the value I am talking about.  If you’re not happy, I’m not happy. Please know that I have poured my life from years of work into this.  Not weeks.  Not months.  Years.  Why?  Because I wanted to create a course that absolutely works.  That’s why I want to offer you a risk free 7 days money back guarantee.  I want to you to be successful so if I am not the right teacher for you, you have a week to let me know, tell me what went wrong and I will happily refund your tuition.  It’s important that my students are happy and I will keep working on improving the experience to ensure the best learning environment for everyone.

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You’re ready to enroll. You’re ready to learn.  You have the focus, the passion, and the dedication to be successful and I will take you there if you let me. If you feel like you’re ready to take real action in your musical ability – if you want a convenient and engaging path to your next musical goal – then I will extend this admission offer to you to be part of my learning community, but it will close soon.  So make a decision to pursue your passion, stop letting the confusion of the theory control your enjoyment of playing music and I’ll see you on the inside of Music Theory Lessons membership area.

Dan Vrancic

The Music Theory Lesson Approach

Music Theory Lessons Certification

You’ll receive a certificate of completion for all your hard work. Once earned, you can use this certificate however you like!

Course Curriculum

Oh the Things You’ll Learn!

The Staff and Note Names 5:50
Note Values and Rhythm 8:44
Time Signatures 4:30
Ledger Lines 3:44
Rests 4:23
Accidentals 4:12
Semitones and Tones 4:16
Major Scales 4:49
Key Signatures 9:02
Key Signatures Recap 4:00
Modes 4:05
Minor Scales 4:43
Harmonic and Melodic 4:36
Diatonic Intervals 6:12
Interval Types 5:50
Interval Inversions 2:30
Transposition 2:22
Different Triads Types 4:00
Diatonic Triads 4:27
Cadences 5:20
Different Tetrachords 7:17
Diatonic Tetrachords 5:50
Figured Bass Pt.1 5:17
Figured Bass Pt. 2 4:43
Mixture 5:06
Harmonic Analysis 6:56
Popular Chord Uses 5:03

The Course Workbook

Music Theory Complete Workbook

Frequently Asked Questions

Does this Course Actually Work?

Yes it actually does! I have created these courses with you in mind. His expertise in teaching theory allows him to anticipate what concepts you might struggle with and offers tips and resources in advance to prevent that from happening. Dan has successfully taught thousands of students music theory, and he can help you too!

How Long Will it Take to Learn Everything?

It depends. There is a direct correlation between motivation and progress. If you really want to be great at theory, these courses will help you do that! It’s also important to do all the extra work and give time for the concepts to settle in. Taking in too much at once can be overwhelming and frustrating, so enjoy the journey and keep practicing!

Where Can I Get Extra Help?

I’ve got you covered!  I have created forums where my team and I, with the help of the Music Theory Lesson community can provide additional resources, explanations, or even advice! It is my hope that we will have a flourishing community of students that will learn in a collaborative online environment with these courses at the center of everything!

Do You Have a Free Course to Try Out?

Yes I do! You are welcome to enroll in my free 3 part video series. This course is just a primer for those beginners who would like to get their feet wet.  After you enroll, you’ll get an email that will take you to your first lesson. It’s important that you can learn from me so work your way through each video in the 3 part series. After that, you can confidently take the full course and start learning right away!

I Don’t Know Anything at All About Music, Where Should I Start?

I created this course with you in mind.  I wanted to be able to make sure theory wasn’t only available to people who went to school or shelled out thousands of dollars a year for private tutoring.  My course will start you learning to read music, but if you continue through it, you’ll come out as an expert!  Happy studying!

What is Included in the Course?

I have been teaching courses professionally for years in a highschool setting. I know that having the right resources can make a huge difference in the success rate of my students. Thats why I spent 6 months crafting a 70 page custom-made theory textbook that follows these courses exactly. The best part is, I am giving it away for free whether you enroll in the course or not. It’s my gift to you for coming here! Besides that, each course comes with assigned coursework, embedded activities from musictheory.net,and embedded quizzes to keep current in your learning.

What Else Do I Get?

There are even more benefits to take advantage of when you become a Music Theory Lessons student. For starters, you will have full access to our resources section which will be continuously updated to provide students with different tools and tips to help them get the result they are looking for even faster. I have also created a social forum environment that allows my team and enrolled students to collaborate and offer help to other students so everyone understands the content explained. Hope that helps!

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Testimonials from People Just Like You!

Wow. I took my time with this course. I actually understand music. I know why I am playing what I’m playing and it feels great! Thank you so much!
Dan, you effectively packaged something that was virtually my entire highschool and university music education. Your explanations of music theory concepts were fun, enthusiastic, and memorable. You’re going to help a lot of people with this.
This course changed my musical life! I started with zero expectations but the course was structured in a way that made sense to me and really easy to navigate. You answered all the questions I had and I now I am really confident when playing piano chords. Well done!

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