ABRSM Music Theory Grades 3 & 4

All you need to know to fast track to success with the ABRSM theory examinations grade 3 and 4.

Last updated 10/2022 English

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This course of instruction covers the grade 3 & 4 ABRSM theory syllabus in full. Within the syllabus you will be shown the principles of music theory covering key areas which will enhance your understanding and lay the foundations for further study to higher grades if desired. The course is delivered via video tutorials. This course will provide you with a fast track opportunity to gain the necessary knowledge to pass the grade 3 & 4 theory exam. This knowledge will open up many doors for aspiring musicians. If you acquire a certain amount of understanding of the 'nuts and bolts' of theory you will be able to learn to read music with ease. Having an understanding of theory will increase your opportunities of playing music with others. If you read music you can join local groups, bands or orchestra's and enjoy playing with like minded musicians. If you need to gain your grade 3 & 4  ABRSM theory exam or if you just wish to brush up on your theory knowledge, this course if for you. ABRSM currently works in over 90 different countries around the world. ABRSM are currently rolling out examinations online so where ever you live in the world there will be an opportunity to sit the exam.

Who this course is for

  1. This course is particularly suited to students embarking on ABRSM grade 3 and 4 theory exams.
  2. It will also be of benefit to those just wishing to brush up on their theory knowledge.


  1. The content is relevant and very easy to understand. The pace of delivery is perfect and the graphics appropriate ~ Fiona
  2. Everything was explained well. I really enjoyed this class ~ S BowenGibbs
  3. Great course! ~ Erika P
  4. Very well presented ~ P Ayton

What you'll learn

The learning modules cover accidentals, adding missing bar lines, intervals, key signatures, major scales, notes & note values, questions on a melody, simple time signatures, single dotted notes & rests, the stave, tonic triads, treble & bass clef to name but a few.


There are no specific requirements before starting this course but it may help your understanding if you have previously studied grades 1 & 2.

Course Content

10 Sections 32 Lectures 4h 8m total length

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