Courses & Curriculum

Music Ecademy Courses & Curriculum

Everything students need to know to pass their music theory exams

Curriculum-aligned courses for schools and private music learners, with content conceived and written by experienced musicians and teachers.

Music Ecademy follows the curriculum of the major music examining boards for private learners, and has a school specific curriculum aligned with the national curriculum requirements in Australia, New Zealand and the UK.

Music Theory

Our music theory course is aligned with the curricula of the major music examining boards in New Zealand, Australia and the UK. With a choice of curricula you can choose which of the grade systems to follow, and be confident your students or children will be taught everything they need to know to pass their music theory exams.  Our curriculum covers material for the absolute beginner up to the advanced student. We currently offer courses in grades 1-7 music theory (grade 8 is coming soon!) as well as three beginner grades specifically built for younger learners to introduce them to music theory slowly and clearly.

Aural Training

Our aural training course is aligned with the curricula of the major music examining boards in New Zealand, Australia and the UK. With a choice of curricula you can choose which of the grade systems to follow, and be confident your students or children will be taught everything they need to know to pass their music theory exams. Aural training is incredibly important when it comes to learning music- it is what separates a good musician from a great one. We currently offer courses in grades 1-6 aural training (grades 7-8 are coming soon!)

School Curriculum

Our school curriculum currently has levels 1-3 NCEA score reading, built to prepare students for their NCEA exams, learning to demonstrate knowledge of conventions in a range of music scores.  We are releasing a complete school curriculum aligned with the New Zealand and Australian national standards, covering curriculum levels 1-5, NCEA and Higher School Certificate. Sign up to our newsletter below to keep updated on these developments. Our music curriculum is based on the requirements of the major music examining boards, and covers all levels from absolute beginner to the advanced senior student so it is perfect for school leaners from primary all the way through secondary.  

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