Robert Page is a firm believer that all music students should gain a deeper understanding
and appreciation of music through the study of musical theory and history.
He is able to offer a variety of correspondence courses to residents of the United
Kingdom, in all grades of theory, as well as other academic courses tailor-made to
There is a separate correspondence course for each grade of theory. Each of the courses
covering grades 1-5 consists of between 11 and 15 units of work. Each unit requires
the student to complete two or three worksheets and send them by post to Robert Page
for marking, assessment and further helpful advice if needed. Along with the worksheets,
the student will be sent fact sheets containing all the necessary study material.
The fact sheets are kept by the student, and gradually build up to an invaluable
The fee for each course (see ‘Fees’ below) is payable when the first completed unit
of work is sent for marking. Thus, the student is able to see the first unit before
making a final decision whether or not to enrol on the course. After completing a
basic course, any student wishing to take the graded examination set by the Associated
Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) is recommended to undertake a supplementary
course consisting of up to four sample examination papers. Robert Page is then able
to enter students for the ABRSM examinations if they so wish. (The fee shown in the
final column of the ‘Fees’ table below includes both the entry fee and a small administration
Courses covering the higher grades of theory continue in a similar manner, except
that students will need to obtain their own study material as specified by Robert.
The above fees are for students living in the United Kingdom and apply to courses beginning on or between the dates of 01.09.2014 and 31.08.2015.