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Music Theory and Ear Training Bootcamp

Rutgers Community Arts

Rutgers music theory faculty prepare students for collegiate placement examinations and for college-level theory and aural skills courses.

Program Requirements

As this class is intended for those who plan to continue their musical studies in college, students should have at least an intermediate level of proficiency on their instrument, knowledge of note names in at least one clef and the ability to recognize whole, half, quarter, and eighth notes. 

Enrollment Criteria:
Students who meet specific program criteria can enroll/participate in this program by signing up.
Program Fee:
Yes - $650.00 (one-time)
Financial Assistance:
New Jersey


Rutgers music theory faculty prepare students for collegiate placement examinations and for college-level theory and aural skills courses.  This camp covers the foundational concepts of written music theory and ear training that are included in key signatures, time signatures, scales, intervals, harmony, solfege, sight-singing, and dictation.

  • August 1-12, 2022 (weekdays only)
  • Open to students ages 14-18
  • Commuter only
  • $650 – music theory AND ear training
  • $350 – music theory (9:30-11:30 a.m.) ONLY or ear training (12-2 p.m.) ONLY

Registration opens soon!


85 George Street Rehearsal Hall 101
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Phone Number:
(848) 932-1500
Affiliated Campuses:
New Brunswick/Piscataway

Who This Program is Best Suited For

Grade Level:
High School Freshmen
High School Sophomores
High School Juniors
High School Seniors
Academic Enrichment/Challenge
Academic Support/Guidance/Study Skills
College Awareness
High School to College Transition
Summer Programs
Test Preparation
Music (B.A.)
Music Performance (B.M.)
Rutgers Schools:
Mason Gross School Of The Arts

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