Advanced Rudiments may be completed together with the UMT Supplemental Workbook Levels.

LEVEL 8 Supplemental Workbook is designed to be completed with the Advanced Rudiments.

Supplemental Books include Melody Writing, History & Much More!


Advanced Theory Workbook

Advanced Workbook and Answer Book

The Advanced Theory Workbook simplifies complex concepts, shows students the connection between theory and pedagogy, and ties it all together to help musicians understand the universal language of music. The matching Answer Book with hand-written answers is a convenient resource for quick, easy and accurate marking.

Memory Joggers, the Advanced Rudiments Guide and the Advanced Rudiments Chart make learning easy for students of all learning styles, including visual, auditory and kinesthetic learners.

Advanced Rudiments Workbook includes these exclusive BONUS features:

  • 80 Ultimate Music Theory Flashcards - Vocabulary, Musical Signs, Rhythm and more! Use the Flashcards for one min. “EASY” review of terms and definitions learned in the previous classes.
  • Ultimate Music Theory Guide & Chart - convenient summary to review concepts. Memory Joggers that benefit all learning styles.
  • 12 Comprehensive Review Tests - support retention of concepts learned in previous lessons.

 Lesson #1 – C Clefs – Alto & Tenor

 Lesson #2 – Scales – Technical Degrees

Lesson #3 – Scales – Modes, Pentatonic, Blues & more

Lesson #4 – Intervals – Simple, Compound & Inversions

Lesson #5 – Triads & Inversions – Major, Minor, Aug & Dim

Lesson #6 – Dominant Seventh & Diminished Seventh Chords


 Lesson #7 – Writing Keyboard Style Cadences

Lesson #8 – Rhythm – Simple, Compound & Hybrid Time

Lesson #9 – Transposition – Minor Key to Minor Key

Lesson #10 – Scores – Short, Modern, Vocal & String Quartet

Lesson #11 – Analysis – Musical Compositions

Lesson #12 – Musical Terms, Definitions & Signs

Advanced -  Lesson Plans

Advanced Rudiments Lesson Plans – Why do we need Advanced Rudiments Lesson Plans? To follow a successful road map to complete the Advanced Rudiments level and apply the universal language of music to our studies. Effective, Efficient & Easy!

When using the Advanced Rudiments Lesson Plans, students will become familiar with the lesson plan format and move quickly through the lessons.

UMT Tips & Memory Joggers dramatically increase  retention and comprehension.

Advanced Rudiments Lesson Plans include these 6 Tips and MUCH more!

  1. Game Ideas for using the time saving Ultimate Music Theory Whiteboards. No more drawing 5 lines on a piece of paper!
  2. Sight Reading skills build confidence.  At the keyboard, play patterns (same, step and skip) and identify the distance and directions.
  3. Ear Training develops listening skills. At the keyboard, play melodies and have students identify dynamics and articulation.
  4. How to teach Simple Time using the exclusive UMT symbols for understanding rhythm. The Plus + sign and the Tilde ~ sign help you understand pulse (Strong, weak and Medium).
  5. Game Ideas for using the 80 Flashcards. How to play SLAP – a super fun Flashcard Game that your students will love to play.
  6. How to write Pentascales on the Whiteboard and play “1-2-3 Reveal”.
Advanced Student and Teacher

Lesson Plans for the Advanced Rudiments Workbook are divided into 24 Classes. They may be used for Private lessons or Group lessons.

Each class of the 24 Advanced Rudiments Lesson Plans outlines the:

  • Lesson – Conveniently mapped page numbers for each class.
  • Concepts – Breakdown of theory lesson presented in each class.
  • Teaching Tips – Creative ideas for easy, fun classes that save you time.
  • Homework – Assignment to be completed for successful learning.

Advanced - Exam and Answer Pages


Are you preparing for the Advanced Exam? The Ultimate Music Theory FREE Practice Exam will show you the Way to Score Success!

In preparing for the Advanced Exam, begin with the FREE Practice Exam.

Here are 10 Tips for successful completion of the Advanced Rudiments Exam. These 10 UMT Tips are included in the FREE Practice Exam.

Theory Tips are essential for building knowledge and confidence.

READ the UMT Tips before completing each question in the Free Practice Exam. Good Luck with your Advanced Rudiments Exam!

The Advanced Rudiments Exam Answer Pages provide quick, easy and accurate marking. Spend more time teaching – And less time marking exams.

Advanced - Certificate of Achievement

Advanced Rudiments Certificate of AchievementNow that you have completed the Advanced Workbook, proudly present the Advanced Rudiments Certificate of Achievement.

Download their Certificate, Personalize it, Print it and Present it.

Teaching young students or teaching adults, we all appreciate being recognized for our accomplishments.

Advanced Music Theory Student Pack is the Way to Score Success!

This all-in-one Basic Music Theory Student Pack contains everything you need!

  • Workbook (9 X 12) coil bound - includes 80 Free Flashcards
  • Small Whiteboard (11 x 16) - dry-erase marker and dry-eraser
  • Keyboard/Circle of Fifths Ruler - clips inside the workbook
  • Tote Bag (18 x 14) - Perfect size for your Workbook, Flashcards, Whiteboard, Ruler and more!


Use the  Ultimate Music Theory Theory Flashcards App – with 6 Subjects and Over 7000 Flashcards including audio!

  • LEARN FASTER – Use on any device, phone, tablet, computer
  • EXPLORE – Identify written & audio notation
  • PLAY – Sight Reading and Ear Training Games and much More!

Students will LOVE hearing exact pitch and pronunciation of terms.

Students will be INSPIRED to use their imagination while building a foundation in Ear Training and Sight Reading.

The One and ONLY Music Theory App & Matching Workbook!

Although thousands of hours are spent writing and proofing each book in the Ultimate Music Theory Series of Workbooks and Answer Books, sometimes printing and proofing errors occur.

The Advanced Rudiments Errata Pages show corrections for the Ultimate Music Theory Advanced Rudiments Workbook and Answer Book.

Download Advanced Rudiments Errata Pages – Workbook and Answer Book

These Resources are organized here for your convenience.  If you have any requests, questions or suggestions, please feel free to contact us.

We'd love to hear from you!  The GSG MUSIC Team.

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