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

LEVEL 6 Supplemental Workbook is designed to be completed with the Intermediate Rudiments.

LEVEL 7 Supplemental Workbook is designed to be completed after both Intermediate and LEVEL 6.

Supplemental Books include Melody Writing, History & Much More!


Intermediate Rudiments Workbook

Intermediate Workbook and Answer Book

The Intermediate Theory Workbook (Rudiments Workbook) is recommended for concurrent study with Grades 3 to 6 Practical Exams. The matching Answer Book with hand-written answers is a convenient resource for quick, easy and accurate marking.

The innovative Intermediate Music Theory Guide and Chart provide students and teachers with a fast reference of theory concepts.

Intermediate 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 – Basic Review

 Lesson #2 – Circle of Fifths, Major & Enharmonic Scales

 Lesson #3 – Double Sharps and Flats & Enharmonic Scales

 Lesson #4 – Technical Degree Names & Chromatic Scales

 Lesson #5 – Simple Time & Compound Time

Lesson #6 – Intervals – Augmented, Diminished & Inversions

RCM Intermediate Rudiments Exam - FREE Practice Exam

 Lesson #7 – Triads – Inversions, Close & Open Position

 Lesson #8 – Whole Tone, Pentatonic, Blues & Octatonic Scales

 Lesson #9 – Rewriting a Melody using a Key Signature

 Lesson #10 – Cadences – Perfect, Plagal & Imperfect

 Lesson #11 – Transposition – Major Key to Major Key

 Lesson #12 – Analysis, Italian Terms & Signs

Intermediate -  Lesson Plans

Intermediate Rudiments Lesson Plans – Why do we need Lesson Plans? To teach Effectively, Efficiently & Easily!

When students have completed the Basic Rudiments Workbook, they are ready to begin the Intermediate Rudiments. You may want to teach several students together and use the Intermediate Rudiments Lesson Plans for your UMT Club Classes.

UMT Tips are in each lesson plan. When we use lesson plans, we have the road map to successful teaching.

Intermediate 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”.
Harmonic Chromatic Scales

Lesson Plans for the Intermediate Rudiments Workbook are divided into 24 Classes. Private lessons may be 15 – 20 minutes. Group lessons may be 30 – 60 minutes.

Each class of the 24 Intermediate 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.

Intermediate - Exam and Answer Pages

Summer Theory Lessons - Mark with the Answer Books

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

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

Here are 10 Tips for successful completion of the Intermediate  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 Intermediate Rudiments Exam!

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

Intermediate - Certificate of Achievement

Intermediate Rudiments Certificate of AchievementNow that you have completed the Intermediate Workbook, present the Intermediate 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.

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

Download Intermediate Rudiments Errata Pages – Workbook, Answer Book

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

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