Music theory knowledge and skills necessary for understanding, interpreting and performing baroque, classical and romantic music as well as practical harmonic expression. Students enrolling in this department should have developed abilities and quality knowledge of solfeggio - a subject that is the basis of further musical education.


Skills of developing tonal relationships in diatonics and combining processed chords in writing and on the piano.

The main subject of the theoretical department is harmony, in which the classical harmonization of parts of a four-part vocal movement, piano harmonization, as well as the analysis of vocal and instrumental compositions from music literature are mastered. In addition to harmony, solfeggio and piano, students have the opportunity to learn another instrument of their choice during their education (for two years).

Other subjects studied during the four-year education are: history of music, polyphony, musical forms, reading and playing scores, conducting and choir.

This department provides a broad musical education; by deepening knowledge, one gets to the core of musical works and their understanding. After completing the Theoretical Department, students have the opportunity to continue their musical education at one of the departments of the Academy of Music, such as: Department of Composition and Music Theory, Department of Musicology, Department of Conducting, and Department of Music Pedagogy.