Asked • 01/15/20

Why do self-taught musicians need to know their music theory?

My parents keep telling me I gotta do the classical thing. But all I really wanna do is play my beat box and rhyme.

4 Answers By Expert Tutors

By:

Chelsea D. answered • 01/16/20

Tutor
New to Wyzant

Study Voice, Piano, and General Music with Chelsea

Greg S. answered • 01/15/20

Tutor
5 (16)

Music Lessons: Theory, Songwriting, Performance | Online or In-Person

Karen M. answered • 11/28/20

Tutor
New to Wyzant

Piano Performance, Technic, Theory & Application since 1983

Still looking for help? Get the right answer, fast.

Ask a question for free

Get a free answer to a quick problem.
Most questions answered within 4 hours.

OR

Find an Online Tutor Now

Choose an expert and meet online. No packages or subscriptions, pay only for the time you need.