Counterpoint I, II

Instrument Counterpoint I, II
Length 30 / 45 / 60 minutes
Age +14 years
Locations Online
Start Date Throughout The Year
Term 4 Lessons/1 Month or 12 Lessons/3 Month or 24 Lessons/6 Month
Admissions Admission required
Genre Classical

Program Information

The Farabius Academy of Music offers private sessions for those who want to learn how to compose music. We would love to help you learn music composition from our certified educators. We offer private lessons through an innovative and engaging curriculum for our students. Our unique approach to musical education facilitates a fast and practical learning experience for students.

In this program, you will learn Counterpoint which is necessary for success as a composer.

There will also be weekly compositional assignments, allowing you to practice more writing. In these assignments, you will get real-life practice using the information and techniques learned to write and develop your own melody progressions.

Each online counterpoint lesson takes place between one teacher and one student for either 30, 45 or 60 minutes.

What is counterpoint in music?

Counterpoint is a conversation between different melodic lines or voices in a musical composition, which are harmonically interdependent yet independent in rhythm and melodic.

Why should I learn counterpoint?

Learning counterpoint not only makes you a better and more informed composer, but it gives you more tools at your disposal, makes you stronger in every aspect of your art, and also provides you with solutions.


We can help you to understand composition to a new level and make you a better composer. In this program, you will learn about modes, chord scales and tensions, and a modal interchange: melodic, harmonic and rhythmic development and some compositional techniques. Also, you will learn about musical texture and how rhythm, melody, and harmony are combined. You will gain a solid understanding of music fundamentals while building your own music. You will learn how to use these elements to create a desired musical atmosphere.


  • Students need to have knowledge of music theory and solfège. If you do not already have a basic knowledge of music theory, it is recommended that you take a music theory course before enrolling in this course.
  • Students need to have knowledge of Harmony I and II. If you do not already have a basic knowledge of harmony, it is recommended that you take Harmony I and II before enrolling in this course.
  • Although not a necessity, it is very beneficial that students have some ability to play an instrument.

Who this course is for:

  • All students of music with previous experience or knowledge
  • Instrument players
  • Beginning Composers/Songwriters
  • Anyone who has always desired to learn how to write music

Important Facts & FAQs

  • Highly recommended for students of 13 years or older
  • Offered but less recommended for students 12 years or younger
  • Extremely useful for young and adult learners
  • The most useful format for composing music

Counterpoint I, II Teacher

Mehdi Khayami

Multi Level

Languages Spoken: English, Italian, Farsi

Alberto Di Priolo

Multi Level

Languages Spoken: English, Italian