Theory Lessons

Beginning to advanced instruction and tutoring in:

Hurst studied under Dr. Beverly Grigsby, Professor Emeritus at California State University at Northridge, world renowned for her succinct and practical approach to harmony and counterpoint.

Music Basics

  • Reading notes, scales, chords, rhythms, etc.
  • Musical Theatre
  • Sacred
  • Pop
  • Jazz

Music Analysis

  • Understand why the composer wrote those notes.


  • 18th century style through present.




  • For Piano, Harp, Vocal and Chral, Ensembles & Orchestra.


  • Hurst has orchestrated over 150 pieces that have been performed and recorded.