Beginning Musicianship

Description

For fives and kindergarten; must be five by December 31

One 40 minute class per week

Children connect music, movement, expression, and notation in this joyful exploration of fundamental musical skills that contribute to success in instrumental study. Movement-based musical activities develop their sense of rhythm and awareness of musical expression. Chalk Talk teaches them the basics of musical notation as they clap and play rhythms on percussion instruments while the teacher notates them on the board. Aural skills are developed through singing accompanied by hand movements that show the motion and contours of the melody. Recommended for children who are taking instrumental lessons or are preparing to do so.

Please note: the last five minutes of class is for pack-up and students movement between classes.

Are you interested in participating in classes but unable to find a class section that suits your schedule?  Please let us know which class you are interested in and what day/time best suits your schedule by completing this short survey here. Your response will inform future scheduling decisions and - if there is enough interest - may result in a new class section being created.




Grade Range: Pre-K - K


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