This interactive class will teach children an introduction to basic music notation and rhythm, introduce them to the 4 families of orchestral instruments: Percussion, Strings, Winds, Brass, and give them an opportunity to create take home projects, engage in individual and group rhythm games and participate in group ensemble.
Who this class is for: Children ages 6-11 who would like to learn about music and rhythm, participate in group activities, and try their hand at creating rhythm with several fun instruents before choosing an instrument to focus on.
The class runs as follows: 5 min -welcome, rhythm & movement activity with percussion instruments 20 min -learning activity (take home project/includes making 3 instruments) 15 min -guided free play on percussion instrument of choice 20 min -group rhythm activity with music
Students in this class will: *create a binder with the fun games we play including their own projects and what they learn in class, *make at least three rhythm instruments to bring home, *have the opportunity to perform on stage during our 2015 Christmas Concert event, "Christmas in Whoville"
Tuition/fees: $25 materials fee; $40/month or $140/semester (a savings of $20); Sibling discount: $5 off per month for 2nd child, $10 off per month for 3+ children