Younger Children (4-12), September to May, Classes

  • Level Three

Level Three

ADVANCED ENSEMBLE CLASS

(GRADES 1-4)

 

This class builds on the groundwork laid down in the first two years of the curriculum. Classes continue to focus on exploring the world through music in a small group setting (class size 9-13).

Activities:

  • Individual expression through improvisation, composition, vocal exploration, and movement
  • Writing and reading music- notation and pitch at the same time, using common musical forms
  • Playing music, especially in ensemble, with new melody instruments-
  • Lap Harp, Recorder, Dulcimer
  • Movement in response to musical cues, more complex folk dances
  • Singing, chanting, and exploring the voice- rounds and multi-part choruses
  • Listening to longer pieces- The Magic Flute, Pictures at an Exhibition, Scenes from Childhood

Hands on experimentation with many acoustic instruments

Cost:

Tuition: $380/semester, due twice yearly*

Materials fee: $100 (includes Lap Harp, Soprano Recorder, Wood Spoons, and music)

Times and Dates:

Academic Year classes meet weekly, from September 18, 2017- April 21, 2018.

Two class times are currently open:

Class Parent Meeting
Tuesday 4:30-5:30 Sat. 9/16, 1:30-2:45
Saturday 11:15-12:15 Sat. 9/16, 1:30-2:45


$100 materials fee due immediately to reserve a space. Semester payments are due September 15 and January 15.

*or $85/month, 9 month installment plan