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Lesson #17: June Program

Let’s get ready for the final month of our 10-month program! In June you will focus on creativity and improvisation and making instruments – shakers, xylophone, bells. Music and movement will flourish in a relaxed and accepting classroom where novel ideas and individual attempts are respected and encouraged. Improvisation can be explored through vocal, timbre, […]

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Lesson #16: May Program

Let’s get ready for May, where you will focus on notation on the staff and dynamic cards. Melodies to sing, using either solfege or letter names help students learn to match pitch and discover tonal elements of music. The Montessori bells offer further practice in matching, grading and composition. Introduction of music symbols, treble and […]

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Lesson #12: January Program

Let’s get ready for January, which focuses on a reintroduction to ground rules and repertoire, further solfege, musical styles/scarves, introduction to keyboard, and the C-scale. Continuing to build upon this repertoire of songs the concepts of accent, and simple/compound duple meter can be introduced. Motion songs will introduce a musical response to the music while […]

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Lesson #11: December Program

December will cover an introduction to percussion instruments. Percussion playing comes in many forms and shapes, from body percussion, to non-pitched instruments, to pitched instruments, not to mention the shiny, beautiful sounding ‘Montessori Bells’. Over time the children begin to internalize the accent and experiment with movement. While moving to music such as the Messiah […]

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