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1st Grade General Music Class

Students in this class are engaged in singing, moving, and playing and are introduced to rhythmic and melodic notation!
Mr. Darrell, Professional Musician & Teacher
154 total reviews for this teacher
28 reviews for this class
Completed by 149 learners
40 minutes
per class
Once per week
every week
year olds
learners per class
per learner

How does an "Ongoing" course work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Available Times


Next on Wed, Oct 5

Meets Once per week
8:30 – 9:10 AM
8 learners enrolled

Next on Thu, Oct 6

Meets Once per week
10:00 – 10:40 AM
7 learners enrolled

Next on Tue, Oct 11

Meets Once per week
6:50 – 7:30 AM
10 learners enrolled

Next on Tue, Oct 11

Meets Once per week
2:00 – 2:40 PM
7 learners enrolled

Next on Wed, Oct 12

Meets Once per week
6:00 – 6:40 AM
1 learner enrolled
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Class Experience

As a public educator, I have much experience presenting sensitive topics to students that do not reflect a specific religion or personal perspective. I have carefully guided students from ages 4-12 through difficult topics such as the enslavement of African Americans, Apartheid, and more. I briefly and superficially touch on the lyrical/historical content to give an objective context into where the music came from, which is my area of expertise. My focus is and always will be chiefly on the music. It is not my intention or part of my curriculum to teach history beyond the music we're singing or learning about in class. The reason we learn African American spirituals and protest music is for pedagogical purposes and to show that music can be, and indeed has been, a powerful tool for appealing to the deepest needs of human beings. 
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
40 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Mr. Darrell, Professional Musician & Teacher
Lives in the United States
Licensed Music Educator, Professional Musician, Father of 3!
154 total reviews
54 completed classes

About Me

Hello! I am a professional music educator and hobby farmer living in Maine with my wife and three small children in the forest. After a long span of touring as a professional musician, I most recently spent several years as a music teacher in a... 
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