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Beginner Recorder! (FLEX)

In this 8-week course, students will learn the fundamentals of playing recorder and will learn to perform at least six songs. #creative
Janelle Maroney
30 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 1 learner
year olds
learners per class


Charged upfront
$10 per week
Flexible schedule
Over 8 weeks
No live meetings
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Class Experience

- Students will be able to consistently display proper playing posture, embouchure, tone, fingerings, and hand positions on the recorder
- Students will be able to consistently and accurately perform the notes E, G, A, B, C, and D on the recorder
- Students will be able to recognize and perform three rhythm durations (eighth notes, quarter notes, and half notes) as well as the notes E, G, A, B, C, and D on the written music staff
- Students will listen to and make observations about a professional recorder performance
- Students will be able to assess and provide feedback on their own performances and the performances of their peers
After watching the weekly lesson videos, students will be expected to submit a short video recording and a brief written assignment each week. It is recommended that students practice the recorder about 10-15 minutes at least 4 days each week. During practice, students should be reviewing the exercises, techniques, and songs we are focusing on for the week.
- Soprano Recorder - Cleaning rod & small cloth (optional) NOTE: A variety of adaptive recorders are available for purchase online for students who have limb differences and other disabilities that may impact their ability to play a standard recorder - please contact Teacher Janelle if you plan to use/purchase an adaptive recorder.
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Students will be informally assessed for each assignment they submit and will be given feedback in writing and/or video response. Please contact Teacher Janelle if you would like to discuss more formal assessment.
No live meetings, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Youtube videos may be embedded into course posts.
Youtube videos may be embedded into course posts.


Janelle Maroney
Lives in the United States
BM in Music Education
30 total reviews
87 completed classes

About Me

Hello! My name is Janelle and I am a K-12 music educator with a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education. Music has been a passion of mine since before I can remember; I was always the "music kid" growing up, heavily involved in choir, band,... 
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