In this ongoing course, students will learn about the elements of music by composing music using Google Songmaker
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Once per week
learners per class
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
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Students will learn about the elements of music through guided composition exercises using Google Songmaker. Each week we will focus on a different element of music, such as rhythm, melody, harmony, form, texture, etc. and students will learn how to incorporate that element into their compositions. Week of April 12th - Rhythm Week of April 19th - Melody Week of April 26th - Harmony Week of May 3rd - Form Week of May 10th - Texture Each class will begin with a short lesson on that week's...
Students will be able to... ...understand the elements of music and how they come together to form a whole musical sound. ...listen to musical examples and identify the various elements of music. ...use their understanding to create original pieces of music. ...give and receive constructive feedback about their creative work.
It is required that students attend this class using a computer as opposed to a tablet or phone. Google Songmaker is a resource that only works well on a computer.
40 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Google Songmaker is used throughout the class. Google does not require an account or login to use this resource. When a student "saves" their work, Google creates a unique web address for that composition, which can be shared and accessed without providing any personal information.
Jeremy Milligan, MM.
Licensed music teacher with over 20 years of experience at all age levels.
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
2 total reviews
3 completed classes
In my years teaching music in public schools, some of the students would have trouble remembering the name "Mr. Milligan", so many of them started calling me "Mr. Music Man" and it stuck! I am a licensed music teacher in the state of...