Music

Follow the Recorder- Learn Christmas Songs Without Reading Music (Ages 7-9)

This is a not a beginner's class. Students will learn the melody to sacred and/or secular Christmas music. This will be an echo method and finger maps. Students should know how to position fingers and to make musical tone on the recorder.
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50 minutes

per class

Meets once

7-9

year olds

8-12

learners per class

per learner

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Description

Class Experience

The students will review the following:
1. How to hold the recorder instrument properly
2. The proper way to blow into the recorder instrument
3. How to play 3-5 notes the right and left hand

Students will learn:
4. How to create and fill in a finger map
5. Learn the notes to a secular or sacred Christmas song among the selections available.
6.  Be able to use their finger map to play their song.

I am a certified music teacher.  I have been teaching music and recorder instrument in the public school setting for 20 years.  I have been teaching music to students in an online platform for over a year. 
The students will have no homework for this class.  The students will be encouraged to practice their new recorder skills at home.
Students will need:
One soprano recorder instrument (Baroque)
One or two 1" squares of paper
Paper/pencil to take notes (if needed)
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
The students will perform a song from their finger map.
50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
N/A
Recorder instruments are not provided by the Outschool teacher.
Here is a list of websites/stores that carry Baroque soprano recorders.    Buying a toy recorder from the Dollar Tree is possible, but not advisable.  In my experience, Amazon has the quickest turnaround time.
1. Music is Elementary (Item 175W $2.29 shipping additional cost)
https://musiciselementary.com/product/mie175w-soprano-recorder-one-piece-with-zipper-case-baroque/
2. Music and Arts ($5.99 shipping extra)
https://www.musicarts.com/yamaha-yrs-24b-soprano-recorder-with-baroque-fingering-main0022311
3. Amazon

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