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Introduction to Music Reading and Writing

In this integrated music theory, reading, writing, and performing class, students will learn to read music on treble and bass clefs and practice those skills in class
Heather Kirkconnell
207 total reviews for this teacher
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year olds
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Charged weekly
Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
40 minutes per class
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Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
Students will learn to connect tonic-dominant music patterns to the written score
Students will be encouraged to write their own simple songs using tonic and dominant notes and to play/sing it on their instrument
Students will recognize and perform duple and triple meter rhythm patterns through clapping, tapping, and speaking the rhythm solfege
Students will learn to hear music in their heads as they become more proficient at using the solfege system shown in this class
Students will learn to read, perform, hear, and interpret music holistically, not as separate actions and skills
Students will learn to sight-read efficiently with the use of 'guide notes' and relying on music theory
Students will learn to transpose in the course of learning solfege
Free, blank sheet music printed out (provided in the classroom) An instrument that your learner can play (support can be given for keyboard but not other instruments)-voice is a-ok!
40 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Students may need help to turn off background noise filters through Zoom, as this can interfere with sharing their music


Heather Kirkconnell
Lives in the United States
Piano and Music Pedagogue
207 total reviews
250 completed classes

About Me

Bachelor’s of Music in Performance, Oberlin Conservatory, USA
Diplôme de Perfectionnement, Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Versailles, France

13+ years working, performing, and teaching piano, general music, choir, and organ all over the... 
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