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
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learners per class
Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
40 minutes per class
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This class is a practical application to music reading; we will sing, play, write and create music as we learn about different keys, notes, scales, and chords. Your learner does not need to know any of the material from a previous week to join, and everything will repeat eventually. What we learn we will immediately begin applying that day through songs and games. Classes will be taught with a keyboard near by (though your student does not need to be a pianist), and with scores and...
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
Piano and Music Pedagogue
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
207 total reviews
250 completed classes
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...