Introduction to Musical Instruments
Eric Powell, MFA PhD
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In this drop-in class, each week little learners will be introduced to a different musical instrument featuring live demonstrations and participatory activities exploring rhythm, pitch, and other music fundamentals.
US Grade Kindergarten - 1
Every week little learners will be introduced to a different musical instrument from my extensive instrument collection. Alongside common instruments like guitar, piano, or drums, we will have the chance to learn about more unusual music makers like the hurdy-gurdy, gamelan, and bassoon! In each session we will learn about different methods of sound generation (strings, brass, woodwind, percussion, electronic), how different notes or sounds are produced on the instrument, and...
The recommended supplies (if any) will change from week-to-week. Parents will be notified of any supplies via direct message, and a list posted in the shared classroom space.
Meet the teacher
Hi everyone! My name is Eric Powell. I’m a multi-instrumentalist, composer, and all around sound nerd. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts, a Master’s in Electronic Music, and a PhD in Communication Studies. My work focuses on the field of...
1x per week
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Completed by 4 learners
Live video meetings
3-8 learners per class