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Music Theory for Young Beginners (FLEX)

In this FLEX class, students will learn the basics of music theory using Grace Vandendool's Keyboard Theory Prep A
Siobhan McGovern
294 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 1 learner
Class
No live meetings
Over 8 weeks
5-8
year olds
1-18
learners per class
per learner - per week

How does a "Flex" course work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

Available Times

Pacific

Available Times

Pacific
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Description

Class Experience

-Students will learn the musical alphabet
-Students will learn how to recognize notes on the keyboard
-Students will learn the difference between line and space notes.
-Students will learn how to draw the treble and bass clef
-Students will learn how to draw middle C in the treble and bass clef
-Students will learn to draw the line and space notes in the treble and bass clef
-Students will learn the mneumonic devices used to remember the note names in the treble and bass clef
-Students will learn basic note values and how to draw them
-Students will learn basic rest values and how to draw them
-Students will learn beginner musical terminology
Students will need to complete weekly homework assignments by completing the assigned exercises in their textbooks.
This will vary week to week but could take 15 minutes to an hour depending on the student.
-pencil -eraser -highlighter -Link to purchase theory book: https://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/keyboard-theory-preparatory-series-2nd-edition-book-a-sheet-music/4941147?utm_medium=email&xnpe_tifc=bIQN4uo84kh.4Dz8xI1dxjpsafeWaeiLhkQZhM4DO94WadJ.hdidnkEAbfs3tu4vaMX8xIQshFx7OIzJOfUNxfo7&utm_source=exponea&utm_campaign=ShareItem&ac=1&aff_id=716161
No live meetings, and maybe some time outside of class.
I will screen share colourful and engaging slides created by myself during the video lessons.  Extra practice sheets will be shared in the classroom in .pdf format.

Teacher

Siobhan McGovernBachelor of Music, Licentiate in Music Teaching - Experienced music teacher: Vocal, violin, music theory, and ukulele
294 total reviews
210 completed classes

About Me

Hello, I'm Siobhan!  A versatile and passionate human interested in continuing to learn and grow throughout life's journey. I spent nine years living in Thailand working as a professional musician and private music teacher. For five of those... 
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