Music

Recorder Karate - Level 1

For recorder players who know the basics (How to hold it, get a good sound, and notes B, A, and G) and are ready to earn their White, Yellow and Orange belts.
54 total reviews for this teacher
12 reviews for this class
Completed by 47 learners
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Class

45 minutes

per class

Once per week

every week

8-12

year olds

3-11

learners per class

per learner

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Description

Class Experience

Level 1 Class:
In this class, students will earn their White, Yellow and Orange belts and be ready to advance to level 2!   
We will learn:
Note reading
Basic rhythms
Good recorder technique
Proper tonguing
Students will be expected to practice their belt songs at home between classes.  The time required for this will vary from student to student.  Students earn belts as they are ready - not as a class.  Their progression through the belts is dependent on how much time and effort they put into practicing outside of class.  Eventually, students will learn each song in class, but they will earn their belts faster with some practice during the week.  10 minutes every day is usually more than sufficient for students to make quick progress!
 1 file available upon enrollment
Students are required to have a playable soprano recorder with BAROQUE fingering for use during this class. Please be aware when purchasing an instrument that not all instruments are created equal. Recorders are generally inexpensive, but beware of the very cheap instruments. When purchasing an instrument, make sure it has BAROQUE fingering (NOT German) Here is a link to a quality, inexpensive instrument that will work well for this class: https://www.amazon.com/Yamaha-YRS-302B-Soprano-Recorder-Baroque/dp/B0002MS7NS/ref=mp_s_a_1_7?dchild=1&keywords=soprano+recorder+baroque&qid=1632540863&sr=8-7 Please let me know if you have any questions! I'm happy to help. Printable songs, fingering charts, and other resources will be available after enrolling in class. NOTE: Music and Printable resources are copyrighted. They are provided for enrolled students use only. See copyright information below. Recorder Karate method by Barb Philipak © 2002 Plank Road Publishing, Inc. • All Rights Reserved • Used by permission Recorder Karate 2 method by Barb Philipak/arr. by Paul Jennings © 2014 Plank Road Publishing, Inc. • All Rights Reserved • Used by permission Recorder Karate Repertoire Book, Vol. 1 arr. by Paul Jennings © 2015 Plank Road Publishing, Inc. • All Rights Reserved • Used by permission
Students will be assessed in class when they are ready to earn their next belt.  I will use a simple rubric to determine if they are ready to pass (available upon request). If students are uncomfortable playing alone during class, they are welcome to message me and we can make other arrangements for belt assessments.  Students earn belts as they are ready - not as a class.  Their progression through the belts is dependent on how much time and effort they put into practicing outside of class.  Eventually, students will learn each song in class, but they will earn their belts faster with some practice during the week.  10 minutes every day is usually more than sufficient for students to make quick progress!
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.

Teacher

Clarissa SolomonMusic Teacher, Piano Teacher, Homeschool Mom, Full-time RVer
54 total reviews
36 completed classes

About Me

Music has been a part of my life ever since I can remember.  I have played Piano, Cello, and French Horn for over 30 years and am actively involved in playing all three in various groups where I live.  I hold a Bachelors Degree in Music Education... 
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