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Small Group Flute & Piccolo Class for Beginners

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Music with Miss Suzanne
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(10)
This group flute class course provides an introduction to flute playing, making it an excellent choice for learners preparing for private lessons or looking to build a strong foundation before starting school band.

Class experience

US Grade 3 - 6
Beginner Level
2 units//10 lessons//10 Weeks
Unit 1Preparing to Play
4 lessons4 Weeks
Preparing to Play
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Embouchure & Tone Production
Learn the fundamentals of embouchure, the key to producing a beautiful flute sound.
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Instrument Assembly & Care
Learn how to assemble the flute, clean it and prevent damage.
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Hand Positioning & Reading Fingering Charts
Learn how to hold the flute and read fingering charts in method books.
 Week 4
Lesson 4
First Notes: D, C and B-flat
Learn to play the first three flute notes - D, C and B-flat.
Unit 2Playing the Flute
6 lessons6 Weeks
Playing the Flute
 Week 5
Lesson 5
Continue to build flute playing skills
Continue to build flute-playing skills with a focus on music theory and additional notes, progressing from D, C, and B-flat to E-Flat, F, G, A, A-Flat, and High B-Flat.
 Week 6
Lesson 6
Continue to build flute playing skills
Continue to build flute-playing skills with a focus on music theory and additional notes, progressing from D, C, and B-flat to E-Flat, F, G, A, A-Flat, and High B-Flat.
 Week 7
Lesson 7
Continue to build flute playing skills
Continue to build flute-playing skills with a focus on music theory and additional notes, progressing from D, C, and B-flat to E-Flat, F, G, A, A-Flat, and High B-Flat.
 Week 8
Lesson 8
Continue to build flute playing skills
Continue to build flute-playing skills with a focus on music theory and additional notes, progressing from D, C, and B-flat to E-Flat, F, G, A, A-Flat, and High B-Flat.
 Week 9
Lesson 9
Continue to build flute playing skills
Continue to build flute-playing skills with a focus on music theory and additional notes, progressing from D, C, and B-flat to E-Flat, F, G, A, A-Flat, and High B-Flat.
 Week 10
Lesson 10
Continue to build flute playing skills
Continue to build flute-playing skills with a focus on music theory and additional notes, progressing from D, C, and B-flat to E-Flat, F, G, A, A-Flat, and High B-Flat.
1. Learners will develop a consistent embouchure and rounded flute tone with correct articulation.
2. Learners will be able to assemble the flute and hold it without tension.
3. Learners will be able to clean and care for their flute, extending the instrument's life.
4. Learners will be able to read a flute fingering chart and demonstrate the correct fingering on their flute.
5. Learners will be able to read notes on the treble clef staff.
6. Learners will be able to count and perform rhythms in simple meters.
7. Students will be able to identify major key signatures and time signatures.
I am a professional flute player and a licensed music teacher with over a decade of experience in public schools and as a private teacher. I have taught flute players of all levels and have experience teaching in group ensemble settings such as elementary bands, sectionals and flute ensembles.
Homework Offered
To reinforce learning, students are encouraged to practice the flute for at least 10 minutes daily. Additionally, they will receive occasional music theory assignments, which typically take around 5-10 minutes to complete.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Learners are not formally assessed but their progress is monitored through their participation, performance and improvement over time. Parents can expect to receive two formal progress reports on their child's progress during week 5 and week 9.
Grades Offered
To fully participate in this course, students will need the following materials:
-Quality student flute (please message me for guidance on obtaining an instrument!)
-Standard of Excellence Book 1 - Flute by Bruce Pearson
-Cleaning Rod (wooden or plastic)
-Interior Cleaning Swab (cotton or silk)
-Coffee Stirrer
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
This course utilizes the following pre-approved COPPA-compliant tools:
-Google Forms (a Google account is required)

Additionally, the following third party tools will be utilized as practice and educational tools:
-Kjos.com (no account required)
-BOOM! Learning (making an account is optional)
In our lessons, we will occasionally explore flute playing techniques that have been popularized by flute pedagogue Keith Underwood, including finger breaths and buzzing exercises. The employment of these techniques contribute to the enhancement of stability and tone quality in flute playing.
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(10)
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Hello Future Music Learners! 🎹

My name is Miss Suzanne and I'm so excited to teach you about the wonderous world of music! With my BA in Music Education and a passion for fostering creative minds, I've been happily teaching music to children of... 
Group Class

$15

weekly or $144 for 10 classes
1x per week, 10 weeks
30 min

Completed by 5 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 8-12
3-5 learners per class

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