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Course Outline For Children aged 3, 4 or 5 years:
To develop an understanding of basic musical concepts such as rhythm, melody and theory through the use of various mediums and repetition.
Short Term Objectives:
a) To identify rhythmic ideas as a constant throughout all forms of music.
b) To ascertain that music has a steady beat by learning symbols specific to this concept.
c) To learn to sing/play as an ensemble - listening to what the group is doing and staying in sync with the activity.
a) To learn to sing and play simple melodies.
b) To learn to sing and play a major scale.
c) To learn to listen for high and low, soft and loud sounds as well as minor/major sounds as a method of developing ear related skills.
a) To learn to read notes in treble and bass clefs by establishing the pattern and organization of the grand staff.
b) To learn the various note values for simple divisions of time such as quarter notes.
c) To be able to write down various notes and time value.
a) To learn proper recital/performance etiquette.
b) To learn discipline through routine practice combined with positive reinforcement.
c) To gain enjoyment through a broad range of exercises covering areas of ear training, theory, technique, improvisation, solo repertoire and ensemble work.
And we do the Hokey Pokey, 'cos that's what it's all about!
Preschool Music Lessons practice tip of the week: May 3, 2021
While you were practicing the hard parts of your music, you may have become tense or frustrated, or forgotten to sing or play musically or with good tone quality or technique. End your practice time by playing or singing something you like that is easy for you. Relax and "perform" it for yourself, playing with your very best technique and musicianship. During this part of your practices, develop a "repertoire" of music that you feel very comfortable and confident playing or singing. Then you'll always have something ready if people ask for a performance.
Please view this video below of one of our Pre-School Music Lesson graduates!