Beginning Class Piano
Sep 07 - Dec 07
South Suburban Church
From Sep 07, 2016 to Dec 07, 2016
Class DescriptionIf you’re interested in piano lessons but aren’t ready to take the plunge into individual lessons, give beginning class piano a try! Students will have a unique opportunity to get both individualized and group instruction during each class. Fun group and individual games and activities will also be used to keep students engaged and to help them learn and solidify their notes and rhythms. By the end of the semester students should be able to: o Read one octave on the treble clef and one octave on the bass clef o Read basic rhythms: whole, half, dotted half, quarter, dotted quarter, and quarter rest o Play with proper posture and hand position o Play one-handed music in both the treble and bass clefs, o Play intervals of a 2nd and 3rd (play two notes at the same time) o Learn basic markings: piano, forte, mezzo forte, slurs, legato, tied notes, 2nd and 3rd intervals, melodic and harmonic intervals, and repeat sign The semester will conclude with a mini-recital the last day of class. Parents and siblings are welcome to attend! Materials: Piano or keyboard at home for practicing. Keyboard rental available for $20 per semester, if needed. Alfred series: $6 - $8 for the book. Must have a minimum of 4 students.
Twin Cities Homeschoolers for the Arts