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Building Musical Bridges - Spring - DC

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 @ 5:30 PM (EST) - Tuesday, May 26, 2020 @ 6:30 PM (EDT)
Ages 6-8 · Co-Ed
DC - Upton Street, NW Campus Sallie Mae Hall 2801 Upton Street, NW WashingtonDC  20008
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 @ 5:30 PM (EST) - Tuesday, May 26, 2020 @ 6:30 PM (EDT)
Ages 6-8 · Co-Ed
DC - Upton Street, NW Campus Sallie Mae Hall 2801 Upton Street, NW WashingtonDC  20008

Building Musical Bridges - Spring - DC

Feb 04 - May 26 (Tuesday)

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Ages 6-8 · Co-Ed

DC - Upton Street, NW Campus

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$360.00

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Building Musical Bridges - Spring - DC
$360.00
Building Musical Bridges - Spring - DC
$360.00

Meeting Dates

From Feb 04, 2020 to May 26, 2020

Each Tuesday from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM

Except the following dates:

Tuesday, Apr 07, 2020

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

About This Activity

Description

(Ages 6-8. Age 6 as of September 2019, without parent/caregiver)

This class "bridges" our popular Elementary Music classes with private instrument study, offering older children more structured learning of complex musical ideas, note-reading and basic theory.

The class benefits students, including future vocalists, who aren't quite ready for one-on-one private instruction, preparing them adequately with supplemental skills for learning an instrument or developing their voice. It is also intended for students who have recently begun private instrument study, as they benefit from the additional learning and reinforcement of skills and concepts. Students develop and perform in multiple disciplines including singing, playing Orff instruments, basic percussion, and movement/dance. This course also focuses on student composition and performance. ?Visiting Instruments? continue throughout the year.

Class activities and benefits include:

  • Creation of musical forms through playing Orff instruments, and movement activities
  • Reading and writing musical notation, including melodic and rhythmic concepts
  • Increased awareness of ensemble
  • Development of rhythmic accuracy
  • Strengthened pitch matching and independent singing abilities
  • Expression of musical ideas
  • Improvisation within the pentatonic and diatonic scales
  • Demonstration of musical creativity through composition
  • Exploration of various tonalities

Please note: All classes consist of 45 minutes of instructional time followed by 15 minutes of Community Time to talk with our expert teachers, ask questions about music and child development, meet other families, and provide social time for children.

For more information, please contact Gabriela Cohen, First Music Program Chair, at (202) 686-8000 x1107 or gcohen@levinemusic.org.


All classes consist of 45 minutes of instructional time followed by 15 minutes of Community Time.

Location

DC - Upton Street, NW Campus

Instructor

Gurjeet Khalsa

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