After School Programs are a fun and easy way to learn how to play an instrument and compose music.
Using a combination of traditional methodologies and modern techniques, students will learn to read, compose and perform modern music pieces. Students will learn to read treble and bass clef, play triads in major and minor keys, play a variety of scales and learn how to improvise and compose. Our curriculum is modified to fit the ability of individual students and classes.
GROUP UKulele and Guitar:
Our team-developed ukulele and guitar curriculum focuses on the individual needs of each student. The techniques learned in this course will enable the students to perform with rock bands, school bands, guitar ensembles and to compose original music. This course can accommodate all levels of students and is designed to accommodate each student individually.
MINI MIGHTY MAESTROS:
Students will sing, dance and perform instrumental accompaniments to traditional and modern children’s songs ranging from the music of popular modern hits, to multicultural world music in a variety of languages. Critical listening skills will be taught through exposure to classical and modern orchestral pieces, where students will identify song form, instruments, dynamics and articulation used by composers to create artistic and emotionally impactful pieces. Beginner level music theory, including note and rhythm reading, will be taught through a series of fun games and group activities. The students will also have an opportunity to explore music through technology and will start to explore the use of garage band and recording devices.
MINI MIGHTY MAESTRO, SPECIAL NEEDS:
A general music class designed for vocal children ages 4-10 with immature or delayed social and play skills, targeting the umbrella of Autism Spectrum Disorders, including, but not limited to: Asperger’s, High-Functioning Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD), Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) and related play/social delays, including ADD/ADHD. Students will explore different kinds of musical Instruments, including Hand Percussion, Drums, Guitar, String instruments & Vocals. Students will explore how music is recorded and listen to music from all over the world. Curriculum is flexible to accommodate the interests of each class group.