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Cancelled – Making Music with Friends – Molly Murphy

December 5 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 12, 2018

Making Music with Friends
Instructor: Molly Murphy
Level: Beginner
Ages: 7-10yrs

Description: This after-school program offers beginner lessons on several instruments and a chance for children to develop their singing voices. Starting with whole body warm-ups and ear training exercises at each lesson, students will learn healthy vocal technique and expand their listening skills and music appreciation in a safe, encouraging environment.We explore several musical genres including Americana, Pop, Rock, Blues, Jazz, Folk, and World music, and explore writing our own songs. Students gain skills in music through fun singing and rhythm games, learning songs, and they get to help choose their repertoire. With access to piano, guitar, ukulele, and percussion instruments, students experiment in music with their peers during this 12-week session.

Prerequisite: None! This class will be starting students from scratch.

What Students will Leave this class having learned:

  • Tunes: a variety of childrens’ songs
  • Technique: steady beat, pitch matching, focused listening, performance etiquette
  • Group playing skills: singing and playing together, jam etiquette

What students will need:

  • Comfortable clothing for movement based activities
  • paper or notebook
  • pencil

Next Level: Ukulele 1A for Kids

Wednesdays, 9/12/18 – 12/5/18
*No classes the week of Thanksgiving
4pm – 4:45pm


December 5
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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