Have you ever wished you had your very own music teacher to help you find your way?
NEW for Fall 2020, video lessons to help you learn and teach singing, playing flute or recorder, and reading music notation to the children in your life!
These six, 45-minute long sessions will be delivered LIVE via Zoom and seats are limited. Sessions will be recorded for those who cannot attend live and/or want to be able to review them later.
Live classes are Wednesdays at 4 p.m. Central Daylight Time, September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and October 7. Can't make it then? Remember - all sessions will be recorded.
Here is what you can expect from each session.
Lesson 1 - Getting Started. How is Waldorf music education unique? Choosing materials and supplies, inner work for music teaching, planning your year and your lessons, and using the most important instrument - your voice!
Lesson 2 - Teaching Songs for Singing. Tried-and-true strategies for teaching your children to sing beautifully, accurately, enthusiastically, and from memory.
Lesson 3 - First Lessons. Presenting, introducing, and caring for your instrument. Laying foundations for beautiful, accurate playing. Tools for transforming songs for singing to songs for playing.
Lesson 4 - Music for Children 9+. Naming musical concepts and skills - first steps in reading music notation. Strategies for teaching rhythmic concepts, melodic concepts, and more. How to incorporate other art forms and create practice activities. Starting "late."
Lesson 5 - Introducing Harmony. How do we know if children are ready? A map for success. Strategies for introducing and practicing in groups - and what to do with just one child.
Lesson 6 - Bringing It All Together. What does success look like? Ending at the beginning.
You get 4.5+ hours of inspiration, instruction, and demonstration for just $90. Have you purchased Simply Music or Music Unfolds? Check your email for a special coupon code for this series.
No musical background is required. To get the most benefit from these sessions you will need paper, pencil, an instrument, and an open heart. It is not necessary to purchase either Simply Music or Music Unfolds, but I am offering a special discount on this series to those that do. Sign up soon - seats are limited and I expect this class to fill quickly. Participants will receive a confirmation email immediately after purchase. One week before the first class, you will receive an email with all details.
I have nearly 25 years experience teaching music to children, teens, adults, and even other music educators from various backgrounds and skill levels. Let me help you find your inner musician and bring music to the children in your life simply, effectively, and joyfully.