May 20th – May 28th
Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd:
Students will learn basic concepts for Beats, imitate basic rhythms on hand drums, watch a video and play a music game show about beats. They will also learn about the different types of voices and begin learning about brass instruments, range, and timbre. This week we will focus on using Boomwhackers, which are colorful pitched tube instruments.
3rd and 4th
3rd grade will continue praciting reading treble clef sheet music, learn about woodwind instruments, and practice B, A, and G on their recorders. They will begin recorder karate with Hot Cross Buns.
4th grade will continue practicing ukeleles and reviewing sheet music. They will also learn about other stringed fretted and non-fretted instruments.