Adult Musicianship Classes
Adult Aural Skills Summer Workshop Series
Wednesdays below from 6-7pm
$75 total for the series
Melissa Rooklidge, instructor
This series will build deepen aural skills and music literacy by focusing on sight-singing, and incorporating solfège in the pentatonic and major scale (do, re, mi, fa, so, la, ti, do) as well as practicing a variety of intervals and rhythms. This course will include a variety of folk songs, classical songs, popular songs, and rounds, to learn and practice musicianship skills.
Fall 2019 Class to begin on September 18, 2019
Wednesdays 6:00-7:00pm (1 hour class)
This course is for those who are looking to improve their singing and music reading skills. The course will be tailored to the individual needs and goals of the participants. It will continue the curriculum from the 2018-2019 course, and welcome new participates to this course. It will lay and build upon the foundation of musical skills though singing, reading, and writing a variety of notes and rhythms. Focusing on singing, and building aural skills, participants will learn and practice through solfège in the major scale (do, re, mi, fa, so, la, ti, do), minor scale, and chromatic scale, as well as interval identification. In order to build music literacy skills, rhythms of quarter notes, eighth notes, sixteenth notes, half notes, whole notes, and dotted notes in straight and syncopated combinations will be covered. This course will include a variety of folk songs, classical songs, popular songs, rounds, to explore, learn, practice, and sight-read these notes and rhythms. In addition, participants will learn basic conducting patterns in simple meters and compound meters as well as learn music terminology.
Cost $200 for 11 classes.