Group lessons have benefits for every level of playing. These classes are for students but parents are welcome to observe and, upon invite, to participate. All group lessons will be 80 minutes in length. Registration for these classes can be done easily through a link that will be sent to parents via e-mail. A reminder will be sent to your e-mail 2 days before class. You can also sign into your account to confirm the day/time you signed up for. Please consider that classes should be kept to the assigned number of spots available on Sign Up Genius. If you need to change your chosen class, you will need to sign into Sign Up Genius; delete your current sign up and choose another available class.
2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR
Group lessons will be offered in place of 4 private lessons during the 2019-2020 school year. Please mark the following dates as group lesson weeks: October 14-17 , December 16-19, March 16-19, May 18-21. As a reminder, there are no private lessons on group lesson days, However, there may be private lessons on other days during group lesson weeks. Please refer to the studio calendar for lesson/no lesson dates. Group lessons can not be made up. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me.
March 16-19 Group Lesson Assignments:
Choose a Jazz or Ragtime Composer to learn about and share about at the group lesson:
Grades K-3: bring 3 facts to share about your composer AND KNOW your letter names for all notes ON the grand staff.
Grades 4-5: bring 4 facts to share about your composer AND KNOW your letter names for all notes as well as how to name your key signatures.
Grades 6-8: Prepare to share up to 1 minute of info about your composer AND KNOW your key signatures - naming and writing, Major & minor.
Grades 9-12: Prepare to share 1-2 minutes of info about your composer AND KNOW your key signatures & chords - naming/writing.
Adults: Prepare to share 3-5 minutes of info about your composer AND KNOW your key signatures & chords - naming/writing.
Also choose a piece to perform BY MEMORY. Bring your music to the group lesson (but you won't be using it).
The following will be used during various group lessons:
Baroque Composers: Johann Sebastian Bach, Michael Blavet, Georg Bohm, Joseph Boismortier, Dietrich Buxtehude, Jeremiah Clark, Archangelo Corelli, Louis-Claude Daquin, Christoph Graupner, George F. Handel, Felix LeCouppey, Pietro Locatelli, Jean-Baptiste Lully, Johann Pachelbel, JC Pepusch, Michael Praetorius, Henry Purcell, Johann Joachim Quantz, JP Rameau, Alesandro Scarlatti, Domenico Scarlatti, George P. Telemann, Joachim Van der Hofe, Antonio Vivaldi, Domenico Ziupoli
Classical Composers: Thomas Attwood, CPE Bach, JC Bach, WF Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, Muzio Clementi, Carl Czerny, Anton Diabelli, William Duncombe, Christoph Gluck, Franz Joseph Haydn, James Hook, Friedrich Kuhlau, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Leopold Mozart, Alexander Reinagle.