Fall 2017 Group Music Classes
Fall 2017 Group Music Classes
This is the essential Music Together class, one that a child can attend from birth through age five! Each child participates at his or her own level in singing, moving, chanting, listening, watching, or exploring musical instruments. Any caregivers parents, grandparents, nanny can bring the children. The whole family is welcome for this important family music experience.
Group Piano has come to Richland Academy with Music for Little Mozarts. Students join the adventures of Beethoven Bear and Mozart Mouse as they learn about music and the piano. Music for Little Mozarts helps students develop singing and music listening skills, and at the same time, provides a bridge between the discipline necessary for playing the piano and the fun of making music.
This is a group keyboard class that was developed by Omar Arroyo Garcia, from Costa Rica who has over 22 years of experience. His method is based on developing creativity with all the keyboard has to offer: musical features, musical execution, and improvisation. Students will learn to play in groups (bands) or as a soloist. Students can choose to take this class in Spanish or English.
Students in this class will basic guitar techniques through famous riffs from songs like: "Smoke on the Water", "TNT", and "Brain Stew". Students will also learn open chords and strumming patterns through Popular Artists like Taylor Swift, Katy Perry and Adele. Students will also learn some exciting Blockbuster Hits from their favorite movies, TV shows and Video games.
Students in this beginner class will get the introduction to Ukulele by learning some of their favorite Pixar songs including: “Lava,” “Riptide,” “Stitches,” & “I’m Yours.” Students who have already taken the Ukulele Group Class can move onto the next level of Intermediate Ukulele. This class will expand on the skills and knowledge from the previous class and explore more ukulele music at a higher level.
Richland Academy is excited to announce it's first ever Youth Jazz Orchestra. This class consists of a hybrid large-ensemble/combo-program for students in middle through high school. We will provide students with the opportunity to explore their individual skills within a supportive and relaxed ensemble environment, with a concentration on exploring big band, jazz styles, standard repertoire and beginning improvisation. Students will receive an instructor evaluation to determine readiness.
If you are a female vocalist, at least 15 years old, and are passionate about singing, then this is the choir for you. This choir is designed to be a multi-generational chorus that is accessible to female vocalists and will allow students to grow both emotionally and socially through friendships and mentoring. It is our hope to foster and promote self-esteem and self-worth that allows students to grow physically, intellectually, culturally and musically through rehearsals and performances.
The one-on-one private music lessons given at Richland Academy are taught by specialized and credentialed teachers of the highest caliber in their various instruments. Private lessons ensure that the student is able to progress at his or her own pace and has the undivided attention of the teacher. We offer private lessons in voice, piano, brass, woodwinds, strings, and percussion for students of all ages an all abilities.