Band, Strings, Harp, & Recorders

  • Recorder

    Grades 3 students will learn to play the Soprano Recorder.  It is taught by our music teacher, Mr. Winslow.  Our Recorder program is not just a stepping stone into a band instrument, it is an instrument that has its own place in music history and pedagogy. Our instructional program teaches students to read standard music notation as well as to play with good intonation. Our instructional program teaches students to read standard music notation as well as to play with good intonation.  The children will learn a wide variety of songs, include folk tunes, popular music and multicultural songs.  Recorder students will perform a program during the school year. 

     

    Band, Strings & Harp

    Students in grades 4 and 5 are eligible to participate in these programs.   Students do not have to have any prior experience. They receive full group rehearsals and instruction. The band and strings programs meet before school 2-3 times a week. Practice is required. Students must purchase or rent instruments  (except for harp) and they must bring the instrument to school on the day of their instruction and keep it at home for practice on all other days.