MUSIC CLASSROOM

We at online classes do offer online music classes for anyone interested in MASTERING music.

We at Music classroom are all that you need to improve your music knowledge.

We offer the following online classes to suit the growing demand for music:-

1. Sight reading

Here learners will be introduced to Basics of Music that will help prepare them to to sight reading. the learner will learn issues to do with:-

1. clefs

2. Placement of notes on clefs

3. Note duration

4. Note name

5. Identification of various notes.

2. Note Values

This is the second lesson. You will move to the second lesson after successfully passing lesson 1.

In this lesson you will learn on Note values and the rest values that you will encounter.

3. Time Signature And Tempo

in this lesson we will learn on different time signature and how they affect music impulse.

We will also look and be able to determine the exact tempo based on tempo markings.

The learner must be able to sing a song using various time signatures and tempo.

4. Key Signatures

In this lesson we will learn on meaning of the different Key signatures in music. We will try to answer the question- which key is this?

The learner will also be required to sing a song using the solfa notations in the said key.

5. Accidentals

In this lesson we will learn on various semitones that rise as a result of accidentals.

The learner will be able to sing a song with few semitones and be able to write a 4 phrase song with 2 or more accidentals.

6. Conducting Techniques

The learner will learn the following :-

Conducting Posture and Use of a Baton

The Preparatory Beat

Starting on the First Beat

Starting on Other Beats

Starting on Fractions of Beats and the release

Conducting Divided Beat Patterns

Use Of The Left Hand In Conducting

Expressive Conducting

Performance Conducting

Tempo Determination and Change

Unmetered or Free Rhythms

Mixed Meters and Other Conducting Problems

The Fermata

7. Interpretation of Choral Music

In this lesson we will discuss how you should sing songs that were written in different periods.

for example, How do you sing a song written by Haydn?

we will cover various periods ranging from:-

The Renassiance Period (1400-1600)

The Baroque Period (1600-1750)

The Classic Period (1750-1820)

The Romantic Period (1820-1900)

The Twentieth Century And Early Twenty-First

We will also look on songs that were written between periods.

8. The Score Study

The following will be included in this lesson:-

Melodic Considerations

Harmonic Considerations

Rhythmic Considerations

Part Examination

Text Considerations

Texture of the Choral Piece

Applied Score Study

Rehearsal Analysis of Indeterminate Music

9. Choral Tone

The following will be covered in this lesson

Abdominal, Diaphragmatic, or Intercostal Breathing.

Fundamentals of Voice

Resonation

The Choral Tone

The Vibrato

Growth in the Choral Tone

10. Choral Diction

In this lesson we will cover diction in the following languages:-

1. English

2. Latin

3. Swahili

-Marcato and Legato Diction

-Vowel Modification and Range Considerations

-Darkening Vowels

-Consonants

-Word Separation and Text Flow

-Liturgical Pronunciation

11. Selection and placement of choral voices

We will cover the following:-

Pitch Retention Test

Auditions for the Adult Chorus

Categorizing Voices

Chorus Seating Arrangements

Placing Individual Voices in Choral Ensembles

Personal Data Card for Auditions

12. Introduction to composition

We teach the following in this lesson:-

1. choosing the style

2. identifying the forms

3. Musical Motifs

4. contrasting sections

5. the bridges

6. Climax

13. Composition

In this lesson we will teach the following

1. melodic harmony

2. modulation to a relative key

3.chord progression and melody [Romanesca]

14. Advanced Composition Techniques

In this lesson we will learn several methods of compositions including several studies on great composers such as Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven and Handel.

WE WILL ALSO LOOK ON THE FOLLOWING:-

1. Improvisation and alterations

2 Use of dissonances and consonances

3. Good usage of parallel fifths and octaves

4. Classical Harmony & Popular Chord Notation

5. Chord Progressions & Cadences

6. Writing in minor scales.

7. Modulation to minor scales

All these lessons will be done online.

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ADVANCED MUSIC CLASS

In this advanced music classes section we do cover the following topics. 9. Choral Tone The following will be covered in this lesson Abdominal, Diaphragmatic, or Intercostal Breathing. Fundamentals of Voice Resonation The Choral Tone The Vibrato Growth in the Choral Tone 10. Choral Diction In this lesson we will cover diction in the following …

INTERMEDIATE MUSIC CLASSES

In intermediate music classes we will cover the following parts. 6. Conducting Techniques The learner will learn the following :- Conducting Posture and Use of a Baton The Preparatory Beat Starting on the First Beat Starting on Other Beats Starting on Fractions of Beats and the release Conducting Divided Beat Patterns Use Of The Left …

MUSIC BEGINNER

1. Sight reading Here learners will be introduced to Basics of Music that will help prepare them to to sight reading. the learner will learn issues to do with:- 1. clefs 2. Placement of notes on clefs 3. Note duration 4. Note name 5. Identification of various notes. 2. Note Values This is the second …

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