• ABOUT OUR CLASSES
     
    Music at Arthur Street introduces children to the wonder of music in various ways. Our music classes are active and creative. Students are given an introduction to singing, dancing, movement, and various percussion instruments using a variety of multicultural songs and musical excerpts from composers around the world.
     
     
     

    Students in the 1st grade classes will be given an opportunity to learn about the following musical topics:  
       musical pitches & tones - matching pitches and melodic direction
       solfege 
       rhythm recognition- aural/oral and visual 
       percussion instruments - playing and recognizing
       Multicultural musical styles

    Students in the second grade classes will be given an opportunity to learn about the following musical topics: 

    Solfege  (continuation from grade 1)
    Melody and Pitch  - singing voice and melodic direction 
                                   independently and in ensemble
    Beat and Rhythm   - Aural/Oral and Visual
    Beginning Note Reading
    Multicultural Music Appreciation
    Musical Instruments - instrumental families of the orchestra
                                        non-orchestral instruments
                                        multicultural instruments
                                        soprano recorders