CHORUS & GENERAL MUSIC
WITH MR. STEVENS
General Music * 4th / 5th Grade Chorus at North Side Elementary
In General Music, students will work on learnig to appreciate the world of music through many FUN and CHALLENGING activities! We focus on providing a foundation for students as they move through Central Dauphin School District's
EXCELLENT, INSPIRING, and ESSENTIAL Music program!
WHAT DO WE LEARN?
*Pitch notation *Rhythm notation
*Instrumental technique *Fine motor skills
*Improving hand / eye coordination *Aural / listening skills *Performance & presentation skills
*Healthy vocal development *Tonal recognition *Instrument identification
*Genre / style identification *Pattern recognition
*Awareness of cultures and history
*Composing music *Improvising music
*Connecting the Arts to other disciplines
Music has long been a key part of what goes into making an "educated individual;" it has countless SCIENTIFICALLY PROVEN medical and intellectual benefits. It enhances our quality of life, and musicians can perform together at practically any age. Music unlocks our potential to think, feel, and live.
From August to June students are taken through many important musical units. These are:
August / September / October- RHYTHM
October / November / December- NOTATION
January- INSTRUMENTS & INSTRUMENT FAMILIES
February- FAMOUS COMPOSERS & MUSIC HISTORY
March- SONGWRITING & RECORDING
April- MULTICULTURAL MUSIC
May / June- STYLES OF MUSIC
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