We’re at the final stages of enrollment for next year and are wrapping it up! If you have not enrolled yet, there is an added processing fee of $10 after April 10th.
P.S. If you know of anyone interested in Sound Beginnings (ages 0–4), 1st year Let’s Play Music (ages 5–6), or Presto (ages 7–12) classes for the Fall, please send them my contact information or direct them to the Infusing Music Studios website. Be sure they let me know that you referred them so you can receive your referral credit! $10 tuition credit for Sound Beginnings students and $25 tuition credit for Let's Play Music and Presto students once fall classes begin and they are enrolled.
Our year end recital is coming up soon! I will be preparing the recital and sending home practice instructions soon. Keep your eye out for these notes.
Homework pp. 24–27: Students cut out the bugs and glue them onto p. 27 under their musical notation.
On Top of Spaghetti
Today we talked about the word harmony as we sang and played “On Top of Spaghetti”. The students know harmony is two different sounds that sound good together. Learning to sing harmony helps them to sing in tune and stay on their part. It develops the inner ear and lays a solid foundation for becoming a complete musician.
This is another wonderful song to teach harmony. You can create harmony by singing this in a round or by singing the rhythmic ostinato. The rhythmic ostinato would be the chords Red, Red, Yellow, Red repeated throughout the song. Try singing Red, Red, Yellow, Red while your child sings the song El Gallo and you are creating harmony with a rhythmic ostinato.
Those little frogs LOVE to go "a-h0ppin'!!" Want to make your own hoppin' frog? Watch this video.
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