P H I Course Descriptions

 

MASTER CLASS

Meet in groups of 3 or 4 students. Each student has an individual lesson on a piece that is technically and musically mastered, while the other students and parents observe and grasp practice points applicable to their own studies.

GROUP CLASS

Group classes stress ensemble, technique, tone production, and note reading through the review of repertoire up to and including the student’s current book level.

DALCROZE

The Dalcroze Method helps foster imagination, creative expression, coordination, flexibility, concentration, inner hearing, music appreciation and understanding of musical concepts. Students develop musical expression, rhythm and pitch through movement. Open to all musicians. Also available for siblings at an additional charge.

ART

Do art and music have any connections? Yes! Learn to express yourself through another modality. Students  create a variety of art projects  that incorporate many different textures and mediums. Please plan on bringing an extra T-shirt/paint shirt that can be worn during class. Open to all musicians. Also available for siblings at an additional charge.

MUSICIANSHIP

Improve your music theory, learn about composers , and improve listening skills through games and activities that make music learning fun. Open to all musicians.

COMPOSE AND COMPUTE

Learn to compose an original piece using Sibelius music software. Compose and Compute will enable you to utilize Sibelius in a creative and fun way. Open to students in Book 4 and up.