USD 335


Course duration
12 week(s)
Max class size
3
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This course has been designed for the age group 7 to 10 years of age. Children at this age have clear preference on their musical choices and this program will offer students a platform outside the classical discipline. Children can learn and enjoy music without affiliation to a particular genre. Singing and understanding music through simple activities can be appealing to a wide range of children.

Course Format

Batch Size: 6 (InCampus Classes), 3 (Online Classes)

Duration: 12 weeks, one 45 mins lesson per week

Objectives

 

Build awareness of the basic elements of music 

  • Learn  the seven swaras and their relative positions
  • Learn the concept of steady beat and tempo and its importance in music
  • Understand the difference between steady beat and rhythm
  • Introduce the musical concept of Texture 
  • Learn 5 or more age relevant songs in English, Hindi and one Indian/Foreign language song
  • Understand the richness and diversity of music in different regions of the world and get acquainted with the cultural, musical and geographical aspects of a region
  • Cultivate a regular practice routine 

Ages 8+ to 10

Introduction to the world of Music
  • Why Music?
Rhythm & Tempo
  • Strong beat
  • Keeping a rhythm pattern
  • Beat grouping
  • Singing slow and fast
  • Note values
Pitch
  • Swaras
  • Melody
  • Swara mapping
Dynamics
  • Loud and soft - expressive singing
Performance
  • Preparing for performance
  • Final Performance
World Culture
  • World music
  • Turkey song
  • Garba song
  • Diwali song
Dynamics
  • Loud Vs Soft
  • Staccato Legato
tarse nayana
  • tarse nayana
Grumbling Song
  • Grumbling Song
Musical form
  • Form
Texture
  • texture
American folk music
  • O Suzanna
  • Blowing in the wind
Final Assessment
  • Revision

 

  • Students will be able to : 
  • Able to sing the seven swaras in the ascending and descending order
  • Maintain a steady beat while singing and follow tempo variations
  • Demonstrate difference between steady beat and rhythm 
  • Understand the concept of texture in music and its impact on a musical piece
  • Able to sing a repertoire of songs in English, Hindi and an Indian/ Foreign language. 
  • Catch a glimpse of a region, its culture, language, food, traditional attire and much more, through a regional song