Welcome to Kindergarten Music!
Below is an overview of what your kindergartner will be learning this year in music!
|Solfege||Singing solfege syllables (do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, ti, do) Using all accompanying hand signals|
|Dynamics||Understanding, identifying, and using forte (f), fortissimo (ff), piano (p), Pianissimo (pp)|
|Listening||Daily listening to a wide range of composers from the baroque, classical, and romantic music eras. Identifying how the music makes us feel, if the piece is major or minor, identifying fast or slow tempos and loud or soft dynamics. Learning about composers. Identifying which instrument families and instruments are playing. Identifying past daily listening pieces.|
|Music notation||Identifying and being able to clap or play rhythms including quarter notes, quarter rests, half notes, Half rests, whole notes, whole rests|
|Note Names||Locating and naming the spaces in the treble clef (F,A,C,E) and lines in the treble clef (E,G,B,D,F)|
|Instrument playing||Rhythm sticks, rhythm ribbons, egg shakers, tambourines, hand drums,frame drums, triangles|
|Vocabulary||Tempo, beat, pitch, percussion, instrument families, strings, woodwinds, brass, rhythm, melody, composer, dynamics, forte, piano, treble clef, major, minor, baroque, classical, romantic, time signature, measure, flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, saxophone, piccolo, recorder, bass clarinet.|