This class is the 4th in the Rhythmic Solfège Sequence.
Rhythmic Solfège builds on the principles of learning music through movement with the addition of focused musical study on keyboard percussion; the end goal of the sequence is comprehensive musicianship!The Dalcroze Rhythmic Solfège sequence provides all of the necessary building blocks to achieve success with any instrument.
This is a process-oriented program using the Dalcrozian tenants of joy, discovery and experiential education as its foundation, and delving into musical subjects and literature.
With the same principles and foundation as Dalcroze Eurhythmics, Rhythmic Solfège is designed to increase coordination, spatial awareness, flexibility, focus, emotional knowledge, and vocal precision.
This curriculum is provided in conjunction with the Dalcroze School of the Rockies.
This class has 30 sessions scheduled. The course is 28 sessions long; 2 additional sessions are included in the price in case of class cancellation for weather or instructor illness. As long as fewer than 2 classes are cancelled throughout the term, no make-up sessions will be scheduled.
• All Rhythmic-Solfège™ students are required to purchase a metallophone (about $35, due at the first class). This instrument will be provided on the first day of classes and will be used throughout the Rhythmic-Solfège™ sequence (5-year sequence). Students must bring this instrument to each class along with a 3-ring binder with their completed homework assignments. • Parents must practice with their child a minimum of 10 minutes, 5 days each week to ensure that their child is progressing and maximizing his or her potential.