Vocal Music Curriculum

  • Each class attends vocal music once every six-day cycle for forty minutes.  During this time, students will be engaged in various aspects of musical learning including:

    • singing, alone and with others
    • playing singing games from around the world
    • movement activities
    • learning concepts about music literacy including: rhythmic and melodic components, dynamics, expression, form, meter, tempo and more
    • playing rhythm instruments
    • the basics of composition and improvisation
    • analyzing and evaluating music
    • understanding music's connection to art, culture, history, and other subject areas

    All classes in grades 2-5 are taught using the Kodály philosophy.