About this course
Being able to read music gives a whole new dimension to your understanding of the music you play, sing and enjoy. In this course, you will learn basic scales, the notes of the staffs and the symbols used (sharps, flats etc). Suitable for beginners or those who want to revise their basic note reading and music theory skills.
Materials Required: Course notes provided.
Additional Information: By the end of the course should be able to read simple melodies in the treble clef and harmonies in the bass clef. The class will include some singing, to help improve sight-reading and aural skills as well as basic keyboard skills with a keyboard chart. If you play an instrument you may like to bring this to class, to ensure you can translate what you are learning to your instrument.
Soprano and singing teacher Fleur loves singing and teaching others to sing in all styles. She has a Bachelor of Music Performance in Voice from the Victorian College of the Arts, (University of Melbourne) and a Bachelor of Arts, in Drama and Art History from the ANU. Fleur is on staff at the School of Music Open School and her students have received entry into institutions including The ANU School of Music, Sydney Conservatorium, lead parts in local productions and success in concerts and bands. In 2009 she returned from Europe, having performed in recital in London, Germany and Switzerland, her initial travels supported by a Youth Music Foundation of Australia scholarship. She has performed in both opera and recital. Her company ‘Fleur-de-lys Vocal Enterprises’ teaches students of a variety of ages, cultural backgrounds and experience.
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