AFTER SCHOOL CLASSES OFFERED BY THE YOUTH CENTER

 

AVAILABLE AT ALL LAUSD ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

 

 

Mini Music Masters Violin & Mini-Percussion Grades K-2

Mini Music Masters I – This violin class is designed for K-2nd grade kids with little or no experience. They will learn the basic fundamentals of playing the violin, which includes performance and rhythm. This will also have an introduction to music theory, identifying music symbols, and note reading.

Mini Music Masters II – A continuation of Mini Music Masters I.

Mini Percussion – An introduction percussion instruments using drum pads and sticks. (Other percussion instruments will be available in the classrooms.) Your child will learn the basic fundamentals of music, performance, and rhythm in a fun and exciting way.

 

Strings & Band Classes for Grades 3-5

Band instrument options include: Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Electric Bass Guitar and Percussion. (Percussion can be either a percussion kit or an electronic drum kit.)

  • Beginning Band – Students with little or no experience. Your child will learn the basic fundamentals of music, performance, and rhythm on the instrument of their choice. This will also have an introduction to music theory, identifying music symbols, and note reading.
  • Variety Band – Continuation of Beginning Band. Students with one/more years of experience. Together, kids will play a variety of music genres and styles (Classical, Pop, Jazz, etc.).

Strings instrument options include: Violin, Viola, Cello

  • Beginning Strings – This class is designed for kids with little or no experience. They will learn the basic fundamentals of playing the violin, which includes performance and rhythm. This will also have an introduction to music theory, identifying music symbols, and note reading.
  • String Ensemble – Continuation of Beginning Strings. Students with one/more year of experience. They will learn to play as a group using two or more part melody and harmony.