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Intro to Drums and Percussion (6-8 Years)

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side

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Upper East Side, Manhattan
1395 Lexington Ave
At 92nd St
New York, New York 10128
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 6 - 8 years old
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Arei Sekiguchi

What you'll learn in this kids drum class:

Explore percussion — and a variety of instruments — through music from around the world as you learn the basics of rhythm and counting.

Course Syllabus:

Weeks 1-5
  • Learning the word rhythm by using everyday examples
  • Learning to use syllables from speech to dictate rhythms
  • Learning to use rhythms in different musical meters (2/4,3/4, 4/4)
  • Learning note names of different durations (quarter, eighth and sixteenth notes)
  • Learning to distinguish right and left hands
  • Learning to play rhythmic patterns on hand drums using different techniques
Weeks 6-10
  • Learning triplets as a rhythmic duration
  • Continue learning different rhythms in various meters including 6/8
  • Learning basic patterns on a variety of instruments (i.e. bongos, congas, etc)
  • Learning to play individual patterns in a group
Weeks 11-16
  • Learning the concept of rests within musical phrases
  • Learning the concept of song structure and phrase lengths
  • Learning rhythms from various styles of music to play as a group
  • Continue learning techniques on various instruments of the percussion family 

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Refund Policies:
92nd Street Y is not responsible for providing makeup classes or issuing refunds for programs missed as a result of illness, emergencies or other events beyond our control.
There are no refunds for outings, classes or workshops that meet fewer than three times per semester.
If you are unable to attend, you may contact Customer Service prior to the first date for a receipt that enables you to claim your contribution as a tax-deductible gift.
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