Katie’s Update

Preludes violinists performed beautifully at the Paul Banks holiday musical. Some of the students worked together to compose a second part to accompany the melody line of one of their performance pieces. As the kids were performance ready and excited to share their talents, we decided to stop in at the Long Term Care center … Continue reading Katie’s Update

11/1, 11/4 Cardboard Violin Building

During Parent Conferences every kindergartener had the opportunity to begin building their own cardboard violin with the help of their parents/guardians. The following week, students painted their violin, added a chin rest, f-holes, a bridge (toilet paper tube) and a fingerboard with strings and a scroll. The kindergarten students are now learning to play their … Continue reading 11/1, 11/4 Cardboard Violin Building

Katie’s Update

Preludes has gotten off to a great start this semester!  After school Preludes students have impressed me with how quickly they have expanded their repertoire. They performed splendidly at the spaghetti feed fundraiser. It has been fun to teach a smaller and more focused group this quarter.  First grade students have advanced to using real … Continue reading Katie’s Update