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The Program

The Dalcroze Rhythmic Solfège sequence provides all of the necessary building blocks to achieve success with any instrument. Rhythmic Solfège builds on the principles of learning music through movement with the addition of focused musical study on keyboard percussion; the end goal of the sequence is comprehensive musicianship!

Rhythmic Solfège I (Ages 6 – 9)

Musical Goals

  • Learn to identify the notes in both G and F clefs that rest on the Grand Staff (Bass C through Treble C)
  • Simple meters of 2, 3, and 4 with modified conducting arm beats
  • C major Scale structure, including half and whole steps using note names and scaled degree function
    • Use of the Body as Instrument to sight-read these pitches
    • Sing, play, move simple melodies within this scale
    • Sharps and flats
    • Steps and skips on the staff
  • Dynamic markings: p, mp, mf, f, crescendo, decrescendo
  • Symbols: phrases, slurs, staccato, ties, accents, Step or conduct/articulate simple meter rhythms

Metallophones

All Rhythmic-Solfège™ students are required to purchase a metallophone.

This instrument will be provided on the first day of classes and will be used throughout the Rhythmic-Solfège™ sequence. Students must bring this instrument to each class along with their workbook and completed homework assignments.

Rhythmic Solfège II (Ages 9 – 15)

Musical Goals

  • All Skills from Rhythmic Solfège I
  • Learn to identify the notes in both G and F clefs that rest on the Grand
    Staff (Low F through High G)
  • F major, G major, and A natural minor scale structures including half and whole steps using note names and scale degree function
    • Use of the Body as Instrument to sight-read these pitches
    • Sing, play, move simple melodies within this scale using the rhythms below.
    • Sharps, flats, and naturals
    • Tonic and Dominant arpeggios in these major keys
    • Intervals (Number only) through a 5th
  • Dynamic markings: pp, ff
  • Symbols: phrases, slurs, ties, accents, repeat signs, D.C. al Fine, fermatas
  • Simple meter rhythms

We are grateful to The Dalcroze School of the Rockies for providing their curriculum for all of our Rhythmic Solfège classes.  www.dalcrozeschooloftherockies.com 

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  • Age Group(s): 5-8, 9-12
  • Ages: 6 - 9, 9 - 13 and through 15-years old
  • Instructor: Weronika Balewski
  • Semester: Fall
  • Duration: 60 minutes, 14 weeks
  • Start Date: Tuesday, September 21 and Thursday, September 23, 2021
  • Cost: $395
Rhythmic Solfège I on Tuesdays from 4:00 - 5:00 pm (ages 6 – 9)
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Rhythmic Solfège II on Thursdays from 4:30 - 5:30 pm (ages 9 - 13)
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Rhythmic Solfège lI on Tuesdays from 6:30-7:30 pm (ages 11-15)
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