Mentorship and Music Modules
At Golden Music in Lakewood
Mentorships and Music from 1 pm to 6 pm
Open to the public ages 6 and up and the Golden Lyceum Montessori students. We have two types of classes that we are offering: Parent Led Mentorships and Music Modules (includes Band & Orchestra).
1) It takes a village to raise a child... For more information on Parent Led Mentorships click here.
2) Band and Orchestra click here.
3) Music Modules for Fall 2016 - See below
Open Studio/Music Gym
- Students work on their own projects and are able to discuss ideas and projects with other students and teachers.
- Students will be given the opportunity to play/try out any instrument we carry in the store.
- Students learn about basic song structure and lyrical arrangement.
- Including musical storytelling/ballads, poetry, etc…
- Students learn about sound and make instruments from everyday items (ex: rubber band box guitar, balloon bongo drums, paper plate tambourine, popsicle stick harmonica, etc…).
Introduction to Recording
- Students learn the basics of recording music and produce a song.
- This class could develop into a production class where students learn how to produce, market, and release an album.
A Cappela Group
- This vocal based module teaches students simple songs while incorporating rhythm and harmony.
- Beginner to intermediate students learn how to play basic songs on each instrument. (If this is an ongoing class, we could do quarterly performances.)
- Students learn how to create marketing segments for artists or music products, which eventually could be published on community radio.
- Project develop into a Golden Music radio program or podcast.
Rock n’ Roll Class
- Rock based group where students learn to play tunes on guitar, bass, drums, vocals, etc.
- Students learn about different musical eras and the composers who made the biggest impact on music as we know it.
- Students learn how to conduct in order to better understand a conductor as well as enforcing time and rhythm.
- Students learn how to properly sit/stand while playing an instrument.
- Students learn what muscles are involved while playing their instrument (advanced students).
- Students learn about major, minor, tonic, diminished, augmented chords, chord progressions, etc...
- Students have to critically think about rhythm, chord progressions, or notes that they hear and then notate them
- Local musicians perform and engage students through informational sessions. This could include Golden Music Teachers in addition to others (dance, ethnic music varieties. etc...)
Christmas Carolling - Seasonal class