Forte Fireworks!: Mighty Musicians Piano Class (Volume 5)

9781517635435: Forte Fireworks!: Mighty Musicians Piano Class (Volume 5)
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Our Mighty Musicians classes, geared toward 5- and 6-year-olds, allow children to have a positive and fun introduction to the world of music-making and give them a great start in learning to play the piano. Children in our Mighty Musicians music classes will experience and learn about music through listening, singing, movement and play, and will also use their new found knowledge to work on their basic piano skills. Students will also learn about the great composers and their music, and have the opportunity to do some composing themselves! This class is appropriate for children who have taken the Early Explorers class, have had some piano or music experience, or for those who may not have had a class in the past but are eager to learn and get a jump-start into music! This patriotic lesson plan will be a blast, as students explore fireworks, flags and more, and learn that music can be loud or soft! Students will march in a parade, play a matching game, explore dynamics using a variety of instruments, compose their own fireworks song, play a pre-staff notation piece, and go on a memorable musical adventure to "see" a fireworks show! Pieces that students will become familiar with include Handel's "Music For the Royal Fireworks," Sousa's "Stars and Stripes Forever," and Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture." Each of our books includes a lesson plan for one one-hour class. Included in each are a teacher’s guide, lesson materials and resources, sheet music, and several take-home materials which may be copied for students to take home. Lesson plans may be used together to create week-long or once per week piano camps. For more information, please visit

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Jennifer Boster has been joyfully making music at the piano since she was a young child. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from Brigham Young University and is a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music. Jenny loves teaching piano lessons and has been doing so since 1998. As she has turned her attention in the past few years to being a mother, her focus in piano has naturally become centered on teaching young children. Jenny developed and co-wrote her own preschool music class curriculum when her oldest son was three years old; she loves helping young children experience the joy of music! She also loves teaching young-at-heart students of all ages, and particularly enjoys helping adult pianists develop their technique and expression in their playing. Jenny loves creating fun resources for her students and sharing them with others. Visit Jenny's website for more fun piano teaching resources:

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