Lower School Program (Grades 2-5)

“Tell me, I forget. Show me, I remember. Involve me, I understand." -Carl Orff


Artistic Perception

  • Processing and responding to sensory information
  • Performing simple rhythmic and melodic patterns
  • Identifying melody, rhythm, harmony, and timbre in selected pieces of music
  • Identifying visually and aurally the four families of orchestral instruments and male and female voices

Creative Expression

  • Applying vocal and instrumental skill in performing a varied repertoire
  • Singing with accuracy in a developmentally appropriate range
  • Playing rhythmic and melodic ostianatos on classroom instruments
  • Beginning to compose, arrange and improvise