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Standards of Excellence

Standards of Excellence

Standards of Excellence

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Our band students use the "Standards of Excellence" book by B. Pearson.  $10 at sheetmusicplus.com.  Choose book 1 for your instrument.  You can go on YouTube and play along:  "Standards of Excellence exercise __"   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o08xfdIWgTM&list=PL9A2z7qUmukrn8nxTSTvwjW4G42jhgKt8 

Ear Training Games

Standards of Excellence

Standards of Excellence

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For our more advanced students, I really enjoy the "ear training" games at this website.  You do not have to register to use it.  Theta Music Trainer:

 https://trainer.thetamusic.com/en/content/music-training-games 

Virtual Band Practice

Standards of Excellence

Virtual Band Practice

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http://www.virtualbandpractice.com       I've created a website with some of the songs we practice in class listed.  You can click on the links and play along.  This page is also one of the pages of this site.  A work in progress.  

Something fun to try

Virtual Band Practice

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Another fun website I found to learn about music:   classicsforkids.com


 https://www.classicsforkids.com/games/note_names.php 

SmartMusic.com

Something fun to try

Something fun to try

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We can all sign up for a free trial of SmartMusic.com   to use until June 30th, 2020.  I highly recommend trying this website for fun practice ideas.  

http://www.smartmusic.com  


Something fun to try

Something fun to try

Something fun to try

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For something new to practice, try the free trial of the sight reading factory:

 https://www.sightreadingfactory.com/ 

What is Free Music School?

What is Free Music School?

What is Free Music School?

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We are a group of volunteer "Music Mentors" who meet once a week, on Friday afternoons, to teach students in grades 4-12 how to play a musical instrument.  :  flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, saxophone or violin.


Please see our Program Details page for more information.


Please note:  we do not offer classes on drums, guitar or piano.


How to join our program:

What is Free Music School?

What is Free Music School?

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We have our annual enrollment session each year in August.  If you missed the 2019 session, please check back next year for the next August enrollment date.  We do not accept new, beginning students after the enrollment date.  


Please see our "Program Details" page for more information about the registration event.

Volunteer With Us!

What is Free Music School?

Volunteer With Us!

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Adults:  Do you play a musical instrument and want to volunteer 2-hours a week to share the joy of music with students?  Please see our "Volunteer" page.  



Is it really Free?

Is it really Free?

Volunteer With Us!

Friday, April 26th -- no FMS.
Friday May 3rd Dress Rehearsal
Friday, May 10th, Concert!

Yes!  Parents provide the instrument, book and music stand (all available at local music stores) and we provide the lessons, free of charge.  We do not collect or charge any participation or performance fees.  We like to say:  The price of admission is commitment!

Class Schedule

Is it really Free?

Class Schedule

If you're early, you're on time!
Beginning:4:30 - 5pm
Intermediate:5-5:30 pm
Advanced:5:30-6pm.

If you're early, you're on time!

Here is our Fall Class Schedule:

Beginning Theory (required for all new students) :  4-4:30 pm 

Beginning: 4:30 - 5pm

Intermediate: 5-5:30 pm

Advanced: 5:30-6pm.

Donate!

Is it really Free?

Class Schedule

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Please see our "Donate" page to donate a musical instrument, sheet music, etc.  Please note:  we are unable to accept pianos or piano sheet music at this time due to space limitations.   

If you would like to make a financial donation to our program, please contact us:  freemusicschool@yahoo.com