HWMF Academy - new courses for children - start 10th/17th July

HWMF Academy offers 3 new programs for children   

1.) INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC FOR CHILDREN AGES  6 – 12 YEARS OLD 
Next course, beginning July 17, 2016 
 
Our introduction to music class focuses on exposing children to music and developing musical abilities, including rhythmic and melodic skills in an interactive and fun environment.  No prior music experience is required!  The introduction to music class is a great way to determine your child’s interest in music before committing to individual lessons or investing in a musical instrument. 

Our class introduces children to: 

- Beginner music theory topics such as basic rhythm skills, how to read treble clef music 
- Singing and playing percussion instruments in a group 
-  Music appreciation activities - exposing children to western classical music with a kid friendly approach   

Course beginning: Sunday, July 17             

Duration: 6 weeks      

Timings: Sundays 1.30 pm  
Venue: Goethe-Zentrum, Journalist Colony, Banjara Hills 
Duration: 50 minutes                                     

Course Fees: 3300/- 

Please join us for a FREE demo class and registration on Sunday, July 10th, 2016 at 1:30 pm!  

2.) BEGINNER INSTRUMENTAL CLASS – RECORDER 
First class begins Sunday, July 10, 2016 

Our beginner instrumental class focuses on the fundamentals of playing the recorder, a simple woodwind instrument that is fun to play on your own or with other players!  A recorder is great introduction to instrumental music and basic music principles.   

Highlights of our beginner instrumental class include: 

·                    Learn beginner techniques for breathing, producing tone and tonguing on the recorder 

·                    Strengthen music reading skills and abilities 

·                    Provide an opportunity to learn how to play with other players, incl. duets and trios 

·                    Learn a repertoire of songs to play for family and friends! 

There will also be performance opportunities for all students at HWMF recitals which are held throughout the year. 

Student requirements: 

-RECORDER - *Please note we highly recommend that all students use the same brand/model of recorder to ensure that recorders are in tune with one another.  We will provide you with further details of the type of recorder required and where to purchase your recorder prior to the first class. 
- FOLDABLE WIRE MUSIC STAND – A music stand is required for in class playing and at home practice. 
- FOLDER – A folder or binder to store and organize handouts and music. 

PLEASE NOTE to enroll in this class, we require that students complete our Introduction to Music for Children class or have prior music experience. If your child has not previously attended our Introduction to Music for Children classes, please contact us at info@hydmusic.com or ph. 9985410281 and provide details of your child’s prior music experience. 

Course beginning: Sunday July, 10         

Duration: Ongoing  
Timings: Sundays 2:30 pm               

Venue: Goethe-Zentrum, Journalist Colony, Banjara Hills 
Duration: 50 minutes    Course Fees: 2200/- per month/4 sessions 
** Students also enrolled in the HWMF KID’S CLUB – VOCAL are entitled to a discount.  Please speak to us for further details. 

3.) HWMF’S KID CLUB – VOCAL (8-12 years old)
First class begins Sunday, July 10, 2016
 

Group vocal classes are an opportunity for young singers to learn performance, harmony and musicianship in a fun, group setting.  HWMF’s Kids Club will encourage friendship while learning elements of music and vocal technique and ensemble singing.   
Highlights of our Kid’s Club Vocal Classes: 

·                    Learn correct posture, breathing and warm up exercises 

·                    Sing in rounds  

·                    Harmonizing for beginners 

·                    Phonetics and diction for singing 

·                    Learn vocal repertoire that is age appropriate from various genres of music including pop music, musical theatre, folk and classical music 

There will also be performance opportunities for all students at HWMF recitals which are held throughout the year. 

Student requirements: 

- FOLDER – A folder or binder to store and organize handouts and music. 

To enroll in this class, we require that students complete our Introduction to Music for Children class or have prior music experience.  If your child has not previously attended our Introduction to Music for Children classes, please contact us at info@hydmusic.com or ph. 9985410281 and provide details of your child’s music experience. 

Course beginning: Sunday July, 10 

Duration: Ongoing     

Timings: Sundays 3:30 pm 
Venue: Goethe-Zentrum, Journalist Colony, Banjara Hills 
Duration: 50 minutes  Course Fees: 1600/- per month/4 sessions 
** Students also enrolled in the  BEGINNER INSTRUMENTAL CLASS - RECORDER are entitled to a discount.  Please speak to us for further details. 

TEACHERS: 
Nicole Connolly Bhatia studied music in Canada and teaches flute and beginner piano in Hyderabad through the HWMF Academy. Nicole's experience teaching music to young children includes private teaching as well as an instructor/counselor at a non profit summer music camp in Canada. 
George Hull is a Saxophonist who plays with some popular jazz bands in town. He had completed his Jazz grades from ABRSM and teaches wind instruments with the HWMF Academy. He has attended several workshops conducted by noted German music educators especially in the field of music development for young children. 

Send your application/questions to info@hydmusic.com or contact George Hull 9985410281