Recorder Workshop

To earn a Recorder beads and stars, students must perform each song with their

LEFT HAND ON TOP and demonstrate 4 of the following 5 skills:

 

  • Proper note length (rhythm accuracy)

  • Correct pitches and finger placement

  • Accurate articulation

  • Breath support and tone

  • Specific musical elements notated: dynamics, tempo, repeat signs, change in articulation

How do I read music notes on the staff?

This video will show you...
- How to read notes on the music staff
- How to properly finger those notes on the recorder

Video by Cherri Herring

How do I clean my recorder? 

This video will show you...
- How to use the cleaning rod 
- Helpful hints on the proper way to clean your recorder

How do I use the neck strap? 

This video will show you...
- How to put your neck strap on the recorder
- How the neck strap should stay while you are playing
- How to put the neck strap away

How do I put beads on my lanyard?

This video will show you...
- How to add beads to your lanyard keychain

How do I make a lanyard keychain?

This video will show you...
- How to make your own lanyard keychain 

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