SPMA Violin Project.
Small class sizes create an environment where care and attention is given to every student, focused upon individualized education within a group setting. Some instruments provided for students in the SPMA Violin Project. Professional experienced teachers at SPMA provide the highest quality preparatory instruction to students. Customized teaching methods and techniques that suit the individual student while addressing the uniqueness of retention. SPMA Violin Project is designed to steer the string student towards participation in a String Ensemble at Sac Prep Music Academy.
Level 1 Group is recommended students who have either just begun taking private lessons, are taking group classes in public school, or are brand new to the Violin, Viola or Cello. Learn the parts to your instrument, beginning technique, note reading, and basic rhythm skills. Learn fun and familiar songs. Recommended for students age 7 to 12.
Level 2 Group is recommended for students who have taken Level 1 Group & can successfully play a scale on two strings, count quarter and eighth note rhythms, and have some playing experience. Focus on technique, learning and understanding rhythm and music theory, playing successfully in a group, and building a repertoire of fun and familiar songs.
Violin Project Ensemble – Tuesdays 5:45pm to 6:30pm
This SPMA Ensemble plays and rehearses a variety of music. From Folk music to Classical Music, the students are commonly booked to play at different events throughout Sacramento: Farmers Markets, Festivals, Earth Day and have even been invited to perform at the Bureau of Land Management’s Cultural Diversity Awareness Day. The Ensemble will also play at various SPMA Events& Recitals. Students in this ensembles are proficient in reading music in first position, occasionally shifting positions, including low and extended fingerings on their instrument.