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Solfa From Scratch

Solfa from Scratch is a six week class with Helen Russell combining pre-recorded classes with live support. Helen will get your heart singing and your brain pumping while you work your way through the six week course. The lessons are released weekly, helping you schedule your time and allow the concepts to be absorbed and …

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LIVE: Intermediate Musicianship

Intermediate musicianship is a weekly zoom class with Hannah Grant. All our classes are full of heart, humour and the very best quality singing and musicianship teaching. Hannah will get your heart singing, your brain pumping and your giggles flowing. Make meaningful connections with new friends, encourage each other and share successes. Classes are 90-minutes on Mondays …

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Solfa From Scratch – April21

Solfa from Scratch is a hybrid class with Helen Russell combining pre-recorded classes with a live support. Helen will get your heart singing and your brain pumping while you work your way through the six week course. The lessons are released weekly, helping you schedule your time and allow the concepts to be absorbed and …

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LIVE: Musicianship for Improvers Feb21

Friday daytimes at 9:30am from Friday 26th February to Friday 26th March 2021. All Helen’s classes are full of heart, humour and the very best quality singing and musicianship teaching. Helen combines her experience teaching adults and children pop vocals and piano with her dedication to the highest quality musicianship and music education.  This course …

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LIVE: Musicianship for Improvers Jan21

Friday daytimes at 9:30am starting Friday 8th January 2021. All Helen’s classes are full of heart, humour and the very best quality singing and musicianship teaching. Helen combines her experience teaching adults and children pop vocals and piano with her dedication to the highest quality musicianship and music education.  This course will get your heart …

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Musescore for Music Teachers

Learn how Helen Russell uses Musescore to easily create smart resources for your students. As a published choral arranger and piano method author, Helen has chosen Musescore to make her high quality professional resources. This session will cover creating oversized notation easy stick notation for musicianship classes creating professional sheet music and more… Join Helen …

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Doremi Piano Overview and Teaching Tips

Join Doremi Piano author Helen Russell as she takes you on an interactive tour of her piano method for children. Learn how Helen introduces the fundamentals of music, pulse, rhythm, pitch using the Kodály Approach. Smoothly integrating singing and games with the physical challenges of learning an instrument.

Contactless Digital Lesson Notes

Instrumental teaching with contactless digital homework notes. In January I did a presentation on Doremi Piano and briefly mentioned my process for recording lesson notes for students digitally. I had a lot of interest in that particular topic and promised to run something more detailed. Suddenly contactless is all the rage and over the lockdown it …

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Singing Class: Ages 4-7

This course is for children aged between 4 and 7. Introduce your children to the fundamentals of music with Helen using children’s folk songs and singing games. Nurture their emerging musicianship! Helen uses the Kodály Approach, a singing approach that engages the children with singing games and movement. Every child has a singing voice, for …

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LIVE: Musicianship Level 2

This Level 2 class assumes prior knowledge, but not necessarily proficiency, with elements from Level 1, including solfa (major pentatonic scale do re mi so la) and rhythm names (crotchet – ta, quavers – titi, and crotchet rest). If you like to sing in a choir, in a band, in a classroom or in the …

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