Weekly Schedule 

This is a basic breakdown of what we will be doing through the week!

Music making 101  

1 week long - Monday through Friday

Hours : 8am to 12pm or 12pm to 4pm 

Week Breakdown

 

 

Day 1 Getting Started (Pitch and basic melody)

  • First Hour : Introductions and Ice breaker 

  • 10 minute break 

  • Second Hour : Pitch practice (singing different pitches and scales / practicing vowels) 

  • 20 minute break with snacks 

  • Third Hour : Pitch Practice to a beat (Learning how to come up with melodies)

  • Final 30 minutes : Recap and clean up / last break 

 

Day 2 Building on Topics (Putting a Melody on a Beat) 

  • First Hour : Refreshing on Pitch practice (Finding a Melody) 

  • 10 minute break

  • Second Hour : Work the melody into a basic beat (Finding tempo and groove)

  • 20 minute break with snacks 

  • Third hour : Recording the melody (providing track to parent) 

  • Final 30 minutes : Recap and clean up / last break

 

Day 3 Instrumentation and Harmonies (adding layers to the beat)

  • First Hour : Discovering harmonies (Pitch practice for harmonies)

  • 10 minute break

  • Second Hour : Instrumentation (add a basic instrument like piano)

  • 20 minute break

  • Third Hour : Put it all together (record and arrange) 

  • Final 30 minutes : Recap and clean up / last break

 

Day 4 Playing with drums (build drum kits)

  • First Hour : Learning basic drums (what makes up a kit, Kick snare hats etc)

  • 10 minute break

  • Second Hour : Basic Rhythm Practice (playing with kits and basic grooves)

  • 20 minute breaks

  • Third Hour : Putting it together (Make drum loops)

  • Final 30 minutes : Recap and clean up / last break

 

Day 5 Putting it all together (make some basic tunes and write vocals)

  • First Hour : Write lyrics (with the melody in mind from previous day)

  • 10 minute break

  • Second hour : Build a basic arrangement with drums and instruments

  • 20 minute break 

  • Third Hour : Record lyrics and basic mix 

  • Final 30 minutes : recap and clean up / last break

 

Over the weekend Mix and master tunes and provide them to parents and students with a small package (album art and uploads optional for extra cost)