Lori Kitts » AIS Music

AIS Music

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Hello, my name is Lori Kitts and I'm excited to be the new Music Teacher at AlS!  I have been singing, playing and writing music since I was a child and I love sharing the gift of music with my students!!!  We will have a lot of fun this year learning and growing together.  Students will have the opportunity to sing, play instruments, create music and explore new concepts in music class this year!
Bachelor of Music degree from Belmont University, Nashville, Tennessee.
Masters of Education: Curriculum and Instruction, Carson Newman University, Jefferson City, Tennessee.
Experience - 17 years
Maryville Christian School - Preschool - High school music
Knox County Schools - Kindergarten - High school music
                                                                                                                            Hans Christian Andersen
Check out our online music curriculum, Quaver Music, utilized in the classroom along with many other resources.  https://www.quavered.com/
Here's a quick overview of concepts covered this year:
  • Beat
  • Dynamics
  • Form
  • Instrument Families
  • Melody
  • Meter
  • Pitch
  • Rhythm (reading, playing and creating)
  • Style (genre)
  • Tempo
  • Timbre
  • Treble clef (reading notes)
Classroom Instruments:
  • Boomwhakers
  • Bucket Drums
  • Djembe Drums
  • Percussion instruments
  • Recorders
  • Ukuleles