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!
 
 
 
 
Education:
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
 
"WHERE WORDS FAIL, MUSIC SPEAKS."
 
                                                                                                                            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