Wednesday


Choir (K-1st) 1:30 - 2:10

Instructor: Rhonda Crane

Room: 3

Course Fee: $155


Choir (2nd-5th) 2:15 - 3:00

Instructor: Rhonda Crane

Room: 3

Course Fee: $155

This program will focus on tone/pitch and quality of the singing voice. It will encompass cultural and holiday songs and learning percussion rhythms. Students will learn the joy of singing, especially for those just introduced to it. Music is traditional and simple. Music has movement and is meant to be fun. Games will be used to encourage participation. Program will include percussive instruments to establish rhythm in the body and learn how rhythm works in music. Rhythm sticks, bells, claves, triangles, maracas, sand blocks, guiros and drums will all be utilized.


About the Instructor:

Rhonda Crane

Rhonda’s mantra is, "No Music, No Life". She grew up in the San Francisco Bay area, and began her music study at 8 as a pianist, then on to viola at 12. At 16, she got her first job as a musician for SF’s historic Third Baptist Church. In 1970, she traveled to Japan World’s Fair with Lowell High Orchestra. She then studied Music Education at San Jose State University and formed the Rhonda Hudson Singers Choral Ensemble. After college, she began singing with renown Gospel Artist Edwin Hawkins and Choral Ensemble Street Sounds, which toured the world. She soon began teaching in schools, and now she shares her gift with children in Alameda, Contra Costa and San Mateo Counties.