Mr. Keim's Music Classes
Beginning Guitar, Beginning/Advanced Percussion, and 6th Grade Beginning Band
Students take this class for a variety of reasons. Some aspire to play in the intermediate and advanced guitar classes. Some want to be able to play the music that they love. Some want to accompany themselves when singing. Some want to write music. Some just think it sounds kind of fun. It’s my goal to be able to give the students in beginning guitar all of the skills to be able to do any of these things.
Beginning and Advanced Percussion:
Students will enhance their concert band experiences by learning more specific skills that reinforce being a well-rounded percussionist. Students will learn to play all facets of percussion (mallets, timpani, snare drum, and auxiliary) and will perform as small and large group percussion ensembles throughout the year. Beginning students will audition and perform with the Black and Gold Concert Bands, and the Advanced students will play with Symphonic Winds, Wind Ensemble, and Symphony Orchestra throughout the school year.
6th Grade Beginning Band:
This class will be team-taught with Mrs. Hanlin at Noblesville East Middle School. Together, we will teach students the fundamentals of playing their instruments, and we will work hard to make each student awesome and a rock-star. Mrs. Hanlin's page for NEMS Band can be found here, and the Band page for the NHS can be found here.