Jam Band 101

Jam Band 101 • Ages 6-8

About 

Jam Band 101 is a fun, collaborative class where kids ages 6-8 develop beginning music fluencies by playing games and writing songs together with their band.


Details:

➜ Age: 6-8

➜ Class length: 45 minutes

➜ Class size: Up to 6 kids

➜ Instruments: Vocals, keyboard, guitar, bass, drums

Included: a 30 Minute Weekly Instrument Workshop!

In the Instrument Workshops, students will develop foundational skills and technique on the instrument of their choice—piano, guitar, drums or voice—that they can use in their band class for original songwriting.  

We recommend choosing the instrument your child is most excited to learn about! 

If the student already takes Private Lessons, this is a great opportunity to get an introduction to a brand new instrument.  If they don’t have an instrument at home and getting a basic keyboard or set of drum sticks for the summer is not an option, no worries. Voice is the instrument all of us take with us everywhere we go. :)

Who?

Jam Band 101 is perfect for total beginners, as well as for kids with 1-2 years of band and/or private lesson experience. Kids who do well in Jam Band 101 are excited to try out all the instruments and enjoy playing games and learning in a group setting.

What Happens in Jam Band 101? 

A typical Jam Band 101 class includes the following:

Warm Up Game - Our warm up games gets kids moving, warmed up, and introduces the music concept for the day.

Rock Pit - This is where the band levels up the BLAM of the day (that's Big Lesson About Music of course!) Our music games reinforce the concept of the day in an interactive (and super fun) format. 

Songwriting - Now it's time to apply the BLAM of the day to an actual song. The band exercises their creative muscles and writes a short original song with a verse & a chorus in a matter of minutes. Over a period of 3-4 weeks, the band will write an original song together, and complete a collaborative recording. 

BandStand - Complete with vocals, keys, electric bass, electric guitar, and drums, it's time to bring it all together where the band puts the BLAM of the day to music and plays their brand new original song on their instruments.

Why Jam Band 101? 

Jam Band 101 is inspiring, fun and creative. Students in Jam Band 101 will:

➜ Learn to communicate through music ➜ Learn basic technique on all the instruments ➜ Learn composition and how each fluency (Rhythm, Harmony, Melody) fit together to make a song ➜ Practice teamwork and communicating with others ➜ Find the instrument that excites them ➜ Build confidence in their creativity ➜ Find joy through music! ➜ Grow self confidence ➜ Make friends  

What Parents Are Saying:


"Love how the instructors interact with the kids. My son and his friend LOVE going to class every week and really want to show Sergio that they are learning. Also, while waiting a couple times there have been impromptu play alongs with instructors I don’t know. Just to keep the kids engaged. Really cool."

-Donovan, a BMF Dad


"My daughter started with one of their summer camps a few years ago and she has been taking individual and band lessons there ever since. She's not just become a fantastic guitar player, she's found a wonderful group of friends and a supportive staff and environment to grow as a person. This is a wonderful place for budding child musicians of all ages!"

-Rick, a BMF Dad

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Want to speak with Jason, our Director of Bands? (He's awesome!)

Book a call at time that works for you! 

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Options:

12-Month Program (July 2020-June 2021): $1,832

*A monthly $4.95 subscription to BMFConnect-Brooklyn Music Factory’s online portal for lesson materials, recordings, videos, games and more-will also be charged.


Payment Options

12 equal monthly installments

2 installments--one at registration and one in February (5% discount)

1 installment--due at registration (1 month free) (NOTE: An additional family discount will not be applied)


10-Month Program (September 2020-June 2021): $1,480

*A monthly $4.95 subscription to BMFConnect-Brooklyn Music Factory’s online portal for lesson materials, recordings, videos, games and more-will also be charged.


Payment Options

10 equal monthly installments

2 installments--one at registration and one in February (5% discount)

1 installment--due at registration (5% discount)


Summer Program (July-August 2020) - $352

*A monthly $4.95 subscription to BMFConnect-Brooklyn Music Factory’s online portal for lesson materials, recordings, videos, games and more-will also be charged.

Payment Options

2 equal monthly installments

1 installments due at registration (5% discount)

BMF Connect is your one-stop destination for everything Brooklyn Music Factory. See class photos & videos; view weekly lesson & class reports from your teacher, and access BMF materials & resources.

Band Class VS Private Lessons


While students in private lessons focus on one instrument, students in Jam Band 101 (our band classes for beginners) play a variety of instruments throughout the year. Many students will conclude the program with a specific passion for an instrument they didn’t know about when they started. They might not have developed the technique yet to express themselves fully on the instrument, but they are fired up to learn more!  

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Other GREAT Options for Kids 6-8 

Club Keyboard- a fun and inspiring small group piano class. MORE than just a piano lesson.

Club Keyboard

Let's Make Some Music!

Questions? Contact us! info@brooklynmusicfactory.com

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