Christiana Pomaville is a redheaded follower of Jesus, and she loves all things creative and true. She is a firm believer that God is unimaginably kind and that He makes all things new (she has witnessed His goodness firsthand and loves to tell about it). Christiana enjoys using her gifts of teaching and working with compassion and empathy to help others. She finds delight in working with animals, especially horses. She also has a deep love for the arts, including literature (particularly historical fiction), theater (preferably comedy), and music (preferably good). Christiana also enjoys good food, long sunny days, martial arts, the color rose-gold, and acoustic guitar.
Christiana graduated from Campbell University with a Bachelor of Business Administration, and she has completed several master's classes through Liberty University. She has also gained much experience through jobs such as retail, banking, academic administration, and volunteer work. Christiana loves to help facilitate learning and community, and she looks forward to using her expertise and gifts to do so at Utmost.
What Is Music:
GRADE LEVELS: 2nd-4th
Class: Monday 12:30 - 1:30 P.M.
Music is a universal language impacting cultures far and wide for millennia, it stretches numerous genres, and the songs created through music are too many to count. Even though music is such a big concept, it can be enjoyed and learned by everyone regardless of skill level. To be able to learn or appreciate music involves a mix of enjoyment and skill. This class is here to help!
This music class for Grades 2 – 4 will help students learn the following:
RHYTHM (using class-provided basic learning instruments to play along to sound Christian music and wholesome secular music)
BASIC INSTRUMENT TYPES (strings, brass, percussion, and wind instruments)
BEGINNER THEORY (tempo, note recognition, time signature, loud/medium/soft dynamics, major/minor keys, beginner lead/harmony)
BASIC MUSIC GENRES (classic, rock, pop, jazz, Latin, country) in both sound Christian music and wholesome secular music.
Homework: 1 – 1.5 hours / week
Textbook: Alfred Essentials Of Music Theory Series Book 1 (by Surmani, Surmani, and Manus). ISBN: 9780882848945
Minimum Students: 5
Tuition: $50/month for 9 months
**Tuition will be reduced by $5/month when the minimum of 5 students is reached. If fewer than 5 students register for the class, you will be notified in early August. Classes of fewer than 5 students may still be offered, but are not guaranteed.