And Sight Singing

Basic Info:​

  • Classroom: Zoom

  • Options: 

    • Private Lessons 

    • Shared Lessons

  • Contact LaurieNelson.studio@gmail.com for more info.

  • Eligibility: Any student studying at NM Productions, Inc.

What will I learn?

  • Learning begins with a review of note names, continues to key signatures, the circle of 5ths, major & minor scales, and culminates with intervalic theory and chord building/analysis.

  • Each class will also include some sight singing.

Required Materials

  • Students are asked to purchase a subscription to Sight Reading Factory, which is $35. Information is found at https://www.sightreadingfactory.com/pricing.

  • Other materials will be provided either through screen share, free websites, or as pdfs students will need to print prior to class.

Tuition

  • Tuition is $45 per half hour, which can be shared by partners if desired. A half hour session may be shared by 2 students. An hour session may be shared by 3 students. 

Learn, and have fun doing it with award winning educator:
Alice Boyars

Education:

Alice holds a Master in Teaching and Bachelor of Music in Choral Music Education, and Composition from Christopher Newport University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.


Awards:

Music Theory and Analysis Symposium Presenter | 2019, Roos Endowed Scholarship, Music and Technology Leadership Academy, Poster Presenter at Virginia Music Educators Association Conference, Wood-Shoemaker MAT Scholarship, Fraley-Hardy Award for Service to Music Department and Greater Community, Outstanding Community Outreach by an Individual.  

 

Teaching:

Tutor | Center for Academic Success | 2017-2019, Substitute Teacher | Newport News Public Schools | 2018-2019, K-12 music and general elementary, Ensemble Manager | Christopher Newport University | 2017-2018. Alice has been teaching privately since 2016 and she served as the Music Theory and Music History tutor at CNU from 2017-2019.

Alice Boyars adores working with students of all levels. She currently teaches general music at Keene Mill Elementary and directs the Chapel Choir at St. Matthews UMC.