Group Classes

Group Classes

Group Classes are available on a wide variety of subjects. Students will have a weekly class with two LCCMS teachers during a 6-week class session. Classes are from 8-8:50 a.m. on Wednesday mornings at Decorah Lutheran Church. Classes are created for students in grades 3-8 to allow for an easy transition to Carrie Lee Elementary and Decorah Middle School next door.  Tuition: $30 per session (with the exception of Alleluia Choir).

Fall Session I:  September 12 through October 17
Fall Session II:  October 24 through December 5

Beginner Ukulele (offered Session I or Session II)

Students enrolled in the Beginner Ukulele class will learn the fundamentals of playing ukulele, such as basic chords, reading melodic lines, and tuning the ukulele. No experience is necessary. Instruments will be provided. Maximum enrollment is 12 students. For students in grades 3-8.

Drumming Circle (Session I or Session II)

Students enrolled in the Drumming Circle class will explore elements of rhythm, improvisation, and group participation. Instruments to be used include tubanos, djembe, hand drums, claves, tambourines, bells, and shakers. Instruments will be provided. Maximum enrollment is 12 students. For students in grades 3-8.

Decorah Lutheran Alleluia Choir (Session I and Session II)

Students enrolled in the Decorah Lutheran Children's Choir will work on music literacy skills and vocal production. The group will share music during Sunday services on Oct. 21 and Dec. 8 at 8:30 a.m. There is no tuition cost related to participation in this ensemble.  For students in grades 3-6.

Rock Band (Session I and Session II)

The Rock Band class will focus on teaching students how to perform, improvise, and compose the popular music genres that they enjoy, such as rock, country, and pop. No experience is necessary. Instruments will be provided. Maximum enrollment is 12 students. For students in grades 5-8.

Recorders (Session I only)

Students enrolled in the Recorders class will read music, improvise, and play in small ensembles. Instruments will be provided. Maximum enrollment is 12 students. For students in grades 3-8.

Song Writing (Session II)

Students enrolled in the Song Writing class will learn fundamentals of writing music and partake in activities involving individual and group improvisation. Maximum enrollment is 12 students. For students in grades 5-8.

Barred Instrument Band (Session II only)

Students enrolled in the Barred Instrument Group will improve their music literacy skills through exploring, improvising, and creating using barred instruments. Instruments will be provided. Maximum enrollment is 12 students. For students in grades 3-8.