My name is Beth Purvis. I am the music teacher at Hernando Elementary School! I earned a bachelors degree and masters degree in Music from the University of Mississippi. I am also certified in levels 1 & 2 of Orff and have had level 1 training in Kindermusik.
My husband and I have 1 daughter. She is a junior at Mississippi State University.
I am eager to work with your children and help them develop a love for MUSIC! I have many wonderful Music lessons planned for the 2019-2020 school year!
Keep hands feet and objects to yourself.
Raise your hand for permission to speak.
Always be kind.
TIMBRE (TONE COLOR) - the special sound of a voice or instrument
SOLFEGE - a vocal exercise sung to the syllables DO,RE,MI,FA,SO,LA,TI,DO
DYNAMICS - the loudness or softness of sounds
FORM -the order of sections in music. (same and different parts)
PITCH-the highness or lowness of a sound
A CAPPELLA -to sing with no accompaniment
RHYTHM -the duration of sound; patterns of sound, long, short, or steady combinations
MELODY - the tune; an organized sequence of pitches
HARMONY- the combination of two or more pitches
BEAT- a steady pulse, like the beat of your heart or the ticking of a clock
TEMPO - the speed at which the music is played
Memphis Symphony has several wonderful performances scheduled for the
year! HES students would enjoy their LIBRARY TUNES AND TAILS!
Please check their website, www.memphissymphony.org, for times and locations. You will find the information under their calendar of events.
Be sure to look at Kudzuplayers.com. They also have performances scheduled that children will enjoy.
Coro Rio has a wonderful choral program for children, teens and adults. They have a wonderful web site listing their outstanding choral groups!