Goals for Rhythm Levels

CORE CURRICULUM: Primer - Level 12

Level

Concepts to Master

Primer

Clapping with a metronome or drum track set to 60 bpm

1

Quarter, Half & Whole Notes & Rests & Ties in Simple Time

2

Eighth Notes & Ties in Simple & Compound Meter

3

Cut Time, Simple 16th Notes, Quarter & Eighth Note Triplets

4

Eighth Note Rests on the Downbeat in Simple & Compound Meter
Basic Triplets & Duplets

5

Eighth Note Rests on the Upbeat & Downbeat in Simple & Compound Meter
   in Slow & Fast Time with Simple 16th Note Figures

6

All Sixteenth Note Figures within a Quarter

7

Sixteenth Note Rests

8

The Single Dot & The Double Dot

9

Eighth Note Syncopation

10

Sixteenth Note Syncopation

11

Eighth Note Triplets
Eighth Note Triplets Combined with Sixteenth Notes

12

Quarter, Half, & Sixteenth Note Triplets