Music Lessons of Hobbits, Elves, and Dwarves

Fun music appreciation lessons related to the music of Tolkien's books and movies!

Who wants to learn about some music of hobbits, elves, and dwarves? Join in the fun with the Music Lessons of Hobbits, Elves, and Dwarves online mini-course, which is great for all ages!

We will learn about the composer of the music for the film series of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings--Howard Shore--and how he used a technique called leitmotif to enhance the movie-watcher's enjoyment!

Learn all about leitmotifs, listen to them, and learn to distinguish the differences between them.

This mini-course can be completed in a couple of weeks, or spread it out even longer if you'd like.

Here's a free preview lesson to try out:

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Your Instructor

Gena Mayo
Gena Mayo

Gena Mayo is a homeschooling mom of 8 who has been teaching music in various forms for 30 years. She has a Bachelors degree in Music Education and a Masters degree in Vocal Pedagogy (teaching voice lessons). It has been her joy to teach elementary and junior high choir, high school voice classes, private voice lessons for teens through adults, early childhood music and movement classes (babies through preschool), elementary general music, and music appreciation for elementary through high school. But, her favorite music teaching experience has been as musical director for stage musicals such as Seussical, Shrek, Singing in the Rain, Newsies, and Beauty and the Beast. It is Gena's desire to help all homeschoolers easily include music in their homeschools!

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 14 days and we will give you a full refund.

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