"SICOEM" Contextual System of Musical Training
Prospero Reyes Cedeño, Director of Filarmonia Vallesana
Inspired by athletic trainers through ensembles and group training.
It has many origins, one of them being to create a mass musical-educational system that could put emphasis on having fun and not in the rigor of the traditional teaching of conservatives and music schools with their rigorous specialized teachers.
The SICOEM is divided in two main phases: Play and Training.
During the Play phase, children develop their creativity, imagination, and group organization through the use of the ‘garabato’, the pre-music, and different dynamics.
The Instrumental Training is developed in 4 distinct stages:
The SICOEM as allowed us in Filarmonía Vallesana to count with:
A Symphonic Band
A Jazz Band